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.

Support for technology innovation

Get access to funding, advice and services from the Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) to help you innovate and grow your business.

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

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

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Spotlight on our experts

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