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Province pledges $4.2 million to support research programs at UHN

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Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research, Innovation and Science, told a news conference that Ontario’s competitiveness “depends on harnessing our research, innovation and entrepreneurial strengths.” (Photo: Nick Nelson/Ontario)

The Ontario government has announced $51 million in funding for research innovation across the province, including $4.2 million to support 13 projects at UHN.

"Ontario's capacity to compete globally depends on harnessing our research, innovation and entrepreneurial strengths," Reza Moridi, Minister of Research, Innovation and Science, told a news conference at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Monday.

"Our government is proud to support the work of individuals who are at the forefront of scientific discovery leading to new treatments, cures and technologies," the Minister said. "Their efforts will bring promising new technologies to market, growing our innovation economy to help Ontario compete and win in the global economy."

UHN has received funding from the province for 78 projects worth more than $127 million since 2003.

For more information on the announcement, read the government's news release.

Team shot of gang on stage at announcement
(L to R) Dr. Michael Hoffman, Computational Genomicist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Dr. Jean Wang, Clinician Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Dr. Frank Rudzicz, Computer Scientist and Scientist, Toronto Rehab, UHN Toronto, Reza Moridi, Ontario Minister of Research, Innovation and Science, Dr. Peter Pisters, UHN President and CEO, and Dr. Bradly Wouters, Interim Director, Research, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, who becomes Executive Vice President, Science and Research, UHN in October, at Monday’s announcement. (Photo: Nick Nelson/Ontario)​

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