Funding acknowledgements

The work of the  Digital Industrial Ergonomics and Shoulder Evaluation Laboratory (DIESEL) is enabled by competitive research support funding. Since its inception, DIESEL has been supported by over $5.6 million in operating and infrastructure funding streams from various sources.

Recent funding sources and project support:


logos of current funding sources

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF)

Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology

Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD)

Ministry of Labour (MOL)


Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Network for Aging Research

Silverberry Genomix


United States Council for Automotive Research (USCAR)

WP INNOVA (formerly Western Plastics)


Past funding sources:


Logos for AUTO21, Canada defense, Liberty Mutual, WSIB, RBC, Ontario Research Fund, and Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation


Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC)

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI)

Ontario Research Fund

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

Worker Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)


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