Sector Innovation Program (Intake 6) eDNA

Genome BC’s Sector Innovation Program has launched a new intake – Intake 6 (SIP6), focusing on environmental DNA (eDNA). This competition aims to support genomics research which will address gaps in eDNA analyses that pose barriers to extract and utilize environmental information. Specifically, research supported through this call will focus on the development and validation of eDNA techniques, standards and methods to drive and facilitate the adoption of eDNA by industry and government organizations.

Parameters:

  • Project budget must be in the range of $75K to $250K,
  • Project term must be in the range of 12 to 24 months,
  • Project Leaders who are leading an active project funded through the Sector Innovation Program are eligible to apply to SIP6, and
  • The Project Leader and Co-Project Leader(s) cannot be listed in a leadership role (Project Leader/Co-Project Leader) on more than one Statement of Interest (SOI) submitted to this intake.

Eligibility

The Project Leader is an academic researcher based at one of the following types of BC institutions: (1) post-secondary institutions or their affiliated hospitals or research institutes; (2) laboratories of federal government departments or agencies, including regional health authorities; or (3) non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations (including community or charitable organizations) with an explicit research or knowledge translation mandate.

 

Website

 

Deadlines

Oct 30: Statement of Interest (SOI) No SFU signature sheet required.

Dec 12: Application Deadline. SFU Signature Sheet and full application due to ors@sfu.ca no later than 3 business days before agency deadline. Please see agency website for more info.

Upcoming Deadlines

External
Internal
June 08, 2021June 08, 2021 *
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Sector Innovation Program (Intake 6) eDNA Genome BC’s Sector Innovation Program has launched a new intake – Intake 6 (SIP6), focusing on environmental DNA (eDNA). This competition aims to support genomics research which will address gaps in eDNA analyses that pose barriers to extract and utilize environmental information. .
* 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.
x