National Research Council Canada

The National Research Council (NRC) is the Government of Canada's largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development, and fulfilling government mandates.

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Areas of research

Discover our areas of specialization and how our research helps advance knowledge for Canada.

Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)

Get access to funding, advice and services to help you innovate and grow your business.

Research programs and collaboration opportunities

Collaborate with us to de-risk your innovations, reduce your start-up costs and accelerate your time to market.

International calls for proposals

Find opportunities to connect and collaborate with R&D partners across the globe to stimulate innovation.

Research facilities

Get access to our research infrastructure and specialized laboratories to help accelerate your product development.


Get access to the National Science Library, national construction codes and NRC newsletters.

Technical and advisory services

Seek advice from our experts or gain access to our technical teams, equipment and specialized consulting services.

NRC Virtual store

Order Codes Canada publications, certified reference materials and more.

Technology licensing

Partner with us to fully exploit our market-ready R&D and technology solutions.

Corporate information


The Honourable Navdeep Singh Bains

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development


The Honourable Kirsty Duncan

Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities


The Honourable Bardish Chagger  

Minister of Small Business and Tourism


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