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IDEAWORKS Update for Faculty & Staff - January 27, 2023

Discover new opportunities in Applied Research

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IDEAWORKS Catalyst Fund

IDEAWORKS is currently accepting applications for funding from Mohawk faculty, students, and staff interested in pursing applied research projects with industry, community, or government partners.

The IDEAWORKS Catalyst Fund (ICF) provides financial support to help Mohawk faculty, staff, and students gain applied research experience and work on innovative projects.

The following ICF Streams are currently accepting applications:

Project Seed Fund

The ICF Project Seed Fund provides funding of up $12,000 for faculty and staff to work on a new applied research projects that help industry, government, and community partners resolve issues and challenges in their organization.

The deadline to apply for funding for 2023-2024 is March 17, 2023.

Webinars about the ICF will be held on February 6 and February 22.

Learn more about upcoming webinars and download the Project Seed Fund Guidelines and application form.

Grant Writing Support Fund

The ICF Grant Writing Support Fund provides up to $3,250 in funding to support faculty release time, or to hire external grant writing support to prepare for external applied research applications.

The deadline to apply for fall funding is April 14, 2023.

Access the Grant Writing Support application form.

For more information please contact Andrea Johnson at andrea.johnson4@mohawkcollege.ca

Funding opportunities

Funding is available for Health and Eng Tech faculty interested in working with an industry partner on a health innovation project as part of the Southern Ontario Pharmaceutical and Health Innovation Ecosystem (SOPHIE).  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. If you have a project that you think would benefit from this funding, please contact Andrea Johnson.

Planning is underway for Canada Foundation for Innovation College Fund applications for 2023 and 2024. The College Fund supports projects that enhance the capacity of Canadian colleges to carry out applied research and technology development and foster partnerships that generate innovative products, processes or services that address the social, business, health or environmental needs of a Canadian industry or community. A limited number of opportunities are available for colleges each year to apply to this fund. If your research team will benefit from this funding, please contact Gregor MacLean.

CanExport Innovation

Due Date: Ongoing

Funds Available: up to 75% of eligible costs to a maximum of $75,000

Applicable for: Funding to facilitate collaborative research and development (R&D) partnerships with international partners and investors to fund R&D work.

Applicant Fit: Institutions

Contact: Andrea Johnson

Clean Fuels Fund- Funding for Indigenous-led clean production capacity projects

Due Date: Ongoing

Funds Available: Variable

Applicable for: Capital clean fuel production projects that use fuel production technologies in advanced stages of technological readiness and that are designed for commercial deployment. Feasibility studies, basic engineering studies and detailed front-end engineering studies to assess the new build or expansion of low carbon fuel production facilities.

Applicant Fit: Institutions

Do you need IDEAWORKS’s assistance in preparing your funding application? Be sure to plan in advance! While we’re always available to answer any questions you may have, we have very limited internal capacity until November.

Get in touch with us

IDEAWORKS fills the space between research and solutions by delivering customized support to organizations. Want to get involved as a Mohawk College researcher? Contact us at ideaworks@mohawkcollege.ca