Canadian Network of Scientific Platforms

Advocacy - Education - Networking - Professional development


Raise awareness and promote utility of  scientific platform infrastructure and affect how these resources are funded in Canada


Provide opportunities for technology-based training that include courses, workshops and internships. Building technology-based user groups to exchange experience


Strengthening connectivity within the scientific platform community to advance research and improve services to platform users

Professional development

Provide opportunities for professionals to build skills in leadership, administration and management of facility operations

Save the Date : Scientific Platform Virtual Meeting 2021 – June 15-16-17

SAVE THE DATE June 15,16 and 17, 2021 Great News, We are back for 2021 with a Scientific Platform Meeting that will be held virtually on June 15,16 and 17

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Job Openings

McMaster University – Microscopy Facility Manager – January 2021  McMaster is months away from opening the Centre for Advanced Light Microscopy (CALM). This is a new, large campus central facility[…]

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