Canada Foundation for Innovation - Innovation Fund - 2025 Co-applicants

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Update March 4, 2024

  • Deadline extended to 9 am on Wednesday, July 31, 2024.


Canada Foundation for Innovation


Innovation Fund


CFI seeks to support promising and innovative research or technology development in areas where Canada currently is, or has the potential to be, competitive on the global stage. The University of Guelph will consider providing allocation to applications led by other universities. If you are co-applicant on a CFI proposal led by another University, please submit an Expression of Interest as detailed in the How to Apply section below.

Funding Availability

The University has reserved up to $1.5M in CFI IF envelope to support proposals led by other universities.  


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) due to Manager, Strategic Research Programs. See EOI Requirements for Co-Applicants. All EOIs will be reviewed by the University's CFI IF Committee.  

How to Apply

Submit Expression of Interest (EOI) to Manager, Strategic Research Programs. See EOI Requirements for Co-Applicants.  

All EOIs will be reviewed by the CFI IF Committee. For more details, please see Innovation Fund | Office of Research (
For Questions, please contact

Office of Research

Ailsa Kay, Manager, Strategic Research Programs
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x58321

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