Defence Research and Development Canada
Our mission is to enhance Canada’s defence and security posture through excellence in science, technology and innovation.
Our vision is to be Canada’s science, technology and innovation leader, trusted advisor, collaborative partner and knowledge integrator for defence and security.
- Provide national leadership on defence and security science, technology and innovation to enhance Canada’s defence and security posture.
- Advise the Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces, as well as the public safety and national security communities on science and technology related issues.
- Engage and collaborate with an extended network of stakeholders, domestic and international partners.
- Exercise functional authority to ensure coherence of defence and security science, technology and innovation investments.
- $335 million per year
- Annual budget includes the Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program funded at $1.6 billion over 20 years
- National Defence Headquarters (Carling)
- Seven research centres across Canada, each with unique expertise
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