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Discover the latest news about the Governor General’s Innovation Awards laureates.

General News

Governor General’s Innovation Awards 2019 Recipients Announced

 Six recipients from across Canada recognized for their groundbreaking work and excellence in innovation   Ottawa, ON – May 13, 2019 –

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Where are they now?

David Brown Continues to Make the World Healthier

2017 laureate and Chinova co-founder David Brown expects to scale production rapidly following new investments …

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Winners

Mary Gordon – 2018 GGIA Laureate

Mary Gordon accepts her award for education achievement through the Roots of Empathy program …

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Dr. Kamran Khan – 2018 GGIA Laureate

Dr Khan accepts his award for BlueDot, a global early warning system for dangerous transmittable diseases …

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First Nations Finance Authority – 2018 GGIA Laureate

CEO Ernie Daniels accepts the award for FNFA’s financial techniques that assist First Nations communities …

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Dr. Kobinger and Dr. Qiu – 2018 GGIA Laureates

Dr Qiu accepts their award for discovering a treatment for the deadly Ebola virus …

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Dr. Tom Chau – 2018 GGIA Laureate

Dr Chau accepts his award for developing technologies that help non-verbal individuals communicate …

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Memorial University team – 2018 GGIA Laureates

MUN professors accept their award for identifying a lethal gene mutation known to cause cardiac death …

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Where are they now?

Kinova Teams up with McGill University

2016 laureate and Kinova founder Charles Deguire has recently partnered with McGill University …

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In the News

2018 Governor General’s Innovation Award Winners

OTTAWA – The Office of the Secretary to the Governor General is pleased to announce the 2018 winners …

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Where are they now?

Orpyx Takes 2nd Place at Pitch@Palace

2016 laureate, Dr Breanne Everett represented Canada at the Duke of Edinburgh’s Pitch@Palace …

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