Discover / Explore /

Dare to experiment, to answer the unexplained, unanticipated and intriguing. Use the freedom to explore beyond the edges and make discoveries. Get bold.

Discovery Frontiers

Funding for major research challenges. Past competitions on big data/genomics, energy and materials and the North. $4M over 4 years.

CREATE - Collaborative Research and Training Experience

A collaborative and interdisciplinary research platform that offers a unique training experience for students (undergraduate, master's, doctoral) and research professionals (postdoctoral). Focus on providing in-demand professional skills to complement technical research skills. Up to 6 years with a maximum of $1.65M over entire period.

Belmont Forum – Collaborative Research Action on Arctic Observing and Research for Sustainability

Bringing together natural sciences, social sciences and citizens to investigate sustainability challenges and opportunities in Arctic regions.

Climate Change and Atmospheric Research

Investment leveraging Canada's capacity in climate and atmospheric research.

Northern Research Supplements

Going North? Additional funding for Discovery Grant holders to cover extra logistical costs unique to doing research in the Canadian North. Up to $125K over 5 years.

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