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

Grant Amount: $60,000 WITH MATCHING FUNDS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
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Sponsor's: N/A

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Description: Ontario's TalentEdge Fellowship Program (TFP) provides support for Ontario-based PhD graduates and Postdoctoral Fellows (PDFs) to work on industry-driven research and development projects. This program is open to PDFs across all disciplines and areas of specialization. Fellowships may be academic (college or university), or company based.

Application Details: Funding may flow directly to the academic institution or the industry partner depending on the location of the fellowship: Academic-based fellows: OCE funds will flow directly to the academic institution. Fellow must have PDF status at the academic institution. Includes PDFs at research hospitals, where applicable. At the time of an award, an invoice for industry cash contribution plus HST* will be sent to the industry partner. Upon receipt of the industry cash contribution, OCE will release a payment equal to the award amount minus 10 per cent of the fellowship unit. Company-based fellows: Funds will flow directly to the industry partner. Fellow must have employee status at the company for the duration of the fellowship. Upon approval of the application, OCE will release a payment equal to the value of the award minus holdback of 10 per cent per fellowship unit. The holdback will be released upon project completion and receipt of the following: final progress and financial reports, outcomes, proof of fellow payroll and attestation from the institution or industry partner regarding the use of funds.
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

Sponsor Contacts:

325 Front Street West
Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
905 823-2020