The numbers are impressive. The impact is breathtaking.


Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Trust (NSRIT) supports research infrastructure in Nova Scotia by matching national funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). NSRIT benefits researchers in Health and Life Sciences, Ocean Technology, Clean Technology, and Information and Communications Technology. Since 2001, NSRIT — through the Province of Nova Scotia — has awarded over $66 million to more than 340 projects at Nova Scotia research beneficiary institutions, dramatically leveraging opportunities for innovation and direct economic benefits to the people of Nova Scotia and beyond.


Innovative Chemistry Opportunities Boosted at Saint Mary’s University

Saint Mary’s researchers looking for commercialization opportunities in areas ranging from pharmaceuticals to electronics have a new tool to draw on. It’s not glamourous, but Dr. Kai Ylijoki says the new glove box enhances the research capabilities of Saint Mary University’s Chemistry Department and opened up new possibilities for researchers by allowing them to create […]

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Our 2015 Snapshot

Click newsletter to read about some of our recent research

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Protecting Atlantic Canada’s Film Legacy

Darrell Varga has watched several great Atlantic Canadian films slip into obscurity over the past two decades and he’s not prepared to let it happen any more. The Canada Research Chair in Contemporary Film and Media Studies at NSCAD University is determined not to let the award-winning documentary Passage (2008) by filmmaker John Walker disappear […]

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