National Research Council Canada

The National Research Council (NRC) is the Government of Canada's premier research and technology organization (RTO). Working with clients and partners, we provide innovation support, strategic research, scientific and technical services to develop and deploy solutions to meet Canada's current and future industrial and societal needs.

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In celebration of Earth Day 2017, new research shows that green buildings contribute to a more productive workforce

New ground-breaking research reveals that green buildings do more than reduce energy and increase real-estate value, they also have positive impacts on the employees working in them.

In response to the increase of extreme weather events, the National Research Council is developing measures to keep Canadians safe

To address the impacts of climate change and an increase in extreme weather events such as damaging floods and devastating high winds, the National Research Council (NRC) along with Infrastructure Canada is upgrading codes, specifications, guidelines, and assessment tools to keep Canadians safe.

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Research programs and collaboration opportunities

Collaborate with our strategic research programs to help de-risk your innovative ideas, reduce your start-up costs and accelerate your commercial development timelines.

Technical and advisory services

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

Research facilities

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

Licensing opportunities

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


Search through the National Science Library or find other NRC publications, including national construction codes and newsletters.

Mississippi Mills information updates

The National Research Council is committed to open and regular communications with the communities surrounding the National Fire Laboratory located in Mississippi Mills, Ontario.

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SME support

Engage with our Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) to learn about our advisory, funding and networking support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Canada.

International R&D network

EUREKA helps Canadian innovators to access technology, expertise and markets in Europe and beyond.

Success stories

Inspiring examples of how NRC is helping Canadian companies to get their product to market.

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