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CANARIE Launches $2M Call for Proposals to Expand Canada’s Advanced Network Capability

May 29, 2009 (OTTAWA, Ontario) – CANARIE Inc. today announced a Call for Proposals valued at $2 million to expand the advanced network capabilities of Canada’s research and education community, and bolster national and international research collaboration that enables scientific discovery, knowledge creation and network-based technology innovation.

As part of CANARIE’s Infrastructure Extension Program (IEP), the Call for Proposals aims to connect Canadian innovators and their collaborators around the corner, across the country and throughout the world, and provide the ultra high-speed network capability they require to explore new research and education possibilities, address grand multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral challenges, and accelerate the delivery of research results. To date, eight federal government departments representing 40 government laboratories, and four educational, arts and culture organizations are leveraging $13 million in network infrastructure delivered through the IEP to achieve their research and education objectives.

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