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Learn how we’re keeping our campus community safe, healthy and engaged during our gradual return to campus.
Note: The university’s mandatory vaccine directive is now in effect. Learn more about vaccine requirements.

Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

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.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Funding Bulletin October 15, 2021

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, please refer to the Vice-President, Research and Innovation’s COVID-19 Updates website.

Services and Internal Process: 

Notification of Intent to Apply: We advise that researchers engage the 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, 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, we 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

FED, FSSH, FBIT

Kamla Ross McGregor

E-mail: kamla.rossmcgregor@ontariotechu.ca

   For items with "ORS Info." link, refer to the attached Word  version. 

Announcements and Resources

Date

Link

NEW

CityStudio Durham – Seeking new Collaborations and experiential Learning opportunities for students. CityStudio Flyer. 

 

CityDurham Studio – New Collaborations

NEW

NFRF Equity, Diversity and Inclusion – Powerpoint presentation slides. To open PDF, select and right click, click “Acrobat Document Object” click “Open”

 

PDF - Webinar_NRF_2021_EDI_Applicants

NSERC Alliance – National security Guidelines for Research Partnerships  Additional Info. in bulletin below. 

 

Press Release

Deep Space Health Challenge. Looking for health care solutions for Canadian remote communities and eventually deep space.

 

Sign up for updates

Canadian Space Stations - Open Source Science Opportunities. Data or publications derived from ISS research activities

 

Open source science opportunities

Updates to Alliance Option 2 application and funding request limits

 

 ORS Info.

 Tri-Agency Interdisciplinary Peer Review Committee (one-year pilot)

 

 https://cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/52470.html

NSERC 2030: A Strategic Plan

 

New NSERC Strat Plan. Send ideas, comments and questions to:  nserc2030crsng2030@nserc-crsng.gc.ca

 Tri-Agency Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

 

https://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/NSERC-CRSNG/EDI-EDI/Action-Plan_Plan-dAction_eng.asp

Tri-Agency COVID-19 Information and Updates

 

NSERC

SSHRC

CIHR

Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy

 

Policy: http://science.gc.ca/eic/site/063.nsf/eng/h_97610.html

FAQs: http://science.gc.ca/eic/site/063.nsf/eng/h_97609.html

Research Facilities Navigator – Online Research Promotion Tool

 

ORS Info.

NSERC Alliance Grant Program: Application resources

 

ORS Info.

NSERC Alliance – OCI VIP Joint Funding

 

ORS Info.

Resources: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Research Enterprise

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

 

ORS Info

Ontario Health Data Platform – Covid-19 Challenge Questions Initiative

 

ORS Info.

CIHR’s Policy on Identical and Essentially Identical Applications 

 

ORS Info.

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

CIHR: Addressing the Wider Health Impacts of COVID-19.

ORS Info.

15-Oct-21

18-Oct-21

2-Nov-21

08-Nov-21

NEW

DND – The Invisible threat: Countering cognitive warfare

18-Oct-21

29-Oct-21

20-Oct-21

4-Nov-21

 

TBD

NEW

Covid-19: Solutions to Reducing Airborne Hazards in Ground Public Transportation

 

 

19-Oct-21

25-Oct-21

NEW

CIHRC Catalyst Grant – Quadruple Aim and Equity

 

 

20-Oct-21

26-Oct-21

NEW

The Water Council’s Fall Tech Challenge

 

 

25-Oct-21

1-Nov-21

NEW

CIMVHR: Advancing Research on Servicewomen and women Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces

 

 

25-Oct-21

1-Nov-21

NEW

DRDC: Improving Canadian Armed Forces Mental Health & Resilience Training: Road to Mental Health Readiness (R2MR)

 

 

27-Oct-21

3-Nov-21

NEW

DRDC: Investigating Intra-articular Treatment Strategies for Early Stage Joint Tissue Damage in the Canadian Armed Forces

 

 

27-Oct-21

3-Nov-21

NEW

OSSTF/FEESO Research Grant for Emerging Issues and Priorities. Themes: Equity and Educational Tech.

 

 

27-Oct-21

31-Oct-21

NEW

CIHR SPOR Networks: Knowledge Mobilization and Implementation Science

 

 

2-Nov-21

09-Nov-21

NEW

CIHRC: Indigenous Peoples and Covid-19 Rapid Research

3-Nov-21

9-Nov-21

1-Dec-21

7-Dec-21

NEW

Canadian  Chiropractic Research Foundation – RFP by Early Career Research Awards

5-Nov-21

12-Nov-21

 

TBD

NEW

Canadian Blood Services James Kreppner Award Program Competition

9-Nov-21

15-Nov-21

25-Jan-22

31-Jan-22

NEW

CAAIF-Avir Pharma Early Investigator Research Grant in Eosinophilic Esophagitis

 

 

9-Nov-21

15-Nov-21

NEW

CIHR: Cannabis Research in Longitudinal Studies

 

 

24-Nov-21

1-Dec-21

NEW

WSIB 2021 Grants Program Strategic Initiative: Occupational exposure and development of pulmonary disease

 

 

24-Nov-21

1-Dec-21

NEW

GlycoNet Translational Funding. Focused on the role of glycans (carbohydrates) in health.

 

 

24-Nov-21

30-Nov-21

NEW

GlycoNet – Clinical Partnerships 2021-2022

 

 

24-Nov-21

30-Nov-21

NEW

GlycoNet – Strategic Initiatives 2021-2022

 

 

24-Nov-21

30-Nov-21

NEW

Canadian Orthopeadic Research Legacy (CORL)

 

 

13-Dec-21

17-Dec-21

New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization (NDRIO) -       Pre-Announcement of Inaugural Funding Opportunity

*Delayed due to federal election

 

*Fall 2021

 

 

Horizon Europe – Digital Emerging Technologies for competitiveness    

Note: Contact your grants officer as soon as possible if applying.

 

 

15-Oct-21

21-Oct-21

NSERC – European Commission – Joint Call on quantum technologies

 

 

15-Oct-21

21-Oct-21

WSIB Research and Grants Program. Focus on how we work, how we approach health and safety and how we support return-to-work/recovery

 

 

11-Oct-21

15-Oct-21

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) 2021 Exploration Competition   ORS info.

4-Aug-21

10-Aug-21

13-Oct-21

19-Oct-21

New Frontiers in Research Funds (NFRF) – Innovative Approaches to Research in the Pandemic Context. Review ORS info.

20-Sept-21

21-Sept-21

19-Oct-21

26-Oct-21

NSERC Research Tools and Instruments 2022 Competition. Application Instructions. ORS info.

 

 

19-Oct-21

25-Oct-21

CIHR – Catalyst Grant: Quadruple Aim and Equity

 

 

20-Oct-21

26-Oct-21

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars (new investigator grants) for bio-inspired solar energy, child & brain development, gravity & extreme university, learning in machines & brains, quantum information science and materials.

 

 

20-Oct-21

27-Oct-21

JDRF Canada – Brain Canada Addressing Mental Health in Type 1 Diabetes Team Grants

8-Sept-21

15-Sept-21

21-Oct-21

28-Oct-21

Infrastructure Canada Research in Knowledge Initiative for cultivating Community Data and Research to inform public infrastructure decision-making

 

 

19-Oct-21

25-Oct-21

Cystic Fibrosis Canada - Basic Research Grant 2021.

See ORS info.  

8-Sept-21

15-Sept-21

25-Oct-21

1-Nov-21

Cancer Pathology Translational Research Grants

 

 

25-Oct-21

1-Nov-21

Cystic Fibrosis Canada - Clinical Research Grant 2021.

See ORS info.

 

 

25-Oct-21

1-Nov-21

SSHRC Connections Grant

 

 

26-Oct-21

1-Nov-21

Cystic Fibrosis Canada - Early Career Investigator Awards

ORS Info. 

 

 

26-Oct-21

1-Nov-21

New Frontiers in Research (NFRF) – Transformation 2022

ORS Info.

27-Oct-21

 

20-Dec-21

2-Nov-21 (NOI)

11-Jan-22 (LOI)

 

20-Sept-22 by invitation only

NSERC Discovery Grant

ORS info re. NOI

 

3-Aug

TBD

1-Nov

Alzheimer Society of Canada – New Investigator and Proof of Concept Grants

30-Jun-21

6-Jul-21

1-Nov-21

5-Nov-21

Eureka – Call for Green Hydrogen Projects

 

 

1-Nov-21

5-Nov-21

Kidney Health Research Grants 2022

16-Sep-21

22-Sep-21

2-Nov-21

8-Nov-21

CFI - Major Science Initiatives Fund

4-Aug-21

10-Aug-21

TBD

4-Nov-21

By invitation only

SSHRC’s New Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative.

ORS info.

 

 

8-Nov-21

15-Nov-21

Partnership Development Grant

 

 

8-Nov-21

15-Nov-21

Open Research Area: 7th Call for Proposals

 

 

11-Nov-21

17-Nov-21

Mitacs – Scotiabank Economic Resilience Research Fund (SERRF)

ORS Info.

 

15-Nov-21

23-Feb-22

1-March-22 by invitation only

Mitacs Globalink Research Award Thematic Call in Quantum Tech, A.I. Achieving Net Zero Emissions and Global Health

 

 

24-Nov-21

1-Dec-21

Stem Cell Network 2022-2025 Competition – Multiple Awards

16-Sep-21

22-Sep-21

24-Nov-21

1-Dec- 21

CIHR: Heart Failure Research Network Team Grant for national interdisciplinary research network

30-Jun-21

7-Jul-21

30-Nov-21

7-Dec-21

SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant: Emerging Asocial Society

 

 

10-Dec-21

17-Dec-21

CIHR: TRANSCAN-3: Next generation cancer immunotherapy: targeting the tumor microenvironment

24-Jun-21

29-Jun-21

TBD

20-Dec-21

World Wildlife Fund: Nature and Carbon Neutral Tech Challenge. *Multiple Deadlines.  ORS Info. 

1-Sept-21

7-Sept-21*

TBD

Winter 2022*

Michael J. Fox Foundation - Parkinson’s Research Grants (Targeted Opportunities)

15-Sept-21

21-Sep-21

 

13-Jan-22 by invitation only

CIHR – Team Grant: Sleep Research Consortium

29-Sept-21

5-Oct-21

 

13-Jan-22

CIHR – Team Grant: Transitions in Care -Phase 2

 

 

18-Jan-22

25-Jan-22

Global Call for Ideas 2021: The Future of Being Human (CIFAR)

*Multiple Deadlines.

11-Aug-21

17-Aug-21

20-Jan-21

26-Jan-22

Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grants for cancer researchers

1-Oct-21

8-Oct-21

 

26-Jan-22

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

20-Apr-21

24-Apr-21

23-Feb-22

01-Mar-22

CIHR Team Grant: Healthy Cities Implementation Science (HCIS) Team Grants and ORS info.

4-Aug-21

11-Aug-21

TBD

28-Apr-22

Cisco Research – Research Grants

Various Opportunities:

  • Quantum Computing and Networking
  • Tech for Healthcare
  • Edge Computing
  • Future of Work

 

 

 

No Deadline

Canadian Space Agency

 

 

 

Various deadlines

DND Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) Program

 

 

 

Various deadlines

NSERC Alliance Grants

 

 

 

No Deadline

Joint NSERC Alliance – Mitacs Accelerate Streamlined Funding

 

 

 

No Deadline

OCI – Voucher for Innovation and Productivity

To drive commercialization of intellectual property

 

 

 

No deadline

NSERC Alliance – OCI VIP Joint Funding

 

 

 

No Deadline

Government of Canada – CanExport Innovation Funding

 

 

 

No Deadline

OCI, TalentEdge Internship Program (TIP) - AVIN

 

 

 

No Deadline

OCI, TalentEdge Fellowship Program (TFP) - AVIN

 

 

 

No Deadline

AVIN, AV Research and Development Partnership Fund – Stream 1

 

 

 

No Deadline

Mitacs, Accelerate Connecting SMEs with AI

 

 

 

No Deadline

Mitacs Accelerate

 

 

 

No Deadline

Mitacs, Accelerate Fellowship

 

 

 

No Deadline

Mitacs, Entrepreneur International Program

 

 

 

No Deadline

Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations

 

 

 

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