Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Funding Recipients 2020-2023

2023

Project Title:

The Environmental Geochemistry and Interfaces Lab (EGI Lab)

Team Leader(s):

Leslie Robbins

Field of Research:

 Impacts of climate change

Fund Type:

John R. Evans Leaders Fund

CFI Contribution:

$191,372

 

2022

Project Title:

Establishment of Solid-State NMR Facility for Study of Materials Related to Health and Energy

Team Leader(s):

Cory Widdifield

Field of Research:

Structural determination

Fund Type:

John R. Evans Leaders Fund

CFI Contribution:

$420,162

 

Project Title:

Laboratory for Computational Learning Theory

Team Leader(s):

Sandra Zilles

Field of Research:

Machine learning

Fund Type:

John R. Evans Leaders Fund

CFI Contribution:

$77,378

 

2021

Project Title:

Centre for Socially Engaged Theatre

Team Leader(s):

Taiwo Afolabi

Field of Research:

Performance and installation art

Fund Type:

John R. Evans Leaders Fund

CFI Contribution:

$48,228

 

 

Project Title:

Cold-Region Water Resource Recovery Laboratory

Team Leader(s):

Jinkai Xue

Field of Research:

Wastewater treatment (including water treatment processes)

Fund Type:

John R. Evans Leaders Fund

CFI Contribution:

$168,176

 

2020

Project Title:

Cold Region Erosion and Flooding Research Laboratory

Team Leader(s):

Peng Wu

Field of Research:

Civil engineering

Fund Type:

John R. Evans Leaders Fund

CFI Contribution:

$93,000

 

 

Project Title:

Improving cannabis-related health and safety

Team Leader(s):

Nicole Hansmeier

Field of Research:

Biochemistry

Fund Type:

John R. Evans Leaders Fund

CFI Contribution:

$315,000

 

 

Project Title:

Infrastructure to support Canada Research Chair in chemogenomics and antimicrobial research

Team Leader(s):

Omar El-Halfawy

Field of Research:

Antimicrobial resistance

Fund Type:

John R. Evans Leaders Fund

CFI Contribution:

$200,000

 

 

Project Title:

Mitochondrial Systems (mitoSYSTEMS) Research Centre for Chronic Disease

Team Leader(s):

Mohan Babu

Field of Research:

Biochemistry

Fund Type:

Innovation Fund

CFI Contribution:

$1,403,288

 

Project Title:

Peptide Therapeutics and Point-of-Care Salivary Diagnostics for SARS-CoV-2

Team Leader(s):

Mohan Babu

Field of Research:

Proteomics

Fund Type:

Exceptional Opportunities Fund

CFI Contribution:

$200,000