VANCOUVER, BC, October 17, 2017 – Syniad Innovations Inc (“Syniad”) is pleased to announce its partnership with Simon Fraser University (“SFU”) to provide advice and support to SFU’s Vice President of Research concerning research and innovation strategy.
SFU is an outstanding university with a nationally significant research reputation based on a research budget of some $130m per year (a 362% growth over the last 15 years). The university has numerous pillars of research excellence – including electrochemistry, clean energy engineering, computing science, data science, modelling, and stem cell research. It’s a great example of a modern university seeking significant impacts on local, national, and global communities.
John Davies, Syniad’s CEO, commented, “Syniad has a long history known the leadership team at SFU for some time, so it’s a great moment to be working with SFU on a formal basis. This is an engagement that will lay the foundations for incredibly productive relationships for years to come.”