WorkSafe BC - Innovation at Work

WorkSafeBC is committed to creating a province free from workplace injury, disease, and death, and to providing service driven by our core values of integrity, accountability, innovation, service, and partnership. Research Services has an annual budget of $1.5 million for research grants. Funding is offered through four grant categories, for projects that align with our mandate and research priorities

The WorkSafe BC Innovation at Work grant is to support small-scale research projects that lead to the development of practical solutions to address workplace health and safety issues. 

We encourage collaboration between individuals in the workplace, researchers, and educators. Projects that include the experiences, skills, and expertise of people both in the workplace and in the research community are preferred, but not required. 

Eligibility: Any Canadian resident can apply. Academic researchers affiliated with a college, university, or research institution may apply, but a non-academic partner must be included on the research team. 

Total Funding Available: Maximum of $50,000 for duration of one year. 

Important Dates: 

Competition Launch: November 2020 

Letter of Intent form due (optional): December 2020 

Application Form Due (required): February 2021 

For more information, please click the following link: https://www.worksafebc.com/en/about-us/research-services/funding-streams/innovation-at-work.

When submitting full application: SFU signature sheet and copy of full application are due to ORS@sfu.ca no later than 3 business days before agency deadline.

Upcoming Deadlines

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February 28, 2021February 28, 2021 Verified Date
February 24, 2021 Feb. 24, 2021 February 24, 2021 16:00:00 February 24, 2021 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: WorkSafe BC - Innovation at Work WorkSafe BC Innovation at Work grant is designed to support small-scale one year research projects (maximum of $50,000) that lead to the development of practical solutions to address workplace health and safety issues. Please see funding opportunity for further eligiblity and application details. .

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