National Research Council Canada

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

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Areas of research

Discover our areas of specialization and how our research helps advance knowledge for Canada.

Research collaboration

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

Research facilities

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

Technical and advisory services

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

Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP)

Get access to funding, advice and services to help you innovate and grow your business.

International calls for proposals

Find opportunities to connect and collaborate with R&D partners across the globe to stimulate innovation.


Get access to the National Science library, national construction codes and NRC newsletters.

Technology licensing

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


The Honourable Navdeep Singh Bains

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development


The Honourable Kirsty Duncan

Minister of Science and Sport


The Honourable Mary Ng

Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion


Collaboration Centres

Working with partners to support the pursuit of research excellence.

Spotlight on our experts

Dr. Albert Stolow receives 2018 John C. Polanyi Award.

International opportunities

Connect, collaborate and grow beyond Canada's borders.

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