Ontario Centres of Excellence - 2015 Explore Program


Ontario Centres of Excellence


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.

Internal Deadline

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

External Deadline

For More Information

Please see Explore guidelines:  


For Questions, please contact

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