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Energy Innovation Program – Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage RD&D Call – Storage & Transportation Focus Area

The Energy Innovation Program (EIP) advances clean energy technologies that will help Canada meet its climate change targets, while supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy. It funds research, development and demonstration projects, and other related scientific activities. The goal of the Storage & Transportation Stream is to characterize and develop safe, permanent subsurface CO2 storage, and technologies that support safe and efficient transportation of CO2 and storage opportunities across Canada.
Value: It is the responsibility of the applicant to demonstrate why a particular amount of funding is necessary to support the project. Preference may be given to projects that are leveraging other sources of funding.
Deadline to Submit EOI: To LSE – April 10, 2023 | to ORS – April 13, 2023 | to agency – April 17, 2023
Successful Applicants Invited to Submit Full Project Proposals: Summer 2023

NSERC Prizes

Each spring, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) celebrates exceptional examples of research excellence with a wide range of prizes, including: 
Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering
Value: Medal and up to $1M for personal university-based research or to direct in some way, such as establishment of scholarships or research chairs in their name. 
NSERC John C. Polanyi Award
Value: $250K research grant. 
Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering
Value: $250K team research grant. 
NSERC Donna Strickland Prize for Societal Impact of Natural Science and Engineering Research
Value: $250K research grant.
Deadlines: To LSE – March 27, 2023 | to ORS – March 30, 2023 | to agency – April 1, 2023

NSERC CREATE 2023 Competition

NSERC CREATE is a training program that provides a value-added experience to the university training environment that includes the development of professional skills among students and postdoctoral fellows that complement their qualifications and technical skills, with a focus on providing an enriched training experience for graduate students. 
Information Webinar: Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm | Join | In English
Information Webinar: Friday, February 10, 2023 at 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm | Join | En Français
Value: $1.65M
Duration: 6 years
Deadlines: See Funding Call for more details
Final Agency Deadline: September 22, 2023


Challenging Biases in Decision Making and Approaches to Difference
Tuesday, March 28, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm | Register Here

Why Apply for External Research Funding?
Thursday, March 30, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm | Register Here