Science and innovation

Learn about scientific research on health, the environment and space, and access programs and services that support business innovation. Includes how to fund, finance or partner ongoing research, protect intellectual property, and find Government of Canada scientists or datasets.


Services and information

Research funding and awards

Information on funding opportunities and awards for your area of scientific research, including health, social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, innovation and manufacturing.

Science subjects

Learn about the government's scientific research and publications across a wide spectrum of fields, including our earth and its environment, living things, natural resources, space, engineering, social sciences and more.

Open data, statistics and archives

Sources of data, analysis and archival information for research and discovery purposes.

Research institutes and facilities

Learn about government research centres across the country and find out about opportunities to partner with and access these facilities for your research.

Research and development (R&D) and innovation

Access resources to help fuel your R&D and innovation projects. Find out about funding, collaboration opportunities, commercialization and licensing, technologies, innovative solutions and more.

Intellectual property and copyright

Information on how to protect your intellectual property (IP) and gain competitive intelligence.

Directory of scientists and other research professionals

Use our consolidated directory to find government scientists and research professionals from more than 10 institutions by area of expertise, location, organization and more. Also search directories of institutions who manage their own directories.

Science educational resources

Find science activities, games, lesson plans, videos and more to help children and teens learn about science and technology.


Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund

This fund will provide up to $2 billion over the next three years to accelerate infrastructure projects at universities and colleges across Canada.

Canadian Wildland Fire Information System

See maps of daily fire weather and fire behaviour.

E-postcards from the Arctic

See postcards from scientists working in Canada's Arctic.

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