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20211202
7000

Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program International Verified Date 1 1 days until deadline

Deadline: December 02, 2021
Maximum Award: $7,000 CAD

The Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program provides Canadian faculty with short-term opportunities to build or expand partnerships with Latin American and Caribbean institutions through teaching and/or research at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels. If you are interested in submitting an application, please contact Zhaoying Hu at least 2 weeks before the deadline at research_mobility@sfu.ca to obtain application forms and request a letter of support. Completed and signed applications must be submitted to SFU International by Friday, February 26, 2021. If you are interested in this opportunity, please join the information session: Funding Tools to Support Research Collaborations with Latin America Date and Time: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 12pm PDT  Join the session: https://sfu.zoom.us/j/63416210175?pwd=ZjZZa1BuTG83bTA0d0RkdFNIOGF2UT09

20211215

Applied Research and Technology Partnership Grant International Verified Date 14 14 days until deadline

Deadline: December 15, 2021

NSERC has announced the launch of the Applied Research and Technology Partnership grants under the Community Innovation (CCI) program. These grants will allow colleges, CEGEPs and polytechnics across the country to help Canadian small to medium-sized enterprises seize new opportunities by applying innovative research and technologies or developing them into useful new products. Although this opportunity is directed for colleges, co-applicants who have remunerated at or affiliation with an eligible Canadian college or university may be included in an application. Please see the above link for more details, including virtual webinar information dates.

20220101
25000

Science Magazine Prizes and Awards International 31 31 days until deadline

Deadline: Continuous
Maximum Award: $25,000 USD

Science magazine recognizes the achievements of researchers at all stages of their careers through a variety of prizes and awards.

20220111
3200000

New Frontiers in Research Fund Transformation Competition (NFRFT) Canadian Verified Date 41 41 days until deadline

Deadline: January 11, 2022
Maximum Award: $3,200,000 CAD

The objective of the Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting change. The challenge may be fundamental, leading to a scientific breakthrough, or applied, with a social, economic, environmental or health impact. Projects are expected to be world-leading, drawing on global research expertise, when relevant.

20220531

Transition Pathways International

Deadline: May 31, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.

The Transition Accelerator, a pan-Canadian registered charity focused on reaching net-zero while solving other societal challenges, is looking to collaborate with researchers across the country interested in developing transformational pathways to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Eligible applicants are encouraged to apply by May 31, 2021. The Transition Accelerator will award up to 3 proposals for $20,000 each.

20220609

Clean Resource Innovation Network Technology Competition International

Deadline: June 09, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.

The Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) is a pan-Canadian network focused on ensuring Canada's energy resources can be sustainably developed and integrated into the global energy supply. CRIN is seeking innovative technological solutions for Canada's oil and gas industry that improve environmental performance, support economic growth, and competitiveness of Canadian companies, and create high-value jobs. Proposals are invited for technology solutions related to oil and gas industry operations, including both new developments and retrofit opportunities for existing operations. The deadline to submit a complete Expression of Interest is Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 3:00 PM (PST). Kindly see the funding opportunity for further details on eligibility, funding, etc.

20220616
100000

Discovery Horizons Grant International

Deadline: June 16, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.
Maximum Award: $100,000 CAD

NSERC is launching a pilot funding opportunity to support investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences and engineering (NSE). The Discovery Horizons grants are expected to be valued from $50K to $100K per year and NSERC is expecting to award approximately 10-20 grants for this pilot year. LOI application is due June 15, 2021 and full applications are due by October 18, 2021. Kindly click on the funding opportunity link for more details.

20220702

Scotiabank Net Zero Research Fund International

Deadline: July 02, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.

The Bank of Nova Scotia has established a Net Zero Research Fund to initiate partnerships with leading think-tanks and academic institutions that are supporting key sectors in their efforts to decarbonize. Scotiabank is offering grants from $25,000 up to a maximum of $100,000 for this 2021 call for proposals. Applicants must submit their full and summary applications for review to Scotiabank by July 2, 2021 at 11:59pm EST.

20220810
250000

New Frontiers in Research Fund, Exploration Canadian

Deadline: August 10, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.
Maximum Award: $250,000 CAD

The objective of the Exploration stream of the NFRF program is to support high risk, high reward and interdisciplinary research that is not easily supported through funding opportunities currently offered by the three agencies.

20220818

NSERC NOVA Program International

Deadline: August 18, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.

The Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) are proud to announce the launch of the first competition of their new NOVA program. The main objective of this program is to support research projects in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering (NSE) fields led by early-career researchers from Quebec and conducted in collaboration with researchers from other Canadian provinces and territories. LOI applications are due on August 18, 2021 and full applications are due on September 22, 2021.

20220915
150000

Sony Research Awards Program International

Deadline: September 15, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.
Maximum Award: $150,000 USD

Sony Corporation of America is accepting applications for two Research Award Programs: Faculty Innovation Award and Focused Research Award. Proposal submissions are open from July 15, 2021 to September 15, 2021. This Program is intended to foster partnership with university faculty and researchers. It will support university research and innovation in the U.S. and Canada (plus India and select countries in Europe) with awards of up to $150,000 USD per year for each accepted proposal.

20220920
3200000

New Frontiers in Research Fund Transformation Competition (NFRFT) Canadian Verified Date

Deadline: September 20, 2022
Maximum Award: $3,200,000 CAD

The objective of the Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting change. The challenge may be fundamental, leading to a scientific breakthrough, or applied, with a social, economic, environmental or health impact. Projects are expected to be world-leading, drawing on global research expertise, when relevant.

20220921
250000

NFRF - Special Call - Innovative Approaches to Research in the Pandemic Context International

Deadline: September 21, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.
Maximum Award: $250,000 CAD

A 2021 Innovative Approaches to Research in the Pandemic Context competition of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) was launched recently. The goal of the funding opportunity is to accelerate the exploration of new approaches and the development and testing of new directions in research methodologies, to respond to challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Deadline to submit a NOI is September 21, 2021 and full application is due to NFRF by October 26, 2021. Kindly click on the above link for details on this opportunity.

20220922

Energy Innovation Program - Carbon capture, utilization and storage stream International

Deadline: September 22, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.

Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) provides an important pathway to emissions reductions for energy and industrial activities under conditions where neither electrification nor low carbon fuels are able to provide technically or economically feasible low-carbon solutions. Natural Resources Canada is seeking to support Front-End Engineering and Design studies for CCUS projects that have the potential to significantly mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. Deadline to submit an Expression of Interest is September 22, 2021.

20220923

Applied Research and Technology Partnership Grant International

Deadline: September 23, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.

NSERC has announced the launch of the Applied Research and Technology Partnership grants under the Community Innovation (CCI) program. These grants will allow colleges, CEGEPs and polytechnics across the country to help Canadian small to medium-sized enterprises seize new opportunities by applying innovative research and technologies or developing them into useful new products. Although this opportunity is directed for colleges, co-applicants who have remunerated at or affiliation with an eligible Canadian college or university may be included in an application. Please see the above link for more details, including virtual webinar information dates.

20220927
150000

WiSTEM2D Scholars Award International

Deadline: September 27, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.
Maximum Award: $150,000 USD

Supports women pursuing research in STEM2D (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing & Design).

20220928

IDEaS Fifth Call for Proposals International

Deadline: September 28, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.

The Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) Program has launched six new challenges under Competitive Projects covering a wide scope of Department of National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces (DND/CAF) needs, including real-time surveillance, rotary blade maintenance, antennas, and greenhouse gas reduction. The IDEaS Program is looking forward to seeing the cutting edge work being developed by innovators for these new challenges. Deadline to apply for any of the new challenges is September 15, 2021.

20221021

NSERC and EU Joint Call on Quantum Technologies International

Deadline: October 21, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) is pleased to announce its partnership with the European Commission on a call for research proposals on quantum technologies. The joint EU-Canada projects are expected to address a mix of quantum technology challenges in the areas of quantum communication, computing, simulation and sensing. Under this call, Canada and Europe will each provide up to €4,000,000 (approximately ~C$6,000,000) in funding to support joint research projects. Deadline to apply is October 21, 2021 at 8am PST. Kindly click on the link for more information.

20221112
15000

France Canada Research Fund (FCRF): New Research Collaborations International

Deadline: November 12, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.
Maximum Award: $15,000 CAD

For new research collaborations jointly developed by French and Canadian teams that have never worked together before.

20221118
1000000

The Leaders Prize Canadian

Deadline: November 18, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.
Maximum Award: $1,000,000 CAD

The Leaders Prize offers $1 million to the team that most effectively automates the fact-checking process using artificial intelligence.

20221125
1

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Awards for Science Promotion Canadian

Deadline: November 25, 2022*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.
Maximum Award: Varies

Focuses on people and groups who are inspirational in the way they promote science to the general public. The individual recipient will receive an award of $10,000. The winning group will be awarded $25,000 to further science promotion activities. Funds paid to winners of this prize are subject to the PromoScience Grants Guide.

20231102
3200000

New Frontiers in Research Fund Transformation Competition (NFRFT) Canadian

Deadline: November 02, 2023*
*NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.
Maximum Award: $3,200,000 CAD

The objective of the Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting change. The challenge may be fundamental, leading to a scientific breakthrough, or applied, with a social, economic, environmental or health impact. Projects are expected to be world-leading, drawing on global research expertise, when relevant.

99991231
5000

VPR Major Research Project Application Preparation Grants Canadian Verified Date

Deadline: Continuous
Maximum Award: $5,000 CAD

VPR Major Research Project Application Preparation grants assist SFU faculty members who are applying for major external research grants (e.g., CFI, NCE or SSHRC MCRI or INE). Assistance may take the form of support salaries for personnel needed to prepare application materials, costs of travel required to meet with research collaborators, long-distance telephone/fax charges, etc. These grants do not fund research per se.

99991231
1000000

Alliance Grants Canadian Verified Date

Deadline: Continuous
Maximum Award: $1,000,000 CAD

Alliance grants encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be from the private, public or not-for-profit sectors.

99991231
500000

The objective of the International stream is to support international research collaborations and position Canada and Canadian researchers as strategic partners at the international level. The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) 2020 Horizon Global Platform competition provides funding for Canadian researchers who are partners on successful projects funded through eligible calls under the EU Horizon 2020.

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This program will build teams to address challenges requiring further research and development for solutions to meet COVID-19 related needs. The NRC will build these teams drawing on internal-to-government capacity and academic researchers who register to indicate their interest, and related areas of expertise and capabilities.

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Please see the following important call for project ideas or proposals from Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster for COVID-19 related-research. Further information and questions can be directed to Avi Kapoor, Strategic Partnerships Manager for SFU's Big Data Initiative.

99991231

WorkSafe BC - Research Training Awards International

Deadline: Continuous

Research Training Awards are designed to foster the development of occupational health and safety research expertise in B.C. These awards are available to highly-qualified graduate students at the master's and doctoral level and their purpose is to enable highly qualified students to undertake full-time research training.

99991231
180000

The PICS Opportunity Projects Program provides support for engaged research projects that develop new knowledge and directly facilitate use of that knowledge for climate change mitigation and adaptation solutions. This program is aimed at self-contained projects of less than three years duration and encourages applications involving one or more of the following attributes: innovative and impactful ideas, new entrants to the climate solution generation space or new partnerships between academics and practitioners that may not have developed a prior track record of success.

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This grant serves to establish collaboration between German universities and international partners. Applications must be submitted by German researchers. Researchers who have already achieved their doctorates and who are based at a German research institution in Germany or abroad can apply.All disciplines are eligible for the grant.

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The goal of the Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility. Individual Fellowships provide opportunities to researchers of any nationality to acquire and transfer new knowledge and to work on research and innovation in Europe (EU Member States and Horizon 2020 Associated Countries) and beyond. The scheme particularly supports the return and (re)integration of European researchers from outside Europe and those who have previously worked here, as well as researchers displaced by conflict outside the EU and Horizon 2020 Associated Countries. It also promotes the career restart of individual researchers who show great potential.

99991231
3000000

Inaugural Funding Opportunity from NDRIO International

Deadline: TBD
Maximum Award: $3,000,000 CAD

The New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization has announced their Inaugural Funding Opportunity (IFO) to bridge the gap between the three digital research infrastructure (DRI) pillars (i.e. Advanced Research Computing, Research Data Management, and Research Software). This funding opportunity will provide $100,000 to $3 million for projects that address IFO's key objectives. Letter of Intent submissions will open in May 2021 and only applications selected at the LOI stage will be invited to submit a Full Proposal. For further details please click on the funding opportunity link.

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The Canada Biomedical Research Fund (CBRF) is an institutional program administered by the Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat (TIPS) housed at Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) on behalf of the three federal research funding agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and SSHRC. The CBRF is based on an ecosystem approach and is designed to build on existing assets, infrastructure, partnerships, and strengths of institutions and to support targeted investments for maximum impact. The total budget for CBRF is $250 million over four years starting in 2022-2023.


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