NSERC works with companies to help you find solutions and benefit your business through our suite of targeted partnership offerings that connect you to experts at Canada's universities and colleges.
|Grant Type||Description||Your contribution||Your Benefits|
|Engage Grants||6 month R&D project with a university or college expert.||In-kind||Find solutions to address a specific, short term challenge.
Resulting IP assigned to company.
|Applied Research and Development Grants||up to 3 year R&D project at college.||1/3 to 1/2 of costs in cash and in-kind||Work with college research teams. Find solutions to a specific, short-term challenge.|
|Experience Awards||16 week undergraduate student term on-site.||Typically $1,125||Two-thirds of companies reported their student helped them increase research productivity or R&D capability.|
|Collaborative Research and Development Grants||Focused long-term R&D project with a university researcher.||1/3 of project costs in cash, matched by in-kind||80% of companies developed new products or services, improved processes or enhanced competitiveness.|
|Industrial Research Chairs||5-year significant research project.||1/2 of costs in cash||Get research insights into a longer-term industry challenge.|
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