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Genomics plays a vital role in driving Québec's economic future. That is why Génome Québec aims at advancing knowledge in genomics by funding major research projects. In this section, you will discover all the latest achievements in the field of genomics.

Genome Canada and SSHRC Joint Initiative on Societal Implications of Disruptive Innovation in Genomics

June 26, 2015

June 26, 2015, Ottawa, ON – Genome Canada (GC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)have signed a joint initiative agreement to jointly support social sciences and humanities research and related activities pertaining to genomics, with one of the first initiatives focusing on societal implications of disruptive innovation in genomics.

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Launching Disruptive Innovation Competition

June 11, 2015

Genome Canada is pleased to launch the 2015 Disruptive Innovation in Genomics (DIG) Competition. This funding opportunity is aimed at supporting projects focused on the development of disruptive innovation in the field of genomics.

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Request for Applications Natural resources and the environment

June 8, 2015

Genome Canada Request for Applications: 2015 Large-Scale Applied Research Projects: Natural resources and the environment: "Sector Challenges –Genomic solutions"

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A $6.5-million Canadian Foundation for Innovation funding for CHU Sainte-Justine and Université de Montréal

June 1, 2015

The Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced Friday investment for new research infrastructure through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation, that Canadian researchers across the country will use to advance knowledge. An amount of $6.5-million was allocated to CHU Sainte-Justine and Université de Montréal, partners on the Research Program for Rare Pediatric Diseases RaPiD, a transcanadian pipeline for the discovery, disease phenotyping and mechanism identification, as well as identification of efficient treatment approaches for pediatric rare diseases and cancers, to be conducted in collaboration with University of Ottawa, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Dalhousie University and University of British Columbia.

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