Who we are
CIFAR brings together outstanding researchers from across disciplines and borders to address important challenges facing the world. We support leading edge research with the potential for global impact.
Established in 1982, CIFAR is a Canadian-based, international research institute with nearly 400 fellows, scholars and advisors from 18 countries. In 2017, CIFAR was chosen by the Canadian government to lead the $125 million Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy.