Technology Access Centre grants


Rules for the use of grant funds

For details on the use of grant funds, see the Tri-agency guide on financial administration.

However, this program has exceptions to Part 2 of the guide, Use of grant funds. The following are eligible expenditures:

  • Salary of replacement faculty hired to backfill a faculty member’s involvement in an applied research project, and spending on recruitment-related activities
  • Salaries and non-discretionary benefits for non-faculty researchers and part-time faculty
  • Salaries associated with project management activities leading to the optimal use of project resources to meet the objectives of the research in a timely and budget-efficient manner
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Incremental costs of basic services, such as heat, light, water, compressed air, distilled water, vacuums and janitorial services supplied to all laboratories in a research facility
  • Advertising
  • Cost of hospitality and promotional material for networking and business development purposes
  • Equipment or rental of facility, up to 20% of grant amount

The following expenditures are not eligible:

  • Rental of facilities owned by the college
  • Insurance costs for building or equipment
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Letter of intent deadline
July 12, 2022

Full or renewal application deadline
January 19, 2023

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