2020 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition: Genomic Solutions for Natural Resources and the Environment


  • 2020 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition: Genomic Solutions for Natural Resources and the Environment

    Code : GC
    Organisator : Génome Canada (GC )
    Year : 2020
    Duration : 4 years


    Génome Québec is pleased to announce a new competition for large scale applied research projects from Genome Canada, in collaboration with Natural Resources Canada. This initiative aims to support and enhance research projects using genomics approaches to address challenges and opportunities related to the Canada’s natural resources and environmental sectors, including interaction between these topics.


    The total funding envelope for this competition is $25 million from Genome Canada and approximately $1.5 million from Natural Resources Canada. The contribution of GC for each approved project will range from $1 million to $3 million. A minimum of 50% of the remaining project funding will have to be provided by other sources of funding and equivalent to the funding provided by Genome Canada.

     

    All applicants must submit their application through Génome Québec. The process will consist of a mandatory registration, a pre-application followed by a full application.

     

    The important dates and process for this competition are as follows:

    February 5 and 6, 2020 Webinar about the LSARP2020 competition by Génome Québec
     February 13 and 14, 2020 Whiteboard session by Génome Québec
     March 11, 2020 - noon Deadline - Submission of Registration to Génome Québec by email at diglesias@genomequebec.com
     June 11, 2020 Draft submission of Pre-application to Génome Québec
     June 22-23, 2020

    Friendly review of Pre-application by Génome Québec and feedback to applicants in person

     July 29, 2020 - noon

    Deadline - Submission of Pre-application to Génome Québec by email at lsabatier@genomequebec.com

     October 2020 Applicants notified of the results for Pre-application and invitation by Genome Canada to submit a full application
    Early November 2020 Draft submission of Full application to Génome Québec
     Mid-November 2020 Friendly review of Full application by Génome Québec and feedback to applicants in person
    Mid-December 2020 Deadline - Submission of Full application to Génome Québec by email at lsabatier@genomequebec.com
    Early February 2021 Preparation with applicants for the face to face meeting with Genome Canada’s evaluation committee 
    End of February 2021 Face to face meeting with Genome Canada’s evaluation committee 
    End of March 2021 Notification to applicants on funding decisions by Genome Canada

     

    You will find below the links to download all documents related to this competition including the Request for Applications, the Registration Form, the Appendix I and Genome Canada’s Financial Guidelines.

     

    Please note that all applications must be submitted through Génome Québec. In addition, Génome Québec offers its expertise by supporting teams throughout each step of this competition. Génome Québec expects applicants to actively participate in all activities offered by Génome Québec to improve the competitiveness of their proposal. To obtain more details related to the competition, please contact Laetitia Sabatier, Program Manager, by email at lsabatier@genomequebec.com.