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NSERC is pleased to announce that the latest call for proposals through the Discovery Frontiers (DF) initiative has been launched. This third call for proposals is in the area of New Materials for clean energy and Energy efficiency. Discovery Frontiers grants are initiatives that identify and capitalize on emerging key areas of research and innovation. Discovery Frontiers address national research priorities and global challenges by supporting a number of major new transformative and integrative activities. These initiatives will generate substantial impact from a one-time injection of funding for a defined period, addressing challenges and seizing leadership opportunities in areas of national importance. The DF initiative will bring together groups of researchers and will comprise teams that will generate substantial impact, for the benefit of Canada.
Academic appointments as per NSERC’s eligibility
One award for $1M/yr. for 4 years totaling $4M
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
Full Application: Further instructions from NSERC on submission details to be provided at the time of invitation; Applicant (PI) submits signed OR-5 along with application package to: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Apply
Principal applicant submits a letter of intent (LOI), to include a cover page (one page), a research proposal (maximum five pages) and biographical information on the team (maximum two pages). All documents should follow NSERC On-line presentation and Attachment standards. Please see the guidelines on what the cover page must include. The LOI should be saved as one Portable document format (PDF) document, and uploaded to NSERC’s secure portal. Applicants will be notified by May 4, 2015 if invited to apply.