Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI)

Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI)

The Ministry of Research and Innovation is committed to supporting Ontario's research and innovation activities.  More information on MRI can be found on their website. Ontario is investing in an aggressive Innovation Agenda to ensure a healthy economy that provides good jobs and better lives for Ontarians.


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MRI News

Round 10 of the Early Researcher Awards has launched. Information packages and forms can be found on the MRI website. Notices of Intent are due Friday, May 30th, 2014; application deadline is Monday, August 11, 2014.


For further information about MRI grants programs, please contact Carolyn Paterson.

MRI Funding Opportunities

Early Researcher Awards (ERA), Round 10: Notification of Intent, May 30, 2014; application deadline, August 11, 2014.

Ontario Research Fund: Research Excellence (ORF-RE), Round 7:  Notification of Intent, February 11, 2014; application deadline, July 15, 2014.  The competition for ORF-RE Round 7 is currently closed as the NoI deadline has passed.

Ontario-China Research and Innovation Fund: In 2014, the Fund supports research in clean air related technologies and medial devices.  Submission deadline: May 5, 2014.