Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE)

Mobilizing research excellence for the benefit of Canadians, the NCE bring together researchers and partners from the academic, private, public and non profit sectors in areas of strategic importance for Canada: Information and Communication Technologies; Engineering and Manufacturing; Environment and Natural Resources; and the Health and Life Sciences.


In general, Research Services Office minimum processing time for research grants made available under NCEs is one (1) week prior to the external deadlines posted by NCE. However, new NCEs are due one (1) month in advance of the external deadlines posted by NCE.

Please refer to the external deadlines posted by NCE.

Application Instructions

Please send one (1) complete, signed copy of your full application including an OR-5 form to the Office of Research for signatures by the internal deadline.


For More Information

Ailsa Kay, Manager, Strategic Programs
Research Services Office, UC 437
519-824-4120 x58321