Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:
http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/ao/2017-fast.asp
Sponsor/Award: CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY - FLIGHTS FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (FAST) - 2018 COMPETITION

Grant Amount: BETWEEN $100 AND $400K
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jan 08, 2018
Sponsor's: Jan 15, 2018

Subject Areas: Highly Qualified Professional (hqp) Training, Innovative Technology, Planetary Exploration, Atmospheric Sciences, Earth System Science, Space Sciences
Description:

The objective of the Flights and Fieldwork for the Advancement of Science and Technology (FAST) Announcement of Opportunity (AO) is to support Canadian universities and post-secondary institutions research projects that offer hands-on experience in space-like missions to Canadian Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) and more precisely to students and young researchers (post-doctoral fellows or PDFs) in order to acquire competencies required by the marketplace.

Please carefully review the Announcement for all eligibility and submission details.

Application Details:

The primary result sought from this opportunity is to attract and train Canadian HQP to build capacity to enable Canada's future competitiveness and productivity in the space sector.

Applications must be mailed to the CSA at the following address: FAST AO c/o Cathy Baillargeon Senior Program Officer, Academic Development Space Science & Technology Canadian Space Agency 6767 Route de l'A?roport Saint-Hubert, Quebec J3Y 8Y9 ?Proposals must be received at the CSA no later than 2:00 p.m. (EST), January 15, 2018

INDIRECT COSTS OF 10% MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE PROJECT BUDGET

NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Kilianski,Louise
Hancock,Jennifer Anne
Bieber,Trevor

Sponsor Contacts:

ASC.LECEDESSETC-THEGANDCCOE.CSA@CANADA.C
John H. Chapman Space Centre
6767 Route de l'A?roport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec, Canada
450 926-4800