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NSERC-NSF Global Centres: Bioeconomy Call for Proposals

Research Admin Offices:


Funding Type:


Opportunity Type:

  • Grant
  • Request for Proposal


Up to CAD 500,000 per year for 4 to 5 years.


  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences



Internal Deadline:

May 21, 2024

Sponsor Deadline:

June 11, 2024

Additional Dates:

  • Notify ROADS of Intent to Apply - April 23, 2024
  • ROADS Final Draft Due Date - June 4, 2024
  • Sponsor Due Date - June 11, 2024


This initiative supports researchers from Canada and the US, and optionally from Finland, Japan, Republic of Korea and/or the UK, in forming collaborative research partnerships to address themes related to the bioeconomy. The topic for the 2024 competition is “Addressing Global Challenges through the Bioeconomy”.

Additional Program Information:

NSERC and SSHRC will offer joint webinar information sessions on the NSF Global Centres initiative. Please find below the information for the upcoming sessions:


Your team must include a US-based researcher who assumes the role of Principal Investigator (PI) for the NSF grant. The PI must meet the NSF eligibility requirements and is responsible for submitting the complete NSF application package to NSF by June 11, 2024.


Additional Details.


For more information and to apply, contact Ryan Heyden.