Ontario Centres of Excellence - 2015 Explore Program


Ontario Centres of Excellence

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2015 Explore, through a collaboration between CQDM and OCE the Explore Program has been extended to the scientific community of Ontario.

The research scope includes biological and health sciences, chemistry, engineering, nanotechnologies, computational sciences, medical devices, imaging, biosensors, etc.  The ultimate goal of this CQDM-OCE collaboration is to challenge established practices and conventional wisdom in the drug R&D process.

Funding Availability

Explore is designed to fund early concept validation of cutting-edge technologies, computational tools, novel approaches, techniques and devices that address the most crucial needs in drug discovery and/or development.  Funding for projects will be for a maximum of $300,000 over a two year period.


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

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application and a signed OR5 form to the Office of Research email: resserv@uoguelph.ca

External Deadline
For Questions, please contact

Office of Research

Linda McCorkindale, Contracts Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x56257

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