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Alliance Grants │ Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Value

$20,000 to $1 million per year up to five years.

Description

Alliance Grants encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be from the private, public or not-for-profit sectors. These grants support research projects led by strong, complementary, collaborative teams that will generate new knowledge and accelerate the application of research results to create benefits for Canada.

Note:

As of July 12, 2021, applicants (and their institutions) are required to complete the National Security Guidelines for Research Partnerships’ risk assessment form for all Alliance grant applications involving one or more partner organizations from the private sector. For such partnerships, applicants must submit the completed risk assessment form as an integral part of the NSERC Alliance application.

NSERC is currently updating all relevant instructions and resources on the Alliance website and in the online system. Applicants will be able to submit their Alliance applications starting July 23, 2021.

Eligible Applicants

If you are a Canadian university researcher who is eligible to receive NSERC funds, you can apply on your own or as a team with co-applicants who are also eligible academic researchers. You must have at least one partner organization (in the private, public or not-for-profit sector) whose cash contributions will be recognized for cost-sharing but you may include other partner organizations who play an important role in your research project whether or not their cash contributions are recognized for cost sharing.

For more detailed information, please click the link indicated below.

Eligible Expenses

Alliance grants support projects of varying scale and complexity, from short-term smaller projects involving one researcher to long-term projects involving researchers across several universities, and from one-on-one collaborations with one partner organization directly involved in the research to projects involving many partner organizations across multiple sectors.

Deadline Date

  No deadline.

Contact

Contact Name: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Phone Number: 613-995-1111

E-mail Address: alliance@nserc-crsng.gc.ca

Website: https://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Innovate-Innover/alliance-alliance/index_eng.asp

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