Natural Resources Canada: Energy Innovation Program- Call for Proposals

Sponsor

Natural Resources Canada

Program

Energy Innovation Program (EIP): Clean Energy Innovation Component

Description

The Energy Innovation Program (EIP) supports innovation in the clean energy sector by providing funding for research, development (R&D) and demonstration (collectively, RD&D) projects.  The Program’s objective is to support energy technology innovation to produce and use energy more cleanly and efficiently. Please see the sponsor’s website for a full list of strategic priority areas for which proposals are being requested.

Eligibility

Full time faculty at Canadian academic institutions

Maximum Project Value

  1. Research and Development Projects

The Program may pay up to 75% of Total Project Costs per project, up to a maximum amount of five million dollars ($5,000,000.00).  The minimum funding requested per project is three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000.00).

  1. Demonstration Projects and Front End Engineering Design Studies (FEED)

The Program may pay up to 50% of Total Project Costs per project, up to a maximum amount of five million dollars ($5,000,000.00).  The minimum funding requested per project is three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000.00).

Indirect Costs

15% as per program guidelines

Project Duration

Projects will be eligible for program funding from the time an applicant is notified their project has been selected to proceed until March 31, 2018.

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal, along with an OR-5 Form to research.services@uoguelph.ca

External Deadline

How To Apply

Applicants are requested to complete and submit the information form located on the sponsor’s website.   Upon submission of the information form, an Applicants’ Guide and Proposal template will be sent to the applicant via e-mail.

The applicant is responsible for submitting their proposal to the Sponsor in accordance with the Sponsor’s submission guidelines.

Information for Co-applicants

If you need to meet a deadline set by the lead institution for this opportunity, please ensure that you provide the Office of Research with at least 5 days in advance of the lead institution’s deadline to review the application, or your proposed component of the project. Please be in touch with the Office of Research (contact information below) ahead of the deadline if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required documentation on time (i.e. budget, proposal, OR-5 Form).

For More Information

please visit the program’s website

For Questions, please contact

Natural Resources Canada: nrcan.energyinnovation-innovationenergetique.rncan@canada.ca.

Responses to requests for information through the e-mail address will be returned within 5 business days.

Frequently Asked Questions: A list of commonly asked questions and their answers will be maintained on this site. It will be updated as often as required. Please click here to go to the FAQs.

Meghan Grimes, Awards and Agreements Officer
Office of Research, Research Support Services
519-824-4120 x54807
mgrimes@uoguelph.ca