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NSERC- Accepting Applications for Alliance Consortia Quantum Grants

Research Admin Offices:

  • MILO

Funding Type:


Opportunity Type:

  • Grant


  • Natural Sciences and Engineering



Internal Deadline:

October 5, 2023

Sponsor Deadline:

October 16, 2023


NSERC plays an important role in Canada’s National Quantum Strategy (NQS) by supporting the advancement of research, innovation and talent development in quantum science and technology through various funding opportunities.

NSERC is pleased to announce that the next competition for the Alliance Consortia Quantum grants, in support of the NQS, is now accepting applications for projects that enable a coordinated approach to quantum research and innovation across Canada. The thrust of the proposals submitted in response to the present call must aim to advance one or more of the NQS missions through the development of any of the following areas of quantum technologies, or a combination thereof: quantum algorithms/encryption – including post-quantum cryptography; quantum communications; quantum computing; quantum materials; quantum sensing.

The Alliance Consortia Quantum grants support the development of large-scale domestic research collaborations in quantum science and technology by enhancing synergy across Canada’s regional quantum research and innovation hubs, with the additional aim to connect with industrial applications and government needs. These grants enable collaborations between university researchers and partner organizations from the private, public or not-for-profit sectors.

Additional Program Information:

For more information, please visit the program website.


Information webinars: Information webinars on Alliance Consortia Quantum grants and Alliance Quantum grants will be held on the dates and at the times listed below. Sessions will be available in both English and French.

English sessions:

Webinar ME1: May 24, 2023, from 1 pm to 3 pm (ET) Join meeting; Meeting number: 2771 325 0144; Password: zJsEMKg4T83
Webinar ME2: June 1, 2023, from 1 pm to 3 pm (ET) Join meeting; Meeting number: 2771 159 0279; Password: 2wgPqxk2hR2

French sessions:

Webinar MF1: May 26, 2023, from 1 pm to 3 pm (ET) Join meeting; Meeting number: 2773 478 1612; Password: SEjidAYZ232
Webinar MF2: May 30, 2023, from 1 pm to 3 pm (ET) Join meeting; Meeting number: 2772 371 3493; Password: KHxPf2ahE27


Ross Huyskamp, MILO