NFRF Transformation 2024 Competition – Letter of Intent (Stage 2 of 3)

Aboriginal Peoples
Arctic and Northern Regions
Community, Regional & Enterprise Development
Creative Arts, Culture and Heritage
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
Governance and Public Policy
Information and Communication Technology
Oceans, Fisheries and Aquaculture
Social Justice
Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: inquire with unit

Memorial Deadline: Wednesday 3rd, January 2024

External Deadline: Wednesday 10th, January 2024


RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens ( early during the development process to discuss the services available to them.

The 2024 Transformation stream competition of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) was launched on August 1st, 2023. All competition information is available on the website, and the competition can now be accessed via the Convergence Portal.

The Transformation competition has three stages:

  1. Notice of Intent to Apply (NOI) stage with a deadline of October 24, 2023 (at 8 p.m. Eastern Time)
  2. Letter of Intent stage with a deadline of January 10, 2024 (at 8 p.m. Eastern Time)
  3. Full Application stage – by invitation only – with a deadline of September 05, 2024 (at 8 p.m. Eastern Time)

Application at each stage must be submitted by the institution’s research administrators.

Research administrators are free to set their own internal deadlines.

In preparation for the NOI deadline, we encourage all applicants interested in submitting a NOI, as well as the research administrators, to participate in one of the two upcoming webinars. Below are the dates, times and links to the webinars.

NFRFT-2024 – NOI Webinar (English)

Thursday, August 31, 2023, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM| (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Join Link

Webinar number: 2343 121 5895

Webinar password: Transformation24

(87267367 from phones and video systems)

Join by phone: +1-438-797-4001 Canada Toll (Ottawa), Access code: 2343 121 5895

The webinars will be recorded and made available, along with the presentation slides, to the research administrators after the session.

The 2023 Exploration competition will be launched later in August. We will send an email through CARA once it is launched.

For more information, please contact:?

Funding Sources

Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat (TIPS)

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: August 3, 2023