NSERC Alliance COVID-19 grants

Making connections

Industry, not-for-profit and public sector organizations
If you are from a Canadian industry, not-for-profit or public sector organization that is addressing a challenge or question related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and could benefit from scientific, technical or research expertise in natural science and engineering, please submit them to NSERC by completing this survey. NSERC will communicate these publicly to Canada’s post-secondary institutions by posting the information on our website and connect you with interested university and college researchers.

By facilitating these connections, we aim to increase collaborations between organizations and researchers to create partnerships. Together, collaborating teams can apply to NSERC Alliance grants or the NSERC College and Community Innovation Program.

You may also use COGNIT.ca to find expertise, facilities and intellectual property (IP) at Canada’s post-secondary institutions that can help you address challenges and questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. COGNIT.ca allows you to enter a search term and quickly see the institutions, researchers, facilities and IP most relevant to your interests.

If you are a researcher from a Canadian college or university who is eligible to apply to an NSERC grant and is interested in helping an organization address a challenge or question related to the COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the list of project opportunities.

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Application deadline
Before June 1, 2020, 8:00 p.m. (ET)

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