Research and collaboration


Collaborate with the NRC and our industry and academic partners to help build Canada's innovation capacity and make scientific breakthroughs.


Research centres

Information about our research centres for advanced electronics and photonics, human health therapeutics, aerospace, digital technologies, nanotechnology, and more

Collaboration centres

The NRC partners with leading Canadian organizations to accelerate science excellence and technology development


Information about NRC research programs in agriculture, construction, information security, renewable energy, pharmacology, measurement science, and more

Library and data collections

Library services and partnerships, including DataCite Canada, DOCLINE in Canada, and the NRC Archives

International innovation

Research excellence, business innovation, international opportunities and scientific unions, global reach, exports

Industrial R&D groups

Industry working groups for multi-client collaboration to share R&D risks and costs in the automotive, energy and mining sectors