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FEATURED OPPORTUNITY

Lassonde Innovation Awards (LIA) 2022

We are pleased to bring to you the 2022 Lassonde Innovation Awards. The goal of the awards are:

  • to acknowledge the extraordinary research achievements, innovation and knowledge translation activities and dedication to both science and engineering research in the Lassonde School of Engineering; and
  • to enhance the profile of engineering and science research at York University and beyond.


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunities with submission deadlines

An ORS Checklist is needed for all grant applications – The link will take you to a sign-in page. Once signed in, you will be redirected to the correct page, and the checklist will be automatically downloaded.

OpportunitySponsorValueDurationFirst Internal Deadline Final Agency Deadline
Synergy Awards for Innovation – Call for NominationsNSERC$50KNominations due – April 19, 2022 by 8pm 
Deep Space Healthcare ChallengeCSAUp to $2.85M in prizesApplication due – February 1, 2022 by 9pm
Science Advisor to the President for the Canadian Space AgencyCSApart time 2 yearsClosing date –  February 28, 2022
EV station FundUp to $5k per charge port, Up to $15k per DC Fast Charge port, Up to $50k per DC Fast+ Charge Port
Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP)Budget between $300k to $6M total2 to 3 yearsApplications due – February 8, 2022
Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program Phase II – 2021-2022 competitionUp to $500k per grantUp to 4 yearsApplications due – April 5, 2022
2022 Call for Proposals: Seven new funding streams to fill the evidence gaps in youth homelessness prevention$50K to $250K per projectApprox. 27 monthsApplications due – February 28, 2022 by 5.00pm
Simon Foundation Autism Research Initiative 2022 Pilot Award – Request for ApplicationsSimon FoundationUp to $300KUp to 2 yearsApplication due at agency – March 17, 2022 by 5.00pm
Women RISEUp to $1M per team24 monthsAnticipated April and July 2022
NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) GrantsNSERCPhase 1: March 10, 2022
Phase 2: June 9, 2022:
Phase 3: September 8, 2022
Phase 1: April 4, 2022
Phase 2: June 27, 2022
Phase 3: September 26, 2022
NSERC Call for Proposals: Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) ProgramNSERC$1.65M6 yearsFebruary 28, 2022September 21, 2022
NSERC Alliance Grant ProgramNSERC$20k to $1M1 to 5 years
NSERC Alliance International GrantsNSERCCatalyst Grants: $25k
Collaboration Grants: $100k
Catalyst Grants: 1 year
Collaboration Grants: up to 3 years
NSERC-National Science Foundation – Collaboration on quantum science and artificial intelligenceNSERC1 to 5 years
SSHRC Insight Development Grants (IDG)SSHRC$7k to $75k1 to 2 yearsJanuary 28, 2022To Agency: February 2, 2022 by noon
2022 SSHRC Impact Award competitionSSHRC$50k to $100kApril 1, 2022
The Deep Space Healthcare Challenge CSA$2.85MFebruary 1, 2022
44th Committee on Space Research Scientific Assembly (COSPAR 2022)CSAFebruary 27, 2022
Infectious Disease and Climate Change Fund (IDCCF) – impact of climate change on human healthPublic Health Agency CanadaUp to $150k per yearUp to 3 yearsTo Agency: February 10, 2022
2022 Operating Grants CompetitionCancer Research Society$60k per year2 yearsTo Agency: Feb 16, 2022
AcCELLerate-ON: Food Innovation with Cellular Agriculture CompetitionOntario Genomics$150k to $200k12 to 18 monthsFebruary 28, 2022
Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) Round 23Ontario Genomics$300k to $6M2 to 3 yearsFebruary 8, 2022
Genome Canada: Genomic Applications Partnership Program  (GAPP) – Round 23 and 24Ontario Genomics$300k to $6M2 to 3 yearsFebruary 3, 2022
IDRC Research Awards 2022-2023IDRC$42,033 to $48,65912 monthsJanuary 26, 2022February 1, 2022
Mourou/Strickland Scientific Mobility ProgramThe Embassy of France in Canada3 – 28 daysFebruary 3, 2022
Strengthening inclusive science and innovation systems in the Americas$1.5M to $5M3 to 5 yearsFebruary 28, 2022
Digital Research Alliance of Canada – Data Champions Pilot Project CallUp to $50k1 yearFebruary 3, 2022
Microsoft Research Faculty FellowshipsUp to $100k2 yearMarch 29, 2022
Abbreviations: LSE, Lassonde School of Engineering

Opportunities with rolling submission

An ORS Checklist is needed for all grant applications – The link will take you to a sign-in page. Once signed in, you will be redirected to the correct page, and the checklist will be automatically downloaded.

OpportunitySponsorValueDurationFirst Internal Deadline Final Agency Deadline
Alliance – Option 1NSERC$20,000 – $1,000,0001 – 5 yearsMust submit to LSE for approval

*new security requirements for applications with private partners – contact LSE for more information*
Rolling
Alliance – Option 2NSERC$30,000 – $300,0001 – 5 yearsMust submit to LSE for approvalRolling
Mitacs Accelerate


MitacsStarts at $15,000
(Now with a discount for SME partners)
Starts at 4-6 monthsMust submit to LSE for approvalRolling
Mitacs Business Strategy InternshipMitacsUp to $15,000 4 monthsRollingRolling
Ontario Centre of Innovation
Voucher for Innovation Productivity (VIP)


Ontario Centre of Innovation$20,000 – $150,000 / year6 months – 24 monthsMust submit to LSE for approvalRolling
Abbreviations: LSE, Lassonde School of Engineering

Internal Funding Opportunities

 Visit this link to see internal funding opportunities at the bottom of the page.

OpportunitySponsorValueDurationFirst Internal DeadlineAgency Deadline
EDI Seed FundingLassonde School of EngineeringVariableVariableRollingN/A
York Indigenous Incentive GrantYork UniversityUp to $3,000VariableRollingN/A
York Incentive GrantYork UniversityUp to $6,000VariableRollingN/A