Dalhousie University has received $2 million in research funding from U.S. aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin.The money will help Dalhousie carry out scientific research in quantum computing, physics and material sciences. Research results will be published and Lockheed Martin will have an option to licence any intellectual property that arises from the research.
The funding is part of Lockheed Martin’s commitment to place work in Atlantic Canada as a result of the federal government’s purchase of 17 Super Hercules aircraft from the company.
Based in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin has 140,000 employees worldwide, including 500 in Canada.
-with a report from CP