Partnership Workshops Grants (PWG) fund workshops that help to build new collaborations between Canadian university researchers and industry and government organizations. The workshops, which must have an academic and non-academic lead, foster the development of partnerships addressing the research and technology needs identified by non-academic organizations that would use the research results.
|Who manages funds?||Lead academic researcher and the host university|
|Use of funds||Funds may be used to organize a single workshop or several events with more limited participation. Funded events must take place in the 12 months that follow the announcement of the award.|
|Duration of award||One year|
|Are multiple professors involved?||Yes, as workshop participants|
|Approximate application success rate||70%|
|Typical grant range||Up to $25,000 for one year|
|Type of partners required||Canadian-based companies or public sector organizations|
|Minimum company contribution||Not required|
|Application deadline||No deadline|
|Evaluation method||All proposals are reviewed by NSERC staff with input from external experts as required.|
|Evaluation time||Two months after applications are submitted.|
|Is NSERC willing to review drafts?||Yes|
|Reporting||A report from both the academic and non-academic leads must be submitted at the end of the grant.|
For more detailed information, please refer to the Partnership Workshops Grants description.