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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 March 19, 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

On leave as of April 1, 2021

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

Now Launched: CIHR Online Discussion on Systemic Racism

Now open until April 9, 2021

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

New

SOSCIP INOVAIT Spring 2021 Call for Proposals

  • Call for short-term pilot R&D projects in AI and IGT

 

1**

New

NSERC 2030 Strategy Survey (will take 20 minutes to complete)

Until April 1, 2021

https://ca1se.voxco.com/S2/s

New

CIHR is recruiting new members to join its Institute Advisory Boards

Until April 12, 2021

https://cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/18156.html

New

Launch of the 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

TeachingCity Oshawa – Call for Proposals

 

3**

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

 

4**

NSERC Alliance Grant Program – Option 2 “One Pager”

 

5**

NSERC Alliance – OCE VIP Joint Funding

 

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

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, Project Grant – Spring 2021

 

04-Mar-21

Full Review:
15-Mar-21

Admin Review:

29-Mar-21

01-Apr-21

NSERC – Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program

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

24-Mar-21

3-May-21

16-Sep-21

22-Sep-21

 NSERC CREATE Application Timeline

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

 

 Agency – Program

LOI/NOI/

Reg

ORS Deadline

 LOI/NOI/ Reg Agency Deadline

 Full ORS Deadline

 Full Agency Deadline

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

SOSCIP-Mitacs joint CleanTech Initiative

 

 

25-Mar-21

31-Mar-21

New

Mitacs-Own the Podium

25-Mar-31

31-Mar-21

25-Mar-21

31-May-21

New

NSERC – Encouraging vaccine confidence in Canada

 

 

30-Mar-21

5-Apr-21

New

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

 

 

14-Apr-20

20-Apr-21

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

 

 

21-Apr-21

27-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

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

 

24-Apr-21

23-Feb-22

01-Mar-22

New

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

 

 

24-Apr-21

30-Apr-21

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

 

26-May-21

02-Jul-21

07-Jul-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

New

SSHRC – Partnership Engage Grant

 

 

9-Jun-21

15-Jun-21

New

NSERC – Idea to Innovation Grants

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

 

 

TBD

28-Jun-21

CIHR, Team Grant: Indigenous Gender and Wellness Team Grant

 

22-Jun-21

23-Jul-21

29-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
  • 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

New

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