Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:
Sponsor/Award: International Science & Technology Partn - CANADA-INDIA: PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES - 2010 SUMMER COMPETITION

Grant Amount: $25,000
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Jul 27, 2010
Sponsor's: Aug 03, 2010

Subject Areas: Information And Communications Technology, Alternative Energy Resources, Aerospace Technology, Disaster Management, Earth Sciences, Nanotechnology, Photonics, Sustainable Energy

The Calls invite university researchers, technology experts and industry leaders to propose PDAs that will help forge new research and technology development partnerships between Canadian and Indian innovators, and stimulate R&D or business collaboration that increases the competitiveness of both countries.

The following priority areas have been identified; however, application for Partnership Development Activities in other areas will also be considered: Alternate Energy and Sustainable Environmental Technologies, Earth Science and Disaster Management, Information and Communications Technologies, Aerospace and Photonics, Nanoscience/Nanotechnology.

Application Details:

Leveraging investment from the Governments of Canada and India, these program delivery agencies will support dozens of new bilateral PDAs that span multiple technology areas such as photonics, nanotechnology/nanoscience; and industrial sectors such as information and communications technologies (ICT), life sciences, energy, environment, earth sciences and aerospace. Canadian and Indian funding recipients are eligible to receive up to a maximum of CDN $25,000 (or the equivalent value in Rupees) for their PDA.

The Canadian and Indian PDA leads are required to simultaneously submit a joint PDA application to the program delivery agency in their jurisdiction in an official working language. Each application must be signed by an official who is legally responsible for the PDA and endorsed by the chief executive or leader of the applicant organization or institute. Electronic signatures will be accepted on applications submitted to ISTPCanada and GITA. Applicant must use the Application Template associated with this call to submit their proposal. Proposals that are not submitted in the prescribed template format will not be accepted. Canadian applications must be submitted to ISTPCanada at:


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
613 729-3069