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There are hundreds of offerings for financial support of projects in every imaginable field. A few of the recent RFPs are listed below, but if you are interested in research, talk to us so we can explore the numerous other possible funding sources.

NSERC’s College & Community Innovation Program


Camosun College was recently awarded NSERC eligibility which enables the college to access federal research funding for applied research projects. NSERC offers the College Community Innovation (CCI) program which is designed to help promote partnership projects between colleges and industry. The CCI programs is a great way for faculty to be engaged with industry and for industry to get a great deal on applied research support from the college.
The great news is that companies will be able to carry out approved Applied Research and Development projects for a fraction of their full cost, if partnered with Camosun College.

Here is how it works

The CCI program funds a stream of applied research projects in a field over a five year period. Your project may be of short duration or take the full five years. In the first three years the projects underway will be fully funded by NSERC up to a total of $500,000 per year. In the last two years, funding will be provided up to $400,000 of a $500,000 total (80% funded). The goal of the program is to foster industry partnership projects and enrich the important link between colleges and industry.

What do you get for your money?

Partnering with Camosun College is good business. Besides being eligible for subsidized R&D (assuming the project is approved by the funding agencies), you have access to our faculty, staff and resources. We can release our faculty from teaching assignments to focus on your project. We have state of the art machining and prototyping capabilities. We have experienced, competent professional engineers with a wide range of fields of expertise. We have technicians and machinists with their hands on CNC, rapid prototyping and circuit-board manufacturing machinery. We can provide access to technology students, project courses and more. Finally, our research and innovation support office can provide grant, contract and admin support services.

For more information contact us.

Last updated: October 26, 2010 12:53 pm

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