NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants

In response to COVID-19 pandemic, NSERC is leveraging the expertise of researchers in natural science and engineering and their partners across Canada to address this unprecedented crisis. 

NSERC is providing up to $15 million in total support to stimulate collaborations between academic researchers and the public and not-for-profit sectors, and industry to address pandemic-related research and technical challenges. Support for up to $50,000 for one-year projects is being made available. 

NSERC will process these applications in an accelerated fashion. Partners do not need to provide cash contributions to participate, but must be engaged throughout the research process, from input in design to using the expertise and/or the research results.  

Interested applicants should contact their faculty Research Facilitator and visit the ISA website

Deadline: Applications will be accepted at any time until June 1, 2020

Eligibility:  Canadian university researchers who are eligible to recieve NSERC funds may apply on their own or as a team with co-applicants who are also eligible academic researchers. The Principal Investigator must hold an active peer-reviewed grant from NSERC as primary applicant at the time of application. 

Website: https://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Innovate-Innover/COVID-19/index_eng.asp

Note: SFU signature sheets due to ors@sfu.ca and application in submit mode no later than 3 business days before you intend to submit an application to the agency.

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