Interaction Grants (IG) provide researchers with travel funds to meet with Canadian based companies in order to identify a company-specific problem they could solve by collaborating in a subsequent research partnership. The company and the researcher must not have worked together before.
|Who manages funds?||University and lead professor|
|Use of funds||Travel and meeting costs|
|Duration of award||Up to three months|
|Are multiple professors involved?||No|
|Typical grant range||Up to $5,000|
|Type of partners required||Canadian-based companies|
|Minimum cash contribution from company||None|
|Application deadline||There is no deadline.|
|Evaluation method||All applications will be reviewed by the relevant NSERC regional office.|
|Evaluation time||Three weeks from receipt of the complete application|
|Is NSERC willing to review drafts?||Yes|
|Final report||Researchers must provide a final report within 30 days following the end of the grant.|
For more detailed information, please refer to the Interaction Grants description.