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A university or college researcher can apply to launch a new research collaboration with an industrial partner through a short term research and development (R&D) project that applies their expertise to address a company challenge.


As indicated, the grant supports short term R&D projects to solve a problem specific to the company. The company and the researcher must not have worked together prior to applying for this grant. Project funding, up to a maximum of $25,000, is paid to the university researchers for the six month duration of the project.


More information is listed below.


Type – Federal, National

  • Grants and Contributions
    • For R&D, product development, innovation




  • Academic partnerships (example… a university or college forms a partnership with a private firm)
  • Research and development
  • Wages/ training




Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada – NSERC
350 Albert Street, 16th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1H5


  • Tel: 613-995-4273
  • Tel: 1-855-275-2861



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