Ontario Research Fund: Research Excellence

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:

Memorial Deadline: Inquire with RGCS

External Deadline: Monday 25th, September 2017


The Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence (ORF-RE) provides research institutions with funding to help support the operational costs of large-scale transformative research of strategic value to the province.

ORF-RE Round 9 has three application streams.

  1. General (open to all disciplines)
  2. Disruptive technology in the clean technology sector
  3. Social sciences, arts and humanities

Who is eligible

Eligible institutions include:

  • universities
  • colleges
  • research hospitals
  • non-profit research institutions

Funding amount

ORF-RE provides up to 1/3 of the total value of a project with the remaining 2/3 from a combination of private sector and institutional contributions.

Additional program details can be found on the Ontario Research Fund website.

Funding Sources

Government of Ontario - Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: August 4, 2017