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In This Week's Issue

An exciting new program launched by OCE

An anticipated funding opportunity from Genome Canada

Current funding opportunities from the Canadian Space Agency, the Ministry of Labour, the Institute for Advanced Study of Aix-Marseille University (IMeRA), and the Arts and Humanities Research Council.


OCE Launches TargetGHG Program

OCE has officially launched the exciting new TargetGHG program aimed at companies offering potential technology solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and large industry facing challenges associated with reducing greenhouse gas emissions at their sites in Ontario.  OCE’s TargetGHG program has three streams: industrial demonstration, collaborative R&D and collaborative technology development, and Carbon Xprize and Solutions 2030 Challenge.

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Anticipated Funding Opportunity from Genome Canada

We expect a Genome Canada Large Scale Applied Research Project (LSARP) competition to be launched in early 2017. The focus of this funding opportunity will be precision medicine. While the competition objectives, principles and selection and evaluation criteria are still being finalized, we want to alert you to this pending competition so that potential applicants within your institution can begin to prepare.

Based on past LSARP competitions, projects will likely need to include end users as part of the project teams, be multi-disciplinary (science and social science/humanities), and have a total 4-year budget between $2M-$10M. Co-funding will be required and project deliverables will need to lead to social and/or economic benefits to Canada.

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Funding Opportunities

Canadian Space Agency Announces Stratospheric Balloon Flight Opportunity

Posted on Tuesday, October 4, 2016

This week the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) issued an announcement of opportunity (AO) for researchers to participate in a stratospheric balloon flight in Alice Springs, Australia in April 2017. The AO is part of the Flight for the Advancement of Science and Technology (FAST) program. Opportunity The CSA will award up...

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Ministry of Labour Research Opportunities Program: Research for the Workplace (R4W)

Posted on Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Ministry’s vision is to foster safe, fair and healthy workplaces characterized by productive relationships and high performance that drive a vibrant, competitive economy and generate widespread benefits for all. The Ministry works towards this vision by developing, communicating and enforcing occupational health...

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Several Calls from The Institute for Advanced Study of Aix-Marseille University (IMeRA)

Posted on Tuesday, October 4, 2016

The Institute for Advanced Study of Aix-Marseille University (IMeRA) has launched various calls for applications for academic residences in France for 2017-2018. Opportunity Research projects carried out at IMéRA focus on cross-fertilisation within social science, within science, between social science and...

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Arts and Humanities Research Council: Following on Funding (FoF)

Posted on Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Arts and Humanities Research Council invites applications for its follow-on funding for impact and engagement scheme: cultural value. This encourages the application and development in policy and practice contexts of innovative, research-based approaches which enrich understanding of the value to individuals and...

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Upcoming Deadlines

Internal Deadlines:

October 11, 2016: CIHR Catalyst Grant: Work Stress…, The Project Scheme, The Project Grant

October 12, 2016: The Michael J. Fox Foundation (Pre-Proposal)

October 14, 2016: Environment Canada: Evaluation of Climate Data

October 25, 2016: SSHRC Connection Grants and Partnership Grants

October 25, 2016: NSERC Discovery Grants

External Deadlines:

October 13, 2016: New Projects Plus SOSCIP (EOI)

October 14, 2016: Veterans Affairs Canada

October 14, 2016: CIMVHR

October 15, 2016: SSHRC Insight Grant

October 15, 2016: Multiple Shastri Grants

October 15, 2016: Sony Research Award Program

November 1, 2016: SSHRC Connection Grants and Partnership Grants

November 1, 2016: NSERC Discovery Grants


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