Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount:
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: May 07, 2018
Sponsor's: Jul 31, 2018

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The NCE Program is a federal initiative administered jointly through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) in partnership with Industry Canada and Health Canada.

The NCE Secretariat has launched a competition to fund new networks through the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program. Please work with Research Development on this program.

Application Details: NCE funding will be awarded following a national competitive process in two stages: 1. Applicants applying for NCE funding to establish a new network are invited to submit Letters of Intent. Based on a review of the LOI, selected applicants will be invited to Stage 2. 2. Applicants advancing to Stage 2 will be asked to develop and submit Full applications. A Selection Committee will Review Letters of Intent according to the five published NCE Program criteria, relevance to the NCE Program goals and objectives and the relevance to the target research area. This Committee will recommend applicants to receive invitations to submit Full Applications. LOIs should be submitted on behalf of the proposed Network by an academic researcher (i.e., the applicants, who is also the proposed Scientific Director for the Network) who is eligible to receive funding from one of the three federal granting agencies, and by the proposed host institution. Eligible recipients must meet the general eligibility requirements of one or more of the three federal granting agencies partnering in the Program.Successful Letters of Intent will be invited to submit a full proposal.
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: Tweddell,David

Sponsor Contacts:

350 Albert Street
16th floor mailroom
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
613 995-6010