MSSI announces 2023 Ideas Fund recipients

Published: 24 March 2023

The McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative (MSSI) has announced the results of its latest Ideas Fund competition. The Ideas Fund awards seed funding to projects led by McGill researchers, enabling them to pursue high-risk, high-reward projects in sustainability research.

Five teams received awards of $40,000 each to explore diverse research questions that included the use of color developers in thermal labels, improving efficiencies in photocatalysis, reducing electronic waste through the development of biodegradable batteries, the conservation of pollinator biodiversity, and novel packaging to reduce food waste.

Read more about the funded projects on the MSSI website. 

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