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

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Canadian cure for manufacturing next-generation pharmaceuticals

New medicines are no longer one-size-fits-all.

Happy 50th VLBI!

Our experts changed astronomy in 1967 by being the first to connect radio telescopes across vast distances with Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI), used today by an Earth-sized telescope.

Explore 100 years of innovation for Canada

An online book featuring pivotal stories from NRC's history.

Providing customized solutions

Working with partners to tackle strategic national priorities through mission-oriented research programs

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Working with clients to solve complex R&D challenges to bring their products to the marketplace

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Working with SMEs to accelerate their growth with funding and advisory services

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Increasing Canada's innovation capacity

NRC facilitates access to international R&D network for Canadian firms

New innovation advantage for Canadian companies through access to technology, expertise, and markets in Europe and beyond.

Concierge Service: Your guide to innovation

Get connected to the best funding and support programs to help your business grow.

Supporting Canada's clusters

Connect with the NRC in building Canada's innovation capacity.

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