External Funding Opportunities

These are some of the opportunities available to qualified college researchers; programs may have single or multi-step application processes. Prospective applicants should contact the Centre for Research and Innovation (CRI) before beginning work on proposals. CRI must vet all external research applications that involve the use of Fanshawe resources (employees, facilities, equipment, etc.) prior to submission. Please allow a minimum of 14 business days for this process and/or for support letters from the President/College. Inquiries: CRI, T3010, London Campus or via email at research@fanshawec.ca

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Deadline

 Program

 Funder

 Funds

30May14 (LOI), 31Oct14  Innovation Enhancement (IE) NSERC Programs of research with private sector.
9Jun14 EOI, 17Sep14Alberta-Ontario Innovation ProgramOCE, AITFCollaborations between Alberta and Ontario researchers for companies operating in both provinces or multiple companies in each province. Funds manufacturing, environment, energy, agriculture, life sciences, health technologies, IT and digital media projects.
9Jun14, 20Oct14Technology Access Centres (TAC)NSERCCollege-company projects.
Tent. Aug 2014

Canadian Partnerships Program: Small Grants for Innovative Research and Knowledge Sharing

   
IRDCResearch in agriculture, environment, global health policy, science, innovation, social/economic policy with developing country partners.
1Oct14College-University Idea to Innovation (CUI2I)NSERCCollege-university-company projects.
15Oct14Industrial Research Chairs for Colleges (IRCC)NSERCCollege-company projects.
17Nov14Applied Research Tools & Instruments (ARTI)NSERCCapacity building for college-company projects.
Continuous Applied Research and Development (ARD) NSERC College-company projects.
Continuous Business Innovation Access Pilot Program (BIAP)NRC-IRAPCollege-company projects.
ContinuousCollaborate-to-Commercialize (C2C)OCECollege-company projects.
Continuous Idea to Innovation NSERCCollege-company projects..
ContinuousNew Building Canada Fund: Territorial-Provincial Infrastructure ComponentInfrastructure CanadaInfrastructure for advanced research, teaching; projects of national, regional or local significance.
Continuous Voucher for Commercialization (VC)OCECollege-company projects.
Continuous Voucher for Innovation & Productivity (VIP) OCECollege-company projects.

BUSINESS

Deadline

Program

Funder

Funds

Continuous Social Sciences & Humanities APC APCResearch into competitiveness of Canadian auto sector.

HEALTH

Deadline

Program

Funder

Funds

9May14 LOI, 8Aug14 Canadian Mental Health InitiativeMovember FoundationFunds projects aimed at improving mental health and wellness in men and boys.
15May14 LOI, Fall 2014Operating Grant: Collaborative Health Research ProjectsCIHR-NSERCFor joint interdisciplinary projects involving both health and science/engineering researchers.
23Jun14, 15Sep14 Foundation Scheme: 2014 1st Live Pilot (new, est. researchers)CIHRResearch programs.
9Jan15, 2Mar15Transitional Operating GrantCIHRAll research areas funded by CIHR.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 See ALL DISCIPLINES for current opportunities.

MEDIA

See ALL DISCIPLINES for current opportunities.

 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

Deadline

Program

Funder

Funds

15May14 LOI, Fall 2014Operating Grant: Collaborative Health Research ProjectsCIHR-NSERCFor joint interdisciplinary projects involving both health and science/engineering researchers.
Continuous Automotive Partnership Canada (APC)APCCollege-company projects.
ContinuousConnected Vehicle/Autonomous Vehicle (CVAV) Research ProgramOCE, MTO, MRICollege-company projects in connected and autonomous vehicle technologies.

SOCIAL SCIENCES & HUMANITIES

Deadline

Program

Funder

Funds

24Jun14Small Research GrantsSpencer FoundationU.S.-based foundation that funds research into multiple areas of education. Canadian colleges are eligible to apply.
Various Multiple Canada Council for the ArtsArts research, creation, presentation, dissemination.
ContinuousConnections Grants SSHRCResearch events, outreach activities, workshops.

Updated: 14Apr14

 

Abbreviations

AITF                Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures

APC                Automotive Partnership Canada

CIHR               Canadian Institutes of Health Research 

IRDC               International Research Development Centre

MRI                 Ministry of Research and Innovation (Ontario)

MTO                Ministry of Transportation (Ontario)

NSERC           Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

NRC-IRAP      National Research Council-Industrial Research Assistance Program

OCE                Ontario Centres of Excellence

SSHRC           Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada