Applied Research and Technology Partnership Grant

The College and Community Innovation (CCI) program is launching this 2-year funding opportunity (in the form of a grant) to help businesses seize new opportunities by applying innovative research and technologies or developing them into useful new products and services. These grants will also help to train students in leading-edge skills essential for the future competitiveness of companies.

Through this opportunity, colleges will undertake a set of applied research projects of varying sizes and durations targeted at providing innovative solutions to business challenges. The grant application should identify the strengths and available resources at the college(s) to address one or more research themes of critical interest to the college’s (or colleges’) regional and national business partners.

Two options are available: 

Option 1, a single college will provide a plan to undertake a set of research projects involving one or a set of business partners for a two year grant ranging from $150K to $450K. 

Option 2, a group of colleges (minimum of three) will provide a plan, submitted and led by one college, to undertake a set of research projects targeting national or sectoral challenges and involving a group of business partners for a two-year grant ranging from $450K to $1M.

Eligibility: 

Canadian colleges that have been declared or that become eligible to administer College and Community Innovation (CCI) program grants by the end of the 2021–2022 fiscal year are eligible to apply to this funding opportunity. The applicant must hold a remunerated position at an eligible Canadian college at the time of application. Co-applicants must have remunerated position at or be affiliated with an eligible Canadian college or university. They are typically faculty or professional/technical staff affiliated with the participating institutions. 

Amount: 

Option 1: $150K to $450K per year, max 1 college

Option 2: $450K to $1M per year, no participation limit

Deadline: 

Competition 1: September 23, 2021 

Competition 2: December 15, 2021

Website: 

NSERC – Applied Research and Technology Partnership grants (ARTPs) (nserc-crsng.gc.ca) 

Webinar Dates: 

English sessions

Webinar No. E5: August 19, 2021; 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

Click to join meeting. Meeting code: 161 773 7112; Password: ARTP-E5

Webinar No. E6: August 31, 2021; 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET

Click to join meeting. Meeting code: 161 396 3130; Password: ARTP-E6

Webinar No. E7: September 9, 2021: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

Click to join meeting. Meeting code: 161 536 1055; Password: ARTP-E7

French sessions

Webinar No. F5: August 17, 2021; 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET

Click to join meeting. Meeting code: 161 523 0554; Password: ARTP-F5

Webinar No. F6: September 1, 2021: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

Click to join meeting. Meeting code: 161 469 4775; Password: ARTP-F6

Upcoming Deadlines

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December 15, 2021December 15, 2021 Verified Date
December 10, 2021 Dec. 10, 2021 December 10, 2021 16:00:00 December 10, 2021 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Applied Research and Technology Partnership Grant 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. .
September 23, 2022September 23, 2022 *
September 20, 2022 Sep. 20, 2022 September 20, 2022 16:00:00 September 20, 2022 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Applied Research and Technology Partnership Grant 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. .
* 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.

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