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

Grant Amount: 20K STAGE 1; 35K STAGE 2
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: May 18, 2012
Sponsor's: May 25, 2012

Subject Areas: Intellectual Property, Marketing Research, Commercialization, Animal Models, Prototype
Description: The C4 POP is designed to lead to either licensing, partnering with industry, or further development through second stage mechanisms such as CIHR-POP, NSERC-I2I, or other proof-of-principle programs.

Application Details: It funds activities such as prototyping, animal model studies, or additional programming. The funding can also be used to analyze the market, prepare a business plan, and validate technical risks. Any funded project will also receive extra funding for patent costs, up to $10,000.
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:

Sponsor Contacts:

Office of Research Services
Gilmour Hall, 3rd flr., ste. 305
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
905 525-9140