Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (MEDJCT)

The Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (MEDJCT) supports world-class research, commercialization and innovation taking place across Ontario through a range of programs and services like the Ontario Research Fund and Ontario Venture Capital Fund.

Deadlines

  • Early Researcher Awards (ERA)
    • Funding to build a research team
    • Next deadline unknown
  • Ontario Research Fund: Research Excellence (ORF-RE)
    • Funding to help cover the cost of research operations (e.g. salaries, supplies, etc.)
    • This program is currently on hold. Learn about previous competitions at the ORF website
    • Next deadline unknown
  • Ontario Research Fund: Research Infrastructure (ORF-RI)
    • Funding to help cover the costs of research infrastructure (e.g. renovating facilities, purchasing equipment, etc.). This is a competitive program which can provide matching funds for CFI-funded projects. Learn more about how to apply for CFI funding.
  • International Research Projects
    • Funding for research projects with partners in China or Israel
    • Next deadlines unknown

Contacts

Ailsa Fullwood, Manager, Strategic Programs
Office of Research Services, UC 437
519-824-4120 x58321
fullwood@uoguelph.ca

Laurie Gallinger, Officer, Strategic Programs
Office of Research Services, UC 437
519-824-4120 x56927
stratprg@uoguelph.ca