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Funding Opportunities Bulletin June 14, 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

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

 

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

 

Announcements and Resources

Date

Link

NEW

Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline Funding Webinar

Tues. June 15, 2021

 

Register

Program Information

 

NEW

CIHR Healthy Cities Implementation Science Team Grant Webinar 

Wed. June 23, 2021 at 13:00 ET

Register

NEW

Updates to Alliance Option 2 application and funding request limits 

 

See Word document

NEW

Discovery Grant Live Q & A session + Pre-recorded session 

June 24, 2021

July 8, 2021

  See Word document

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

 

CityStudio Durham – Seeking new Collaborations and experiential Learning opportunities for students   See Word document

 

CityDurham Studio – New Collaborations

 

Tri-Agency Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

See Word document

 

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

Update on NSERC Alliance Grant Program: New application resources 

 

3

NSERC Alliance – OCE VIP Joint Funding 

 

5

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 

 

6

Ontario Health Data Platform – Covid-19 Challenge Questions Initiative 

 

7

CIHR’s Policy on Identical and Essentially Identical Applications 

 

8

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

Diabetes Canada 2021 Research Competition

15-Jun-21

20-Jun-21

 

 

NSERC Discovery Horizons

See Word document

8-Jun-21

15-Jun-21

TBD

18-Oct-21

By invitation only

SSHRC – Partnership Engage Grant

 

 

9-Jun-21

15-Jun-21

NEW

Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP)

 

 

16-Jun-21

22-Jun-21

NEW

Canadian Cancer Society/CIHR – Action Grants: Proof of Concept Interventions in Primary Cancer Care.  See Word document.

17-Jun-21

23-Jun-21

3-Sept-21

10-Sept-21

Ontario Community Environment Fund

 

 

17-Jun-21

23-Jun-21

Kids Brain Health Network: Strategic Investment Fund 2021

18-Jun-21

25-Jun-21

TBD

1-Oct-21

CIHR, Team Grant: Indigenous Gender and Wellness Team Grant

16-Jun-21

22-Jun-21

23-Jul-21

29-Jul-21

AMS Health Care Small Project Grant – to advance the History of health, health care and disease

 

 

22-Jun-21

28-Jun-21

NEW

Transport Canada Quiet Vessel Initiative.

See Word Document

 

 

23-Jun-21

30-Jun-21

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

24-Jun-21

29-Jun-21

TBD

20-Dec-21

Facebook Research RFP: Statistics for Improving Insights, Models and Decisions

 

 

24-Jun-21

30-Jun-21

Mitacs Elevate for 2-year postdocs

 

27-May-21

2-June-21

24-Jun-21

30-Jun-21

NSERC – Idea to Innovation Grants

If interested in applying, please contact Alla Darwish, Intellectual Property Officer 

 

 

TBD

28-Jun-21

Brain Canada & ALS Canada – Discovery Grant 2021 to accelerate our understanding of ALS therapies

 

 

28-Jun-21

5-Jul-21

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

23-Apr-21

29-Apr-21

29-Jun-21

6-Jul-21

NEW

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline – Request for Applications

30-Jun-21

7-Jul-21

8-Sept-21

15-Sept-21

NEW

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

30-Jun-21

7-Jul-21

30-Nov-21

7-Dec-21

NEW

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

30-Jun-21

6-Jul-21

1-Nov-21

5-Nov-21

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

 

 

TBD-June-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

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

Trans-Atlantic Platform Recovery, Renewal and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World – Call for Proposals

8-Jun-21

14-Jun-21

6-Jul-21

12-Jul-21

NEW

The Intersectoral Action Fund by the Public Health Agency of Canada

 

 

6-Jul-21

12-Jul-21

SSHRC Imagine Canada’s Future (ICF) Ideas Lab

See Word document

9-Jul-21

16-Jul-21

 

Invitation only

Huntington Society of Canada – Navigator Research Program

25-May-21

31-May-21

TBD

09-Jul-21

By invitation only

Fighting Blindness Canada – 2021 Grant Competition

23-Apr-21

29-Apr-21

16-Jul-21

22-Jul-21

NEW

CIHR: Understanding and mitigating the impacts of the covid-10 pandemic on children, youth and families in Canada

 

 

19-Jul-21

26-Jul-21

SSHRC Connections Grant

 

 

26-Jul-21

1-Aug-21

NSERC Discovery Grant

 

3-Aug

TBD

1-Nov

NEW

CIHR Funding: Covid-19 Vaccine Confidence

 

 

3-Aug-21

9-Aug-21

NEW

CIHR Team Grant: Healthy Cities Implementation Science (HCIS) Team Grants  See Word document

4-Aug-21

11-Aug-21

TBD

28-Apr-22

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

11-May-21

17-May-21

6-Aug-21

12-Aug-21

NEW

CIHR – Catalyst Grant: Alcohol research to inform health policies and interventions

12-Aug-21

19-Aug-21

9-Sept-21

16-Sept-21

NEW

CMHC Housing Supply Challenge Round 2: To improve pre-development processes for housing that is affordable

 

 

18-Aug-21

25-Aug-21

Climate Action and Awareness Fund (CAAF) - Advancing climate change science and technology. See Word document

3-Jun-21

10-Jun-21

TBD

Sept-21- by invitation only

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

7-May-21

13-May-21

TBD

20-Sep-21

By invitation only

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

SSHRC Insight Grant

 

 

24-Sep--21

1-Oct-21

NEW

NSERC Research Tools and Instruments 2022 Competition. Application Instructions. FAQ.

 

 

19-Oct-21

25-Oct-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

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

See Word Document 

 

 

 

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

See Word document

 

 

 

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

See Word document

 

 

 

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

See Word document

 

 

 

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

See Word document

 

 

 

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

See Word document  

 

 

 

Quarterly deadlines

Max Bell Foundation

 

 

 

No Deadline

SOSCIP- Collaborative Projects

 

 

 

No Deadline