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Canada Named Research Organizations list

List of universities, research institutes and/or laboratories connected to military, national defence, or state security entities that could pose a risk to Canada’s national security.

The Canadian government maintains a list of universities, research institutes and/or laboratories connected to military, national defence, or state security entities that could pose a risk to Canada’s national security.

To ensure compliance with the Policy on Sensitive Technology Research and Affiliations of Concern, all researchers involved in activities funded by a research grant that advance a sensitive technology research area must review the list of Named Research Organizations. This list is composed of research organizations and institutions that pose the highest risk to Canada’s national security due to their direct, or indirect connections with military, national defence, and state security entities.

Data overview

Entities:
Total547
Searchable252
Targets252
Entity types:
Organizations252
Countries:
China203
Iran34
Russia15
Publisher:Government of Canada (Canada)
Collections:in Consolidated Sanctions · OpenSanctions Default
Information:science.gc.ca
Source data:science.gc.ca · HTML
Last changed:
Last checked: · updated daily

Bulk download

Downloads contain the full set of entities contained in this dataset. You can fetch a simplified tabular form, or detailed, structured data in JSON format. Updated files will be provided once a day at the same location.

File nameExport typeSize
entities.ftm.jsonFollowTheMoney entities321.18 KB
names.txtTarget names text file10.84 KB
senzing.jsonSenzing entity format134.5 KB
statistics.jsonDataset statistics821 B
targets.nested.jsonTargets as nested JSON324.63 KB
targets.simple.csvTargets as simplified CSV76.19 KB

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Using the API

You can query the data in this dataset via the application programming interface (API) endpoints below. Please read the introduction for documentation and terms of service.

Use the Reconciliation API in OpenRefine:
For full-text search, use the /search endpoint:
For entity matching, use the /match endpoint:

Recent additions

The following targeted entities have been added to this data source most recently:

AddedNameTypeCountries
Physic Research CenterOrganizationIran
27th NTsOrganizationRussia
Rocket Force NCO CollegeOrganizationChina
Army Infantry Academy of PLAOrganizationChina
PLA Army Service AcademyOrganizationChina
PLA Navy Equipment AcademyOrganizationChina
The People's Armed Police College ChinaOrganizationChina
Armored Forces Engineering AcademyOrganizationChina
Shahid Sattari Air AcademyOrganizationIran
Institute of Northwest Nuclear TechnologyOrganizationChina
Luoyang Foreign Languages UniversityOrganizationChina
Defensive Research Training InstituteOrganizationIran
Nachang Army AcademyOrganizationChina
Changsha Institute of TechnologyOrganizationChina
Second Military Medical UniversityOrganizationChina