Discovery Frontiers – Letter of Intent

Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit:

Memorial Deadline:

External Deadline: Friday 1st, March 2019


Application Deadline March 1, 2019 – Letter of Intent
May 3, 2019 – Invitation to Apply
July 15, 2019 – Application, if invited to apply

Discovery Frontiers grants support a limited number of large international activities, opportunities or projects that are of high priority in the context of advanced research in Canada. These are led by world-class Canadian researchers and comprise multi-institutional team that generate substantial impact, for the benefit of Canada. Approaches used will emphasize new ideas, perspectives and solutions and interdisciplinary thinking with potential for long-term impacts. International linkages are required.

This fifth call for proposals will bring together groups of researchers in new ways to address a major research challenge in Antimicrobial Resistance in the environment. Discovery Frontiers will support a program that will be paradigm-shifting, trans-disciplinary in nature, open new fields or integrate existing fields in new ways, involve international collaboration, and accelerate the establishment of expertise and capacity.

Additional program details are available at NSERC’s website.

Funding Sources

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: January 10, 2019