National Research Council (NRC)

January 22, 2018

The National Research Council (NRC) is the Government of Canada’s premier research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge, technology development and fulfilling government mandates. The NRC plays a unique role in Canada, undertaking large-scale mission-oriented R&D programs through a national network of experts and facilities. The Aquatic and Crop Resource Development (ACRD) Research Centre is NRC’s leading Research Centre supporting the bio-economy. With expertise in agricultural, industrial, and marine biotechnologies as well as genomics and bioinformatics, ACRD provides cutting-edge scientific advances, technical services, technology development support, and credible scientific advice to Canadian stakeholders transforming bio‐based resources into sustainable, high‐value products.