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

Grant Amount: MIN $1M UP TO $4M
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jan 12, 2016
Sponsor's: Jan 19, 2016

Subject Areas: Information And Communications Technology, Clean Technology, Digital Media, Bio-economy, Advanced Health Technologies

The Ontario Research Fund Research Excellence (ORF-RE) program promotes research excellence in Ontario by supporting transformative, internationally significant research of strategic value to the province. The ORF-RE focuses on scientific excellence, strong commercialization, and strategic value to Ontario, and targets new, leading-edge research initiatives. All proposals are required to provide a rationale as to why an investment in their research project is important to Ontario. Applicants are expected to demonstrate meaningful and verifiable private sector commitment, through private sector financial/cash and/or in-kind contributions and evidence of the private sector's vested interest in the research.

While research proposals in all disciplines are eligible for ORF-RE Round 7, the Ministry particularly encourages collaborative projects across institutions from the following focus areas: Bio-economy and clean technologies; Advanced health technologies; Digital media and information & communications technologies.

Application Details: The program will contribute towards eligible costs to a maximum of 1/3 of the total project costs, with 1/3 of the remainder coming from the applicant institution(s) and 1/3 from the private sector. Institutional and private sector contributions to direct costs can be cash or in-kind.INDIRECT COSTS OF 40% MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE PROJECT BUDGET
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: Martin,Antoinette

Sponsor Contacts:

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada