Digital health and analytics
As the world adapts to living with COVID 19, NRC is working on new ways to use digital health technologies to not only diagnose and treat the disease, but also help alleviate the impact of the global crisis on your health. Digital technology can also be used to find the virus, track it in our communities and protect Canadians by containing its spread.
Increased collaboration in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic
The National Research Council of Canada’s (NRC) Industrial Research Assistance Program is proud to support Government of Canada efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic by increasing collaboration with industry to build domestic capabilities to fight future pandemics.
Digital connectivity in isolation provides hope (CAMH)
A new Canadian made technology platform uses gaming technology to make remote mental health support as real as possible.
Virtual healthcare guidelines redefine house calls (with OCAD University)
To meet the increasing health needs of Canadians during the pandemic, health care is moving online.
New contactless technology shifts health monitoring between hospital and home (with UBC)
New technology for medical patients allows them to check their physical health remotely by using contactless sensors.
The Global Public Health Intelligence Network System
The Global Public Health Intelligence Network (GPHIN), headquartered at the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), is an early warning system used to identify potential public health threats worldwide.
Using systems biology to uncover links between COVID-19 infection, delirium, and dementia
The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is teaming up with the Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology (OISB) to uncover the links between COVID-19 infection, delirium, and dementia.
Nanotechnology Research Centre joins COVID-19 Consortium
The NRC has joined a consortium of institutions that are merging supercomputing resources to use high-end computing power to study COVID-19.