Disclosure of grants and contributions awards

Fiscal Year 2011-2012

4th quarter

Recipient Name:University of Toronto
Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Purpose:The Research component of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Class Grant and Contribution Program to support Research, Awareness and Learning in Space Science and Technology provides financial support to organizations to conduct space related research and development in priority areas. It will support targeted knowledge development and innovation to sustain and enhance the Canadian capacity to use space to address national needs and priorities in the future. The Announcement of Opportunity “ Capacity Building in SS&T – Clusters Pilots” aims to contribute to the development of Future Canadian Space Capacity in order to attract, sustain and enhance the nation's critical mass of Canadian space specialists, foster Canadian space innovation, and preserve the capability of the nation space-related facilities. More specifically, this project entitled "Micro mission instruments for carbon cycle science, soil moisture measurements, and lunar and planetary sciences" has the objective (s): To develop and build the capacity to develop new miniature technologies for microspace mission applications. This will further develop Canada's capacity to execute lower cost missions with high scientific return.
Comments:Payment of the grant will be made as follows: Year 1 149,982 $, Year 2 149,982 $ and Year 3 149,982 $.