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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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Funding Opportunities Bulletin April 16, 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, 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, FBIT

Lisa Kozycz

E-mail: lisa.kozycz@ontariotechu.ca

FHSC, FSCI, FED, FSSH

Raluca Dubrowski

E-mail: raluca.dubrowski@ontariotechu.ca

 

Kamla Ross McGregor

E-mail: kamla.rossmcgregor@ontariotechu.ca

 

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

 

Announcements and Resources

Date

Link

NEW

Canada Foundation for Innovation Information Session

April 19, 2021

meet.google.com/omk-wudq-dho (By phone: +1 587-688-8064 PIN: 230 713 569

NEW

Canada Space Agency – Abstracts for Canadian Lunar Workshop

(Abstract due April 26, 2021. Event held June 14 – 16, 2021) 

April 26, 2021

https://clw-alc.ca/

NEW

Workshop on EU-Canada Horizon Europe research call on Quantum Technologies

May 3, 2021

May 31, 2021

Save the date info

NEW

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

 

2

City Studio, The Region of Durham – Call for Proposals

Teaching City Oshawa – Call for Proposals 

 

3

Update on NSERC Alliance Grant Program: New application resources 

 

4

NSERC Alliance Grant Program – Option 2 “One Pager” 

 

5

NSERC Alliance – OCE VIP Joint Funding

 

6

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

CIHR – Operating Grant: New Investigator Grants in Child and Youth Health

 

 

14-Apr-20

20-Apr-21

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

 

 

21-Apr-21

27-Apr-21

NEW

The Cancer Research Society and Ovarian Cancer Canada joint competition for Ovarian Cancer Research

23-Apr-21

29-Apr-21

29-Jun-21

5-Jul-21

NEW

Fighting Blindness Canada – 2021 Grant Competition

23-Apr-21

29-Apr-21

16-Jul-21

22-Jul-21

NSERC - Call for joint Canada-Germany projects on hydrogen technologies

 

 

26-Apr-21

30-Apr-21

SSHRC – Connection Grants

 

 

27-Apr-21

3-May-21

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

 

13-Apr-21

27-Apr-21

04-May-21

NEW

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research – Clinical Translation Pathway Request for Applications

4-May-21

10-May-21

6-Aug-21

12-Aug-21

NEW

Canadian Safety and Security Program – Resilience in a post-Pandemic World

 

 

6-May-21

11-May-21

NEW

Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) Funding Opportunity incl. Press Release

7-May-21

13-May-21

14-Sep-21

20-Sep-21

NEW

SHARCNET – Call for proposals

 

 

17-May-21

21-May-21

NEW

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

 

TBD-May-21

 

Summer 2021

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

20-May-21

26-May-21

02-Jul-21

07-Jul-21

NEW

AMS Healthcare: Compassion and Artificial Intelligence Small Grant

 

 

May 28

June 3

NEW

Healthy Cities Implementation Science Team Grants

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

Mitacs-Own the Podium

25-Mar-31

31-Mar-21

25-Mar-21

31-May-21

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

SSHRC – Partnership Engage Grant

 

 

9-Jun-21

15-Jun-21

NSERC – Idea to Innovation Grants

If interested in applying, please contact Alla Darwish, Intellectual Property Officer (alla.darwish@ontariotechu.ca)

 

 

TBD

28-Jun-21

CIHR, Team Grant: Indigenous Gender and Wellness Team Grant

 

22-Jun-21

23-Jul-21

29-Jul-21

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

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

 

 

 

TBD – Summer 2021

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

NEW

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

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