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Wilfrid Laurier University Office of Research Services
October 25, 2014

Canadian Excellence

Funding




NSERC Interaction

  • Support travel cost to meet with a Canadian company to develop a partnership project
  • Project must be in the Natural Sciences or Engineering fields
  • Funding is up to $5000

NSERC Engage

  • Supports short-term projects with a Canadian company
  • Project must be in the Natural Sciences or Engineering fields
  • Funding up to $25,000

NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grant (CRD)

  • Supports long-term projects (usually for 2-3 years) with a Canadian company
  • Require cash contribution from the company
  • Project must be in the Natural Sciences or Engineering fields
  • Funding can be $200,000 or more per year

OCE Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP)

  • Support short-term projects (up to one year) with an Ontario company
  • Funding up to $25,000
  • Requires at least $5,000 cash contribution from the company

MITACS Accelerate

  • Supports the internship of graduate students or post-doctoral students at an Ontario company
  • Funding is up to $7500 for 4 months matched by company cash contribution and can be renewed 4 times

Connect Canada

  • Supports the internship of graduate students or post-doctoral students at a Canadian company
  • Funding is up to $5000 for 4 months matched by company cash contribution and can be renewed