OMAFRA - U of G Agreement
The OMAFRA - U of G Research Program call for Letters of Intent (LOIs) addresses priorities identified in the following research themes:
- Agri-Food and Rural Policy
- Bioeconomy - Industrial Uses
- Emergency Management
- Environmental Sustainability
- Food for Health
- Products and Value Chains
- Production Systems - Animals and Plants
For further information about this call, please visit the OMAFRA – U of G Agreement website and consult the 2018-19 OMAFRA Research Priorities document.
LOI Submissions are Due by 12 PM (Noon) on Thursday, October 25th, 2018.
University of Guelph faculty are eligible to be the Lead Applicant/Principal Investigator for OMAFRA - U of G Research Program projects. University of Guelph faculty includes assistant professors, associate professors and professors.
Lead Applicants and Co-Applicants may not have overdue reports for other OMAFRA - U of G Partnership projects.
Adjunct faculty are also eligible if they meet specific criteria.
Maximum Project Value
$80K/yr; $240K per project maximum
Indirect costs are already incorporated into the OMAFRA - U of G Agreement. No additional indirect costs are required on a project-by-project basis, on the amount requested from OMAFRA.
However, indirect costs must be included at the applicable rate (e.g. 25% or 40%) on cash contributions from Government and Industry Sponsors when those contributions leverage or “match” OMAFRA funding.
Up to three (3) years.
Town Hall Program Information Sessions will be held:
- September 24, 2018; 12 pm (Noon) -1 pm, UC 442
- September 27, 2018; 12 pm (Noon) -1 pm, UC 442
- September 28, 2018; 11 am-12 pm (Noon) Peter Clark Hall
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted on-line using the OMAFRA Research Management System (RMS). A login and password are required. If you do not have an RMS account, please contact the OMAFRA - U of G Partnership Research Program Coordinator at email@example.com or 519.826.4198 to obtain access to RMS.
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