Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:
http://oce-ontario.org/programs/industry-academic-collaboration/ontario-china-research-and-innovation-fund-(ocrif)
Sponsor/Award: ONTARIO CENTRES EXCELLENCE INC. - OCRIF | ONTARIO-CHINA RESEARCH AND INNOVATION FUND - 2018 COMPETITION

Grant Amount:
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jan 13, 2018
Sponsor's: Jan 20, 2018

Subject Areas:
Description:

The Ontario-China Research and Innovation Fund (OCRIF) will support scientific and technological collaboration projects between China and Ontario. Offered through a partnership with Ontario?s Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science (MRIS), the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), OCRIF will promote scientific, technological and industrial research and commercialization cooperation. OCE and MOST will jointly invest up to $2 million ($1 million each) to support strategic bilateral research collaborations. Ontario funds will be disbursed to successful Ontario applicants through (OCRIF), to be administered by OCE. Successful co-investigators from China will be funded separately by MOST.

Successful Ontario applicants will be eligible to receive a maximum of $210,000 CAD per project (for academic applicants) from OCE to fund the Ontario portion of the project. Additional project funding will be provided to the corresponding Chinese applicant on each project by MOST to fund the China portion of the project. (e.g., the maximum grant amount to be received by a project is $210,000 in Ontario and $250,000 in China, to a total of $460,000). Contributions by OCE and China must be matched at least 1:1 in cash and/or in-kind by applicants/partners in Ontario and China, respectively. The current call for proposals will accept project applications focusing on Energy Storage

Application Details: All completed Ontario applications must be received by the OCE no later than the application deadline. Late and incomplete applications will not be accepted.?Ontario OCRIF applications must be initiated by an OCE Business Development Manager (BD). To apply, please contact your regional Business Development Manager who will assist you with developing your application. Your OCE BD will also maintain oversight responsibility for the OCE components of any approved project.
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:

ANGELA.FONG@OCE-ONTARIO.ORG
SHERIDAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PARK
2655 NORTH SHERIDAN WAY, SUITE 250
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Canada
905 823-2020