NRC-Plant Biotechnology Institute (NRC-PBI)

Government Programs
Website and Administrative Organization(s): NRC Plant Biotechnology Institute (NRC-PBI)
National Research Council of Canada
Relevance: Program or service that is directly targeted to the funding or support of large, new and/or strategic advanced technology initiatives
Industry: Manufacturing
Location: Canada
Objective(s): The NRC-PBI performs, assists and promotes strategic discovery research and innovation in plant biotechnology in partnership with key stakeholders.
Focus:
  1. Primary Research
  2. Pre-commercialization Technology Development
  3. Human Resources (Technical)
Eligibility: Eligible participants include Canadian industry and universities

NRC-PBI pursues research in three strategic areas:
  • strategic platform technologies;
  • crop metabolic modification;
  • crop performance.
Value: Collaborative research through the NRC institute provides in-kind support and access to facilities and equipment.
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