Stories

 

Read success stories about NRC research, and how our work contributes to the success of our clients and partners.

 

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- Vancouver, British Columbia

Research Centre: Industrial Research Assistance Program
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Human Health Therapeutics
As the leading cause of birth defects, cytomegalovirus (CMV) affects more children than Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or Down Syndrome and infects up to 90 percent of adults worldwide. Typically unnoticed in healthy people, CMV can be life-threatening for the immunocompromised, which includes persons infected with HIV, organ transplant recipients and most commonly, newborn infants.
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- Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Research Centre: Aquatic and Crop Resource Development
Ahiflower® oil is a plant-based omega-3 rich dietary oil available from PEI-based Nature's Crops International (NCI). An affordable and sustainable alternative to fish oil, this natural source of omega-3 fatty acids is a game changer in the nutritional oil market.
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- St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Research Centre: Industrial Research Assistance Program
Financial fraud has become an escalating challenge for financial institutions worldwide. Three Canadian inventors came up with a solution
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Automotive and Surface Transportation
Passengers travelling on sleek, high-speed trains around the world may soon find new models lighter and faster due to a surprising new fabric reinforcing their components: flax fibres. Used around the globe in clothing, table linens and stationery, these fibres are three times as strong as cotton and just as strong as—but considerably lighter than—glass, a prominent component in parts used in ground transportation vehicles.
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- Tirana, Albania 

Research Centre: Aerospace
Industry: Aerospace Manufacturing, Robotics & Automation, Robotics
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Energy, Mining and Environment
Industry: Mining
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 marked humanity’s first close encounter with Pluto, taking planetary exploration to the very edge of our solar system. Following its nine-year trek, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft successfully completed its planetary flyby to collect data and photograph the dwarf planet up-close for the very first time.
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Energy, Mining and Environment
Industry: Energy and natural resources
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- Ottawa, Ontario

Research Centre: Energy, Mining and Environment
Industry: Energy and natural resources