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NFRF

 

NFRF - International Stream: 2022 Horizon Global Platform
The 2022 Horizon Global Platform competition will provide New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) funds to Canadian researchers who are partners on projects funded through any Research and Innovation call under Pillar II (Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness) of Horizon Europe with a deadline before December 31, 2022. The maximum amount per grant is $250,000 per year for up to 2 years. Registrations and applications must be submitted through the Convergence Portal; deadlines vary with relevant Horizon Europe calls and notifications of award. Additional program details can be found here. Please direct any questions to Krista Montgomery.

September to December 2022: RSO Registration MRA Deadlines
September to December 2022: Sponsor Registration Deadlines
October 2022 to January 2023: RSO Application MRA Deadlines
October 2022 to January 2023: Sponsor Application Deadlines

 

New Frontiers in Research Fund - Exploration 2022

The objective of the Exploration stream is to support high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research. It seeks to inspire projects that bring disciplines together beyond traditional disciplinary or common interdisciplinary approaches by research teams with the capacity to explore something new that might fail, but that has the potential for significant impact. Grants awarded are up to $125,000 (including indirect costs) per year for two years.

September 13, 2022 - Sponsor Deadline (RSO submits)
 

 

CIHR

 

CIHR - Project Grant: Fall 2022
The Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential for important advances in fundamental or applied health-related knowledge, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes by supporting projects of research proposed and conducted by individual researchers or groups of researchers in all areas of health.

September 14, 2022: Sponsor Deadline (MRA Required)

 

CIHR - Catalyst Grant: Standards for Children and Youth Mental Health Services
This funding opportunity supports research to inform standards specific to mental health and/or substance use health services for children, youth, and young adults (ages 0 to 25), including the perinatal period. Projects must engage decision makers in the research process with the goal of producing results that have the potential to improve health outcomes for Canadians. The maximum amount per grant is $200,000 per year for up to 1 year, for a total of $200,000 per grant.

September 22, 2022: Sponsor Deadline (MRA Required)

 

CIHR - Catalyst Grant: Standards for Children and Youth Mental Health Services
This funding opportunity supports research to inform standards specific to mental health and/or substance use health services for children, youth, and young adults (ages 0 to 25), including the perinatal period. Projects must engage decision makers in the research process with the goal of producing results that have the potential to improve health outcomes for Canadians. The maximum amount per grant is $200,000 per year for up to 1 year, for a total of $200,000 per grant.

September 22, 2022: Sponsor Deadline (MRA Required)

 

CIHR Fall Fellowship Awards
CIHR Fellowship Awards provide support for highly qualified applicants at the post-PhD or post-health professional degree stages to add to their experience by engaging in health research either in Canada or abroad. For this competition, applications will be accepted in all areas of health research, including biomedical, clinical, health systems and services; and social, cultural, environmental and population health.

September 26, 2022: UTSC MRA Deadline
September 29, 2022: RSO MRA deadline 
October 5, 2022: CIHR/ResearchNet application deadline

 

CIHR - Operating Grant: Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts (2022)
This funding stream supports projects that use data from existing Canadian-based cohorts, databases, cohort catalogues, and data platforms, and are relevant to reproductive, maternal, child, and/or youth health. The intent of this funding opportunity is to highlight and encourage use for research of previously funded cohorts, administrative and survey data to inform improved patient, population, and system outcomes. The maximum amount per grant is $75,000 per year for up to 1 year, for a total of $75,000 per grant.

October 4, 2022: Sponsor Deadline (MRA Required)

 

CIHR - Catalyst Grant: Policy Research for Health System Transformation
These grants will fund policy research that generates evidence to inform macro-level policies aiming to advance improved population health outcomes, better patient and provider experience, increased value, and health equity. The maximum amount per grant is $150,000 per year for up to 1 year, for a total of $150,000 per grant. Additional funding is available from external partners to co-fund applications with substantive involvement in several provinces; the maximum amount varies by province.

October 4, 2022: Sponsor Deadline (MRA Required)

 

CIHR - Team Grant: Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness
This funding opportunity will support Indigenous-led and community-driven research seeking to define and integrate models of resilience and wellness into diabetes prevention and/or treatment approaches among First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. The maximum amount per grant is $400,000 per year for up to 5 years, for a total of $2,000,000 per grant.

October 6, 2022 - Sponsor Deadline (MRA Required)

 

CIHR - Operating Grant: Diabetes, Psychological Health, Prevention and Self-Management
This funding opportunity will support research into approaches building on successful models of care, knowledge mobilization, and optimization of self-management. Specific to T1D, it will support research focused on interventions and models of care that address psychosocial issues and mental health disorders in people with T1D. Specific to T2D, it will support psychosocial health research focused on prevention and treatment in youth and young adults, particularly in Indigenous and racialized, ethnocultural and low socio-economic status communities that are disproportionately affected by T2D. The maximum amount per grant is $250,000 per year for up to 4 years, for a total of $1,000,000 per grant.

November 1, 2022 - Sponsor Deadline (MRA Required)

 

CIHR - Team Grant: THINC Implementation Science Team Grants
Transforming Health with Integrated Care (THINC) Implementation Science Team Grants will inform the implementation, evaluation, adaptation or spread/scale of evidence-informed integrated care policies and interventions encompassing intersectoral collaborations within or beyond the formal health care delivery system in order to advance the Quadruple Aim (improved population health outcomes, improved care and patient experience, improved provider satisfaction, and lower costs/better value) and health equity for Canadians. The maximum amount per grant is $400,000 per year for up to 5 years, for a total of $2,000,000 per grant.

November 29, 2022 - Sponsor Deadline (MRA Required)

 

SSHRC
 

SSHRC and CMHC Partnership Grant - National Housing Strategy Longitudinal Outcomes Research Grant
SSHRC and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) have announced a new Partnership Grant: The Partnership Grants to support CMHC’s National Housing Strategy (NHS) Longitudinal Outcomes Research is a funding opportunity to support research and related activities that examines the long-term health, socio-economic, and climate change outcomes of investments in affordable housing and the links between housing, health, socio-economic, and environmental factors at the household and community levels. For more information, see here.

September 13, 2022: 1-2 PM (Webinar)
Registration Link

October 17, 2022: Internal Editorial Deadline
November 7, 2022: UTSC MRA Deadline
November 9, 2022: RSO MRA Deadline
November 15, 2022: Deadline to Submit on Convergence Portal
November 22, 2022: Sponsor Deadline

 

SSHRC Insight Grants
Insight Grants support long-term research initiatives in the social sciences and humanities. They offer awards from $7,000 to $400,000 over 2 to 5 years, with a maximum annual budget of $100,000. For full IG guidelines, please visit the SSHRC website.

September 20, 2022: UTSC MRA Deadline
September 22, 2022 by Noon: RSO MRA Deadline 
September 28, 2022 by 9AM: Deadline to Submit on SSHRC Website
October 1, 2022 by 8PM EDT: Sponsor Deadline

 

SSHRC and Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) launch Gender-Based Violence Research Initiative 
The Gender-Based Violence Research Initiative is a joint initiative between Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). WAGE will invest up to $2,500,000 and SSHRC up to $1,000,000 over four years to co-fund research projects that address Gender-based violence (GBV). The goal of this initiative is to support academic researchers, in partnership with other research-focused and community-based organizations, to advance knowledge on, and analyze the causes and persistence of GBV in Canada.

September 20, 2022: UTSC MRA Deadline
September 22, 2022: RSO MRA Deadline
September 28, 2022: RSO Deadline to submit to the Convergence Portal 
October 6, 2022 by 8PM EST: Sponsor Deadline

 

SSHRC Partnership Development Grants 

SSHRC has now released the updated guidelines and application instructions for the November 2022 Partnership Development Grants competition. SSHRC's Partnership Development Grants provide support to: develop research and related activities in the social sciences and humanities, including knowledge mobilization and the meaningful involvement of students and new scholars, by fostering new research partnership activities involving existing and/or potential partners; or - design and test new partnership approaches for research and/or related activities that may result in best practices or models that either can be adapted by others or have the potential to be scaled up at a regional, national or international level.

October 13, 2022: RSO Editorial Review Deadline (Optional)
November 3, 2022: UTSC MRA Deadline
November 7, 2022 by 12PM EST: RSO MRA Deadline
November 10, 2022 by 12PM EST: Sponsor Deadline

 

NSERC     

 

NSERC Idea to Innovation Grants
Four times per year, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) accepts applications for its “Idea to Innovation” (I2I) program, for the purpose of accelerating pre-competitive technologies for transfer to a Canadian company. All projects must be based on inventions disclosed and assigned to the University, and should be managed in conjunction with the Innovations & Partnerships Office (IPO) – the Innovations team in particular can assist with development of the Commercialization Plan, and can also assist in determining the appropriate Phase for your project. For more information, contact IPO or visit here.

September 14, 2022: UTSC MRA Deadline
September 16, 2022: RSO MRA Deadline
September 26, 2022: Sponsor Deadline

 

NSERC PromoScience
NSERC's PromoScience program offers financial support for organizations working with young Canadians to promote an understanding of science and engineering (including mathematics and technology). NSERC invites applications that promote the natural sciences and engineering to Canada’s young people, particularly to groups such as girls and Indigenous peoples that are under-represented in scientific and engineering careers. The maximum amount per grant is $200,000 per year for up to 3 years.

September 15, 2022 by 8PM EST: Sponsor Deadline (MRA Required)

 

NSERC - Formal Launch for Alliance Missions: Anthropogenic greenhouse gas research

NSERC is pleased to announce that Alliance Missions is returning with a new and exciting challenge to help address climate change, focused on Anthropogenic Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions. This call will support the goals of the 2022 Federal Budget that prioritizes Canada’s ongoing efforts to fight climate change and protect the environment by taking bold and immediate action to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. These grants will provide support ranging from $100,000 to $500,000 per year, for a duration of three years, and will encourage interdisciplinary, collaborative research projects supporting net-zero GHG emissions targets. Please read the program description for more details. If you have any questions, please contact Alliance-Missions@NSERC-CRSNG.GC.CA.

September 15, 2022: Letter of Intent Deadline
November 8, 2022: Full Application Deadline 

 

NSERC Research Tools & Instruments (RTI)
Research Tools and Instruments (RTI) program, Category 1, offers one-year awards to assist buying or developing research equipment that costs more than $7,001, up to a maximum of $150,000.  Applications with total equipment cost of up to $250,000 are possible provided that the difference between the amount requested from NSERC (of up to $150,000 or less) is covered by other sources that are in place when the RTI application is submitted to NSERC.

September 30, 2022: UTSC Deadline for Editorial Support (Optional)
October 18, 2022: Internal MRA Deadline
October 25, 2022: Sponsor Deadline

 

NSERC Discovery Grant 2022
The Discovery Grants program supports ongoing programs of research with long-term goals rather than a single short-term project or collection of projects. DGs are typically five years in duration and are considered “grants in aid” of research, as they provide long-term operating funds and can facilitate access to funding from other programs but are not meant to support the full costs of a research program.

October 7, 2022: UTSC deadline for editorial support
October 24, 2022: UTSC MRA Deadline
October 26, 2022: RSO MRA Deadline
November 1, 2022, 9AM: Deadline to submit through NSERC Research Portal

 

NSERC Discovery Horizons
NSERC has launched a new round of Discovery Horizons program. The Discovery Horizons grant program supports investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences and engineering (NSE). Discovery Horizons grants are expected to be valued from $50K–$100K per year and will be commensurate to the size of the research team.

October 18, 2022: Sponsor Deadline  (MRA Required)

 

NSERC Alliance International Quantum Grants
Alliance International Quantum grants will provide support for researchers in Canada to establish and grow international research collaborations. This opportunity will provide up to $25,000 for one year to support Canadian academic researchers in initiating and developing research collaborations with international researchers from the academic sector in the areas of quantum science and quantum technologies. More information can be found here.

January 12, 2023: UTSC MRA Deadline
January 16, 2023: RSO MRA Deadline

 

NSERC Alliance Grants 

NSERC staff remain accessible to answer any questions or concerns you may have, and would also like to remind you of the resources that are available to support you in preparing an Alliance application. 
Option 1: Currently Open
Option 2: Currently Open

 

Information Sessions/Talks

 

REDCap Supports Expanded: Virtual Office Hours Offered
REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure web application that University of Toronto faculty researchers can use to build and manage online surveys and databases. CRIS in collaboration with Academic & Collaborative Technologies (ACT) is offering regular REDCap Virtual Office Hours. The aim is to provide hands-on support for REDCap users at the University of Toronto. These office hours will provide an avenue for a 30 minute one-on-one consultation with a REDCap expert to answer questions and address issues related to your REDCap projects.

Office hours will be available on the following dates and times:
September 12, 2022: 1-3PM 
September 30, 2022: 1-3PM 
October 10, 2022: 1-3PM
October 28, 2022: 1-3PM 

CRIS & RSO Webinar Series: 2022 NSERC Discovery Grant and Research Tools and Instruments (RTI) Grant

The Centre for Research & Innovation Support, in collaboration with Research Services Office, is hosting a series of webinars on the upcoming 2022 NSERC Discovery Grant and RTI Grant, including a follow-up session focused on equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) considerations in your applications. 

NSERC Discovery Grant: Strategies for Success
September 15, 2022: 10:30AM – 12:00PM
Session Details & Registration

NSERC Research Tools and Instruments (RTI) Grant: Strategies for Success 
September 16, 2022: 10:30AM – 12:00PM
Session Details & Registration

Addressing EDI Considerations in Your NSERC Discovery/RTI Application 
September 20, 2022: 10:30AM – 12:00PM
Session Details & Registration

 

UTSC OVPRI 2022 NSERC Discovery Grant Information Session
The UTSC OVPRI invites you to an information session as we approach the 2022 NSERC Discovery Grant competition. The Discovery Grants program supports ongoing programs of research with long-term goals rather than a single short-term project or collection of projects. The session will be led by Jason Darby, Research Administration Officer in the OVPRI, and will feature guest speakers: Professor Adam Martin, Assistant Professor, Physical and Environmental Sciences, Professor Rutsuko Ito Associate Professor, Psychology,  Professor Ina Anreiter, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences as we present an overview of the Discovery Grant program, the application process and a panel discussion on strategies for success when preparing your Discovery Grant proposal. Please join us for an informative presentation and discussion about this incredible opportunity.

September 20, 2022, 1-2PM
Session Details & Registration

 

NSERC Webinars - How to Complete a DG Application
NSERC has announced that it is replacing live webinars with pre-recorded videos followed by live Q&A sessions, due in large part to the impact and influence of COVID-19. This pre-recorded series is meant to assist the research community with how to complete an application using the Research Portal and the NSERC Canadian Common CV (CCV). Below is a listing of pre-recorded videos as well as the dates for upcoming live Q&A sessions.

September 20, 2022: 1-2 PM ET (French)
Live Q&A Link
September 22, 2022: 1-2 PM ET (English)
Live Q&A Link

 

NSERC Live Q&A Series: How to Complete A RTI Application
This series is meant to assist the research community with completing Research Tools and Instruments (RTI) applications using the Research Portal and the NSERC Canadian Common CV (CCV). Due to COVID-19, NSERC is replacing live webinars with pre-recorded videos followed by live Q&A sessions. Please view the pre-recorded videos prior to attending a Q&A session.

September 27, 2022: 1-2PM ET (French)
Link to Join (Password: RTISept27)
September 29, 2022: 1-2PM ET (English)

Link to Join (Password: RTISept29)

 

Webinar - CIHR Team Grant: Sleep Research Consortium - Research Team

CIHR will be hosting the following webinar to support participants with the requirements of the Team Grant: Sleep Research Consortium - Research Team competition and to answer questions on how to apply. The presentation will be in English, followed by a period of questions and answers in English and French.

September 27, 2022: 11AM-12:30PM ET (Join)

 

NEW! CRIS & IPO Webinar: Best Practices to Secure OCI-NSERC Funding for Industry-Academic Projects

In partnership, NSERC’s Alliance grant and OCI’s Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP) will support post-secondary R&D collaborations with the highest potential for regional economic development and commercialization in Ontario. This session is hosted by the Centre for Research & Innovation Support (CRIS) and the Innovations & Partnerships Office (IPO) with personnel from OCI and NSERC, will outline how U of T researchers can take advantage of this opportunity to double the funding agencies’ contribution to your research project. 

October 4, 2022: 10:30AM-11:30AM EST
Registration Link

 

Webinars - CIHR THINC Implementation Science Team Grant
CIHR will be hosting the following webinars to support participants with the requirements of the THINC Implementation Science Team Grants competition and to answer questions on how to apply. Presentations will be in English, followed by a period of questions and answers in English and French.

October 4, 2022: 2-3:30PM ET (Join)

 

Other Links for Events:

Centre for Research & Innovation Support (CRIS) Events Calendar

University of Toronto Libraries Workshops and Events Calendar

Jackman Humanities Institute Events Page