Canada’s Research Icebreaker CCGS Amundsen Funded Until 2029

Université Laval will receive $54.8 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to support and broaden the scientific activities of the research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen over 2023–2029. This major investment will maintain the Canadian Arctic research community in a leadership position. The financial support will facilitate access to the Amundsen for the Canadian scientific community, international users and Northern researchers, consolidate the technical expertise and contribute to extend and maintain the pool of scientific equipment.

More details on the impact of this investment on Amundsen Science’s activities in Université Laval’s press release.

More details on the CFI investments in major science initiatives.