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FedDev Q3: Big contributions for Southwestern Ontario topped by Western's $13.7M

FedDev has disclosed its contributions for the period ended December 31 and it was a strong quarter for Southwestern Ontario, which accounted for five of the top seven new fundings.

The largest contribution in the province was the $13.7 million for Western University to go toward the Fraunhofer Project Centre and a new centre for commercialization of advanced manufacturing technology. That funding, under FedDev's Prosperity Initiative, was announced in November.

FedDev's second largest funding in the quarter also went to Southwestern Ontario—$7.3 million to the University of Windsor, also under the Prosperity Initiative program. I haven't seen an announcement for that one yet. Windsor had been looking for FedDev funding for its new Institute for Border Logistics and Security, but I don't know if this is related to that or something else. [UPDATE: That's what it was. It wasn't announced until October ... seven months after I posted this.]

Disclosed FedDev fundin…