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

Grant Amount: UP TO $25,000
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Nov 22, 2013
Sponsor's: Nov 29, 2013

Subject Areas: Rail Transportation

Transport Canada is leading the Government of Canada's efforts to reduce rail sector emissions by supporting research of new and emerging technologies. The Clean Rail Academic Grant Program provides federal funds to academic research programs currently developing technologies and practices which aim to reduce air emissions from the rail sector. The Program also supports the communication of findings from funded research to other academic institutions or the rail industry.

The application package, which includes the program description, application form and terms and conditions are available upon request by contacting The Application Form can be submitted either electronically or in hard copy. ? Electronic applications should be signed, scanned and emailed to ? Hard copy submissions should be postmarked by the application deadline and sent to: Transportation Development Centre Transport Canada ? ACAF Place de Ville, Tower C 330 Sparks Ottawa, ON K1A 0N5

Application Details: Principal Researchers at Canadian Universities which are members of the Association of Universities & Colleges of Canada may apply. Only one application may be submitted from each principal researcher. Work to be undertaken exclusively using existing facilities on Canadian university premises.Send completed and signed Application Form to Transport Canada by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, on November 29, 2013. Please ensure that all fields in the Application Form are fully completed and that the Application Form is duly signed. Incomplete Application Forms may not be processed, and may be returned to you at the email or mailing address you have provided.
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: Moxey,Laura

Sponsor Contacts:

Infrastructure Canada Communications
6th Floor,
90 Sparks Street
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
613 948-1148