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This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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February 5, 2021 Funding Opportunities Bulletin

In this issue:

  • Announcements and Resources
  • Research Funding Opportunities

The Office of Research Services (ORS) team is working diligently to maintain full services remotely to the entire research community. For regular updates on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the University’s research operations, grant agency deadlines, considerations for active research projects, and funding opportunities for COVID-19 research, please refer to the Vice-President, Research and Innovation’s COVID-19 Updates website.

Services and Internal Process: 

Notification of Intent to Apply: We advised that researchers engage ORS as early as possible in planning to submit any grant applications. Your Grants Officer can support your application development and ensure your proposal aligns with program guidelines and internal university policies.

Comprehensive Review: If you would like a comprehensive review of your grant application, please submit it to the appropriate Grants Officer one month in advance of the agency deadline, or according to the internal deadlines noted below.
Administrative Review and Internal Approvals: To ensure internal approvals, including required institutional signatures, can be provided in time, we now require faculty members to provide grant applications and the completed Research Grant/Contract Authorization (RGA) Form a minimum of five business days before the agency deadline. Grants Officers will provide administrative review of new grant applications to ensure completeness with agency guidelines and assist with institutional signatures.

 

 

 

 

FESNS, FEAS

Lisa Kozycz

E-mail: lisa.kozycz@ontariotechu.ca

FHSC, FSCI

Raluca Dubrowski

E-mail: raluca.dubrowski@ontariotechu.ca

FBIT, FED, FSSH

Ewa Stewart

E-mail: ewa.stewart@ontariotechu.ca

 

**Please note: Opportunities with a page number have extra information within the Word document

 

Announcements and Resources

Date

Link

Tri-Agency COVID-19 Information and Updates

 

NSERC

SSHRC

CIHR

New

Mitacs Information Session

Rsvp to lisa.kozycz@ontariotechu.ca

February 11, 2021

at 11:00am

meet.google.com/zwp-hnwu-mij

 

New

CIHR - Opportunity for Early Career Researchers: Call for expressions of interest to the Spring 2021 Reviewer in Training program

Apply online by February 26,2021

https://cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/52291.html

New

CIHR Funding for SARS-CoV-2 Variant Research – Pre-Announcement

Anticipated deadline end of February 2021

https://cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/52305.html

New

ORS - Knowledge Translation Workshop

Please rsvp to raluca.dubrowski@ontariotechu.ca and send questions for consideration by March 8, 2021

March 10, 2021

At 10:00am

meet.google.com/jei-fvce-pjc

 

 

 

 

New

Collaborative Research Consortium Program (CRCP) – EaRTH Initiative

The overall aim of the program is to provide initial seed funding for the development of high-quality collaborative research projects in areas of mutual strength and shared interest that advance the EaRTH Initiative.

The theme for the 2021 Collaborative Research Consortium Program funding call is:

•     Integrated Sustainable Energy Technologies.

LOI: March 15, 2021

Full Proposal: May 15, 2021

https://research.ontariotechu.ca/faculty/funding/internal-funding.php

New

Now Launched: CIHR Online Discussion on Systemic Racism

Now open until April 9, 2021

https://cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/52258.html

Research Facilities Navigator – Online Research Promotion Tool

 

**1

City Studio, The Region of Durham – Call for Proposals

TeachingCity Oshawa – Call for Proposals

 

**2

Updated

Update on NSERC Alliance Grant Program: New application resources now available!

 

3**

NSERC Alliance Grant Program – Option 2 “One Pager”

 

4**

NSERC Alliance – OCE VIP Joint Funding

 

5**

CFI-JELF Internal Call for Proposals

Due February 10. 2021

6**

Tri-Agency Response to the CCV Open Letter

 

https://cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/51795.html

Tri-Agency Grants Management Solution (TGMS) Initiative Survey

 

https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/063.nsf/eng/97926.html

Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy – Public Consultation Summary

 

http://science.gc.ca/eic/site/063.nsf/eng/h_97905.html

Resources: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Research Enterprise

See link for more information

New Frontiers in Research Fund Best Practices in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Research Guide

 

7**

Ontario Health Data Platform – Covid-19 Challenge Questions Initiative

 

8**

CIHR’s Policy on Identical and Essentially Identical Applications

 

9**

CIHR Funding Opportunity Database

ResearchNet

 

http://bit.ly/2VJ7Djv

 

 

General Research Funding Opportunities

 Agency – Program

LOI/NOI/

Reg

ORS Deadline

LOI/NOI/ Reg Agency Deadline

Full ORS Deadline

Full Agency Deadline

New

Mitacs Scotiabank Economic Resilience Research Fund

To be eligible for the Scotiabank Economic Resilience Research Fund, the student-led research-internship proposals must address the needs of a Canadian not-for-profit organization or charity partner, and demonstrate a focus on one of three key themes:

• Increasing high school graduation and post-secondary participation

• Accelerating newcomer integration

• Removing barriers to career advancement for disadvantaged groups

Please contact lisa.kozycz@ontariotechu.ca asap if you plan on applying

 

 

11-Feb-21

9-Mar-21

15-Mar-21

Public Safety Canada – Cyber Security Cooperation Program

 

 

08-Feb-21

12-Feb-21

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Prince Faisal Bin Fahad Award

 

 

 

09-Feb-21

15-Feb-21

Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) – John R. Evans Leaders Fund – 2021 Internal Competition

*Please notify laura.rendl@ontariotechu.ca if you are interested in applying.

 

 

10-Feb-21

15-Jun-21

Government of Canada – Faculty Mobility for Partnerships Building Program

 

 

 

19-Feb-21

25-Feb-21

The Gates Foundation - Smart Farming Innovations for Small-Scale Producers

 

 

19-Feb-21

25-Feb-21

New

The Spencer Foundation – Research Grants on Education: Small

 

 

23-Feb-21

01-Mar-21

CIHR, Project Grant – Spring 2021

 

04-Mar-21

Full Review:
15-Mar-21

Admin Review:

29-Mar-21

01-Apr-21

New

Cancer Research Society – Operating Grants

 

 

5-Mar-21

11-Mar-21

American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Fund

 

 

 

8-Mar-21

12-Mar-21

SSHRC – Partnership Engage Grant

 

 

08-Mar-21

15-Mar-21

New

NSERC – Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program

*Please notify lisa.kozycz@ontariotechu.ca if you are interested in applying. Application timeline:

24-Mar-21

3-May-21

16-Sep-21

22-Sep-21

Notification of intent to apply to ORS

Friday, March 12

LOI due to ORS (mandatory)

Wednesday, March 24

Ontario Tech committee decision, if required

Week of April 5

NSERC LOI deadline

Monday, May 3

NSERC Full Application deadline, if invited

Wednesday, September 22

New

CIHR – Operating Grant: 13th JPIAMR Transnational Call for Research Projects (2021) AntimiCrobial Transmission Interventions on One Health interventions to prevent or reduce the development and transmission of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)”

10-Mar-21

16-Mar-21

6-Jul-21

12-Jul-21

New

Canadian Blood Services – The Kenneth J. Fyke Award program

Supports health services and policy research in order to promote the development of evidence-based Canadian practices and policies in blood transfusion, blood stem cell transplantation, and organ and tissue transplantation for the benefit of Canadian patients. The Winter 2021 Kenneth J. Fyke Award will support one project with up to $100,000 for a period of one year.

 

 

15-Mar-21

19-Mar-21

 

 

 

 

 

New

CIHR – Operating Grant: HIV/AIDS and STBBI Community-Based Research

 

 

21-Apr-21

27-Apr-21

New

SSHRC – Connection Grants

 

 

27-Apr-21

3-May-21

New

CIHR – Team Grant: Indirect Socio-Economic Burden of Inherited Diseases

 

13-Apr-21

27-Apr-21

04-May-21

CIHR, Team Grant: Food Security and Climate Change in the Canadian North

 

24-Apr-21

23-Feb-22

01-Mar-22

New

CIHR – Team Grant: Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness  

 

26-May-21

02-Jul-21

07-Jul-21

New

Canadian Space Agency (CSA) – Data and Sample Mining (DM) or Research Models (RM) – Opportunity for Health & Life Sciences

 

 

31-May-21

04-Jun-21

CIHR, Team Grant: Indigenous Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative Cohort Research Study

 

 

03-Jun-21

09-Jun-21

CIHR, Team Grant: Indigenous Gender and Wellness Team Grant

 

22-Jun-21

23-Jul-21

29-Jul-21

New

DnD – Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEas) - Green Heat: Low Carbon Energy Generation for Heating Existing Buildings – Advance Procurement Notice

 

 

 

TBD – Summer 2021

New

Cisco Research – Research Grants

Various Opportunities:

·       Quantum Computing and Networking

·       Tech for Healthcare

·       Edge Computing

·       Future of Work

·       Ethics in AI

 

 

 

No Deadline

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF), 2020 Horizon Global Platform Competition (NFRF International Stream)

*Please notify your Grants Officer as soon as possible if you are planning on applying

 

 

 

Various deadlines

Canadian Space Agency

 

 

 

Various deadlines

DND Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) Program

 

 

 

Various deadlines

NSERC Alliance Grants

 

 

 

 

No Deadline

NSERC Alliance – OCE VIP Joint Funding

 

 

 

No Deadline

Government of Canada – CanExport Innovation Funding

 

 

 

No Deadline

OCE, TalentEdge Internship Program

Open for applications under the following streams:

·       Next Generation Network Program (NGNP)

·       Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN)

·       ENCQOR 5G

 

 

 

No Deadline

OCE, TalentEdge Fellowship Program

Open for applications under the following streams:

·       Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN)

 

 

 

No Deadline

OCE, ENCQOR 5G Academic Technology Development Program

 

 

Various

Various

AVIN, AV Research and Development Partnership Fund – Stream 1

 

 

 

No Deadline

Mitacs, Globalink Research Award

*With $2,000 co-funding from the supervisor

 

 

Apply 16 weeks before departure

No Deadline

Mitacs, Accelerate

 

 

 

 

No Deadline

Mitacs, Accelerate Fellowship

 

 

 

No Deadline

Mitacs, Entrepreneur International Program

 

 

 

No Deadline

Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations

 

 

Various

Various

Royal Bank of Canada, Youth Mental Health Project

 

 

 

No Deadline

Honda Canada Foundation, Grants

 

 

 

No Deadline

IC-IMPACTS Centres of Excellence, Call for Collaborative Research Proposals Between Canada and India – Innovative Technology Demonstration Projects

 

 

 

No Deadline

Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction, Quick Response Program

 

 

 

No Deadline

Public Health Agency of Canada, Multi-sectoral Partnerships to Promote Healthy Living and Prevent Chronic Disease

 

 

 

No Deadline

The National Geographic Society, Committee for Research and Exploration Grant Application

Current topics include:

-          AI for Earth Innovation

-          Equity and the Natural World

-          Enduring Impacts: Archaeology of Sustainability

 

 

 

Quarterly deadlines

Max Bell Foundation

 

 

 

No Deadline

SOSCIP- Collaborative Projects

 

 

 

No Deadline