The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is consulting with the broader community on their core funding programs (the Innovation Fund, the John R. Evans Leaders Fund, the College-Industry Innovation Fund, the Cyberinfrastructure Initiative and the Infrastructure Operating Fund). They also seek input on a few key strategic issues of relevance to the research community and other stakeholders.
The purpose of the consultations are to:
- identify opportunities for better alignment with institutional and community needs;
- make adjustments to the design of its funds to address evolving priorities; and,
- encourage the development of research infrastructure proposals of the highest quality, in order to better enhance the capacity of institutions and their researchers to conduct world-class research and technology development.
Ontario meetings are planned for:
London: Nov. 3, 13:00-15:00, Western University
Waterloo: Nov. 4, 09:00-11:00, Delta Waterloo
Toronto: Nov. 5, 09:00-11:00, Intercontinental Toronto Yorkville
Ottawa: Nov. 10, 09:00-11:00, Ottawa Marriott Hotel
A full listing is available on the CFI website.
Written comments are also invited by November 30, 2015, email: email@example.com
For more information, including RSVP details, please refer to the CFI website.