BioFuelNet Canada – Call for Proposals 2017-2022


Biofuel Net Canada

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Call for Proposals



BioFuelNet Canda (BFN) was first funded by the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program for the period of April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2017. BFN is submitting its renewal application to the NCE Secretariat for a second cycle of funding on June 30, 2016. The present call for proposals is to identify potential research it to be conducted in the period of 2017-2022. BFN  is announcing ten (10) calls for proposals. The focus is in the areas of feedstock (2 projects), conversion technology (4 projects), engines and combustion (1 project) and social, economic and environmental sustainability (3 projects). 


Faculty eligible for NSERC or SSHRC. Applicants can only be involved in a maximum of two applications (can be included in multiple applications as unfunded collaborators). There is no requirement for the applicant to have already participated in BFN. 

Indirect Costs

Not applicable

Project Duration

Funding covering the period of April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2022

Special Notes

Applicants whose proposals best meet the criteria will have a description of their proposed work included in the BFN’s strategic plan for 2017-22, which will be submitted to the NCE as part of BFN’s renewal application. Inclusion in the BFN’s strategic plan does not constitute a guarantee of funding, even if BFN’s application is successful.


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

External Deadline

Principal applicant submits LOI to BiofuelNet Canada. (See instructions within application portal). 

For Questions, please contact

For eligibility questions, please contact:

Xiaomin Zhou
BiofuelNet Canada
McGill University
355 Peel, Suite 201
Montreal, PQ
Tel: 514 508-2884

For Website questions, please contact:

Jorin Mamen

Office of Research

Annette Clarke, Grants Officer
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x56927

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