NRC research highlights for 2018


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2018 has been a year of ground-breaking science achievements.

We made wheat more resilient and productive for farmers

We developed a single quantum dot laser for faster optical communication

We launched a world first – the Centre for Air Travel Research

We developed a spray technology that will revolutionize electric motors

We helped Canada's building and infrastructure become more climate resilient

We worked with partners to preserve and revitalize Indigenous languages

We leveraged ultrasonic technology to improve the safety of miners

We celebrated 100 years of astronomical discovery

We developed a process to produce a new Ebola vaccine

We launched the Government of Canada's first live trial of blockchain technology

We renewed Canada's EUREKA membership to support international co-innovation

We developed a miniaturized lab to analyze medical samples during space travels

We contributed to the redefinition of the kilogram

We reduced foodborne illnesses through smart processing and packaging

We won an international award for our contributions to ice engineering

Paul Corkum received the highest accolade of the UK's Institute of Physics

We helped innovative businesses connect to the global research community

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