France-Canada Research Fund 2016 New Scientific Collaborations Support Program

Sponsor

France Canada Research fund (FCRF)

For More Information

The FCRF guidelines and application form

Note: The application form contains a “pre-screening” survey to help applicants assess if their project is appropriate for a FCRF funding.

Description

FCRF aims to accomplish the following objectives: 

  • Support developing new expert partnerships between France and Canada;
  • Promote the advancement of research and innovation;
  • Prepare and structure scientific cooperation between the two countries;
  • Promote researcher mobility, particularly for young researchers; and
  • Provide research training for young researchers.

This program provides financing for new scientific projects jointly developed by French and Canadian teams that have never worked together before.

Eligibility

Joint projects between a French establishment (all universities, Grandes Ecoles and research organizations are eligible) and Canadian Member universities.

Funding Availability

The financing is awarded to two-year projects in amounts ranging from $8,000 to $15,000, according to the needs expressed by lead researchers. Financing is primarily intended to support the mobility of researchers and their students.

Deadlines

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

TypeDateNotes
Internal Deadline

Applicant submits the application form along with signed OR-5 to: research.services@uoguelph.ca

External Deadline

Applicant submits the application electronically to:   Embassy of France’s office for Science & Technology, Attention: Mrs. Armelle Chataigner-Guidez assistant.science@ambafrance-ca  and copy to: lbeaupre@uoguelph.ca (FCRF correspondent – Univ. of Guelph).

Note: File names must begin with the surname of the lead French researcher, followed by the surname of the lead Canadian Researcher (ex:name_name.pdf)

Pre-Selection Deadline

December 18, 2015 4:30 p.m.  
A maximum of 5 pre-selected proposals can be submitted per Canadian University to the Embassy of France in Canada (if more than 5 submissions from Guelph).

For Questions, please contact

FCRF Contact:
Mrs Armelle Chataigner-Guidez, Assistant
Embassy of France’s Office for Science and Technology (OST),
464 Wilbrod St. Ottawa, ON
K1N 6M8
Email: assistant.science@ambafrance-ca.org
613-593-7412 

Office of Research

Annette Clarke, Grants Officer
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x56927
acclarke@uoguelph.ca

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