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Frontier Research Venture Fund – Deadline

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Date: April 8, 2022

Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Frontier Research Venture fund applications due April 8, 2022

Frontier Research Venture Fund – OPEN

Description: One year of research funding for new high-risk, high-reward research areas that help maximize the scientific output from the suite of experiments that are currently operational or under development at SNOLAB or internationally.

Eligibility: Funding is for faculty members at any Canadian academic institution, who can currently hold funds from of any the granting agencies including CFREF.

Projects must be one year in length and address one of the following:

  • Unique capacity building/training/professional development opportunities within existing research projects.
  • Seed funding of new research and development initiatives to build new teams or enable proof of principle that will lead to follow-on funding from other sources of research support.
  • Funding can be used for salaries, equipment, materials, supplies, and travel.

How it works: Successful recipients will be notified by award letter, which stipulates the terms of the funding. The one-year window begins when the funds are released, upon signing of the award letter. Funds will be transferred to the faculty’s institution using the standard processes.

Reporting is ongoing, per the use of funds, on a quarterly basis. Indirect costs may be eligible for additional funding but must be indicated at the time the award letter is signed and outlined in a separate budget submission.

Competition Opens: Monday, February 28, 2022
Competition Closed: Friday, April 8, 2022
Results Released: Mid-May 2022

Amount: Maximum of $100,000

Completed applications should be sent to with the subject line “FRVF Round 5 – {Applicant’s Last Name}”.