Genomics R&D Initiative (GRDI)
The Genomics Research and Development Initiative (GRDI) supports genomics research in federal government laboratories in areas such as health care, food safety and global food security, sound management of natural resources, a sustainable and competitive agriculture sector, and environmental protection.
Services and information
Supports genomics research in 8 federal science departments and agencies
Successes in developing solutions to priority issues for Canada
Research through shared priority projects to address important issues for Canadians
Supports agriculture, environment, fisheries and oceans, forestry and health in Canada
Annual performance reports and evaluations
Genomics is the study of genes and how they work, and the creation of new tools to advance related research
GRDI's research offers solutions to key issues for Canadians
An overview of significant benefits the GRDI has delivered to Canadians
A visual depiction of how the GRDI delivers on the promise of genomics to enhance the health, safety and economic prosperity of Canadians
Why collaborate with us
The GRDI creates environmental, social and economic benefits for Canadians. Research areas include agriculture, environment, fisheries and oceans, forestry and health. We deliver our projects in collaboration with universities, other government departments, international research institutes, the private sector and non-governmental organizations.