Personnel science and technology

Defence Research and Development Canada advances operational performance and health protection of Canadian Armed Forces personnel through the advancement of medical knowledge, diagnostic research and technologies, treatment, and casualty care. This research enhances the performance, health and welfare of Canadian Armed Forces members.


Personnel Readiness

The Personnel Readiness Research Program provides strategic and operational level research and analysis to increase knowledge and to support evidence-based decision-making for the effective and affordable generation, employment and support of Canadian Armed Forces personnel.

Personnel Health Protection

The Personnel Health Research Program provides medical knowledge and capabilities (technologies, techniques and systems) to prevent, diagnose and reduce the immediate and long-term health effects resulting from operations, and to improve the effectiveness of the Canadian Armed Forces when operating in adverse environments.

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