New Frontiers in Research Fund, Exploration

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. It seeks to inspire projects that bring disciplines together beyond traditional disciplinary or common interdisciplinary approaches by research teams with the capacity to explore something new, which might fail but has the potential for significant impact. Exploration grants aim to have a variety of types of impacts, some of which might be social, economic, scientific, artistic or cultural. This is not an exhaustive list; other types of impacts are also recognized.    

Eligibility:, Established Researchers (non-ECRs) can apply to the NFRF Exploration competition. Please visit the agency website for more information.

Website

 

Webinar

Upcoming webinar: Application Stage Webinar

 

French : Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 7am-10am PST

Website: Meeting link

Password: kpQPBsTv728

 

English: Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 10am-12pm PST

Website: Meeting link

Password (if needed): XKMZvRr5

For more information, please visit: New Frontiers in Research Fund Exploration 2019 Launch and Upcoming Webinars


Please visit the agency website for the 2020 competition call. 

Two stage application process:
 
Aug 18, 2020 NOI deadline (mandatory). No SFU signature sheet required. NOI in submit mode no later than 3 business days before agency deadline.
 
Oct 20, 2020 Full application deadline. SFU Signature Sheet due to Research Services and application in submit mode no later than 3 business days before agency deadline. Overhead (indirect costs) is 25%. Maximum amount is $200,000 direct costs + $50,000 indirect costs.
Please see agency website for more info.

 

Upcoming Deadlines

External
Internal
August 18, 2020August 18, 2020 Verified Date
August 13, 2020 Aug. 13, 2020 August 13, 2020 16:00:00 August 13, 2020 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: New Frontiers in Research Fund, Exploration 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. .
October 20, 2020October 20, 2020 Verified Date
October 15, 2020 Oct. 15, 2020 October 15, 2020 16:00:00 October 15, 2020 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: New Frontiers in Research Fund, Exploration 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. .
x