TITLE

Funding freeze leaves R&D sector in limbo

AUTHOR(S)
Ross, Ian
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Northern Ontario Business;Sep2004, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the impact of the cancellation of the Ontario Innovation Trust (OIT), a government research infrastructure support program by the McGuinty Liberals on the cash infusion to colleges, universities, and hospitals. Use of the money to recruit talented researchers to Ontario campuses from around the world; Concerns about the transparency of the handling of the funds of OIT; Reaction of some academic leaders on the cancellation of the program.
ACCESSION #
14538284

 

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