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: Mar 08, 2011
Sponsor's: Mar 15, 2011

Subject Areas: Metals
Description: Strategic Network Grants (SNG) Program is to increase research/training in targeted areas that could strongly enhance Canada's economy, society and/or environment within the next 10 years. The Strategic Network Grants program is a targeted program. Please check the target area descriptions on NSERC's website.

Application Details: LOI process applies for this program. Applicants invited to submit a full proposal must do so within six months of the notification of acceptance of the preliminary application. Strategic Network Grants fund large-scale, multi-disciplinary research projects in targeted research areas that require a network approach and that involve collaboration between academic researchers and Canadian-based organizations. The applicant should be an established researcher with a solid track record in collaborative research, student training and grant management, and who demonstrates the leadership and other skills necessary for managing a complex, interdisciplinary, multi-institutional project. Strategic Networks may be local, regional or national. Strategic Networks require a minimum of $500,000 and a maximum of $1 million annually from NSERC and are funded for up to five years. These grants are not renewable for a second term. - The network must involve a minimum of five academic researchers who are eligible to receive NSERC funding, from at least three separate departments, faculties or institutions. - The network must have the strong commitment and active involvement of Canadian-based partners from relevant sectors (industrial, government), as appropriate for the research area.
NOTE: Letters of Intent and Full Applications are to be processed through Research Development Services for institutional signatures, and are to be accompanied by a completed RDAF form (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean signatures). Requests for Institutional signatures should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline.
Western Contacts: Pocock,Katy
Russelo,Theresa M

Sponsor Contacts:

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
613 995 4273