Alliance Mission Grants – Transforming Science and Technology Challenges into Economic Opportunities

Alliance Mission Grants

Alliance Mission Grants aims to provide funding to organizations that contribute to research in addressing critical science and technology challenges that have surfaced because of the pandemic and support efforts to capture new opportunities. The goal of this grant is to prompt research collaborations between Canada’s academic researchers and partners from private, public and/or not-for-profit partner organization(s). 

Eligible Applicants  

  • University faculty  
    • a tenured, tenure-track or lifetime professor emeritus position; or 
    • a term or contract position of no less than three years
  • College faculty  
    • a permanent position; or 
    • a term or contract position of no less than three years 

(Specific criteria can be found here)  

Type of Funding available  

This is a grant valued from $100,000 to $500,000 annually and can help initiate research projects normally requiring a cash contribution from a partner organization. NSERC will fund 100% of eligible costs of research for a two-year period. 

Eligible Activities 

  • Researchers 
    • Activities that address any research challenges from the following list 
  • Private-sector, public-sector and not-for-profit organizations 
    • Activities that address challenges to: 
      • Help energize Canada’s economy 
      • Help you benefit from scientific, technical or research expertise in natural sciences and/or engineering 


Applications are being accepted anytime until November 30th, 2021.  

Contact EVAMAX today to get started on your application! 

Related Page: What is the R&D Refunds Program


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