Li Ka Shing Foundation grants $1M to The Pelling Lab for Augmented Biology at uOttawa

Posted on Monday, November 18, 2019

The Li Ka Shing Foundation, one of the world’s largest private non-profit charitable organizations, has granted $1 million to fund the research of Dr. Andrew Pelling, Full Professor at the University of Ottawa’s Department of Physics, into the development of plant-based biomaterials. With this grant, the Pelling Lab for Augmented Biology, located in the STEM Complex at the University of Ottawa, will be able to continue and expand its groundbreaking research into the creation of novel biomaterials. This work first came to global prominence after Pelling premiered the creation of a human ear in a TED talk which has now gained millions of views. Read the full article.

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