The PerkLab received significant support from Cancer Care Ontario from their Applied Cancer Research Unit program. The funding is for setting up a team for System Prototyping in Image-Guided Robotic Percutaneous Intervention, which will develop reusable and customizable software infrastructures to assist clinical translation of experimental diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. The support is for 5 years. The principal investigator is Gabor Fichtinger (Queen's, PerkLab) , co-investigators are Terry Peters (Robarts Research Institute, London, ON) and David Jaffray (Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto), lead software system architect Andras Lasso (Queen's, PerkLab). See list of research units on Cancer Care Ontario website.