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Office of Research Services Funding Opportunities Bulletin July 12, 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

NSERC Promo Science Information Session

 

Tuesday July 27, 2021

1-2:30 pm ET

Promo Science webinar

NEW

CFI - Major Sciences Initiative Fund – Information Sessions 

Wednesday, July 14th

1:00 pm EST

Webinar registration

NEW

WWF Nature x Carbon Challenge Grant. Webinar registration.

June-August 2021

 

Pre-Registration link

 

NEW

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

 

Sign up for updates

NEW

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

 

Open source science opportunities

NEW

Frontiers in Research Exploration Fund (NFRF) 2021 NOI. Information Webinar.

July 13th, 2021 at 1:00 pm EDT (2 hours long)

Webinar link

Event password: KcwdeVSs354

Updates to Alliance Option 2 application and funding request limits

 

 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 

 

CityDurham Studio – New Collaborations

 

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

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

SSHRC Imagine Canada’s Future (ICF) Ideas Lab

See Word document

9-Jul-21

16-Jul-21

TBD

By invitation only

Fighting Blindness Canada – 2021 Grant Competition

23-Apr-21

29-Apr-21

16-Jul-21

22-Jul-21

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

NEW

Heart and Stroke – New Investigator Award

See Word document

26-Jul-21

29-Jul-21

27-Aug-21

2-Sept-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

NEW

NSERC Promo Science

*Subject to internal departmental competition

3-Aug-21

TBD

9-Sept-21

15-Sept-21

NSERC Discovery Grant

 

3-Aug

TBD

1-Nov

CIHR Funding: Covid-19 Vaccine Confidence

 

 

3-Aug-21

9-Aug-21

NEW

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

4-Aug-21

10-Aug-21

13-Oct-21

19-Oct-21

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

4-Aug-21

11-Aug-21

TBD

28-Apr-22

NEW

Genome Applications Partnership Program (GAPP)

*Multiple Deadlines.

4-Aug-21

10-Aug-21

6-Oct-21

12-Oct-21

NEW

CFI - Major Science Initiatives Fund 

4-Aug-21

10-Aug-21

TBD

4-Nov-21

By invitation only

NEW

Adobe – Use of Data Science in Marketing

 

 

6-Aug-21

13-Aug-21

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

11-May-21

17-May-21

6-Aug-21

12-Aug-21

NEW

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

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

12-Aug-21

19-Aug-21

9-Sept-21

16-Sept-21

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

 

 

18-Aug-21

25-Aug-21

NEW

Heart and Stroke – Grant-in-Aid for novel research in the areas of heart disease and/or stroke   

See Word document

 

 

20-Aug-21

26-Aug-21

NEW

GlycoNET Call for Proposals 2021-22. Focusing on the role of carbohydrates in health.

 

 

25-Aug-21

31-Aug-21

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

 

TBD-Sept-21

 

Fall 2021

NEW

SFARI: Autism Rat Models Consortium – RFA 2021

 

 

1-Sept-21

7-Sept-21

NEW

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

See Word document

1-Sept-21

7-Sept-21*

TBD

Winter 2022*

Canadian Cancer Society/CIHR – Action Grants: Proof of Concept Interventions in Primary Cancer Care.  ORS Info. below.

17-Jun-21

23-Jun-21

3-Sept-21

10-Sept-21

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

Partnership Engage Grant

 

 

8-Sept-21

15-Sept-21

NEW

CIHR Project 2021 Fall Competition

 

 

10-Sept-21

15-Sept-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

7-May-21

13-May-21

TBD

20-Sep-21

By invitation only

SSHRC Insight Grant

 

 

24-Sep-21

1-Oct-21

Kids Brain Health Network: Strategic Investment Fund 2021

18-Jun-21

25-Jun-21

TBD

1-Oct-21

NEW

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 Discovery Horizons (ORS Info.)

8-Jun-21

15-Jun-21

TBD

18-Oct-21

By invitation only

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

 

 

19-Oct-21

25-Oct-21

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

30-Jun-21

6-Jul-21

1-Nov-21

5-Nov-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

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

24-Jun-21

29-Jun-21

TBD

20-Dec-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

 

 

 

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