State of the Nation 2012

Appendix A: Granting Council Funding for Science, Technology and Innovation Sub-Priority Areas


Estimates of Granting Council Funding of STI Sub-Priorities: Fiscal Year 2011–12
STI Priorities and Sub-Priorities NSERC
$ 000
CIHR
$ 000
SSHRC
$ 000
Environment 161,203.1 26,288.8 21,408.2
Water, health1 19,568.5 26,288.8 535.8
Water, security 162.0
Water, energy
Cleaner methods of extracting, processing and utilizing hydrocarbon fuels, including reduced consumption of these fuels 10,740.60  
Other (non-sub-priorities) 130,894.0 20,710.4
Natural Resources and Energy 162,219.0 8,021.2 2,346.7
Energy production in the oil sands 14,449.2 57.0
Arctic, resource production 2,181.7
Arctic, climate change adaptation2 24,589.3 8,021.2
Arctic, monitoring
Biofuels, fuel cells and nuclear energy 30,809.5 6.0
Other (non-sub-priorities) 90,189.3 2,283.7
Health and Life Sciences 165,319.1 221,229.6 14,304.6
Regenerative medicine 5,939.8 73,972.3 46.4
Neuroscience 33,392.9 126,700.7
Health in an aging population 20,556.6 67.2
Biomedical engineering and medical technologies 49,339.3 884.2
Other (non-sub-priorities) 76,647.1 13,306.8
Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) 177,889.7 25,118.2
New media, animation and games 8,255.5 3,809.1
Wireless networks and services3 34,674.7 212.3
Broadband networks
Telecom equipment 21,092.7
Other (non-sub-priorities) 113,866.8 21,096.8
Subtotal: Priority Areas 666,630.9 255,539.6 63,177.7
Subtotal: Sub-Priority Areas 255,033.7 255,539.6 5,780.0
Non-Priority Areas 369,535.1 695,190.4 276,146.9
Total Extramural Expenditures 1,036,166.0 950,730.0 339,324.6

1 For NSERC, compilations for Water-Health includes Water-Security.

2 For NSERC, compilations for Arctic-Climate Change Adaptation includes Arctic-Climate Change Monitoring.

3 For NSERC, compilations for Wireless Networks and Services includes Broadband Networks.