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.


Our 2015 Snapshot

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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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CBU Language Lab Gives New Voice to Communication Research

There’s more to most communication than an exchange of words. Dr. Peter MacIntyre and Dr. Erin Robertson of Cape Breton University know better than most as they examine the complex social interactions between people in a new Psychology of Language Lab supported by the Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Trust (NSRIT) and the Canada Foundation […]

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