The NCE Secretariat is pleased to announce the results of the Letter of Intent phase of the 2009 NCE Competition for New Networks.
The NCE Steering Committee has accepted the recommendation of the NCE Selection Committee. Out of 38 eligible Letters of Intent received, the Steering Committee invited the following 10 proposed new NCE Networks (listed in alphabetical order) to submit Full Applications:
|NCE Title||S&T Priority Area||STIC Sub-priority
|Canadian Biofuel and Biorefinery Network (CBBN)||Natural resources and energy||Biofuels,fuel cells and nuclear energy||McGill University||Dr. Donald Smith|
|Carbon Management Canada (CMC)||Environmental science and technologies||Cleanermethods of extracting, processing and using hydrocarbon fuels, includingreduced consumption of these fuels||University of Calgary||Dr. Stephen Larter|
|Care of Older adults with Acutely Compromised Health Network (COACHnet)||Healthand related life sciences and technologies||Health in an aging population||University of British Columbia||Dr. Janet McElhaney|
|Graphics, Animation and New Media Canada (GRAND)||Informationand Communication Technology||Newmedia, animation, and games||University of BritishColumbia||Dr. Kellogg Booth|
|NeuroDevNet (NeuroDevNet)||Healthand related life sciences and technologies||Neuroscience||University of British Columbia||Dr. Daniel Goldowitz|
|Network of University Research for Canadian Leadership in Nuclear Energy Utilization and Sustainability (NUCLEUS)||Natural resources and energy||Biofuels, fuel cells and nuclear energy||McMaster University||Dr. John Luxat|
|Pervasive Infrastructure, Service and Applications (PISA)||Information and Communication Technology||Wireless Networks and services||University of Toronto||Dr. Alberto Leon-Garcia|
|Targeted Biomedical Technology Network(TBTN)||Healthand related life sciences and technologies||Biomedical engineering and medical technologies||McMaster University||Dr. David Williams|
|Canadian Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine Network (TransNet)||Health and related life sciences and technologies||Regenerative medicine||University of Toronto||Dr. Gary Levy|
|Canadian Water Security and Community Solutions Network (WSCSNet)||Environmental science and technologies||Water (health, energy, security)||University of Victoria||Dr. Andrew Weaver|
The invited applicants have until Tuesday, August 11, 2009 to submit their Full Applications. The NCE Secretariat expects to announce final results in the fall of 2009.
If you have any questions or inquiries regarding the competition, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org