NSERC Programs

UBC's Dr. Walter Merida

NSERC funds research that leads to discovery and innovation, and that increases Canada's scientific and technological capabilities.

SPARC provides strategic support services, consultations and resources for a wide range of NSERC funding, including program expertise, project and proposal development and review. For more details on SPARC support, visit the relevant program pages listed below.

CWL-protected resources for NSERC programs can be accessed here or through the program-specific pages below.

Please note - in 2019 (date TBA; likely spring 2019), NSERC will consolidate 6 of its existing partnership programs (Collaborative Research and Development (CRD), Connect, Engage, Experience, Industrial Research Chairs (IRC), and Strategic Partnership Grants for Networks and Projects) into a single new program.

NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Grants


NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects

NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Networks

NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grants

NSERC Idea to Innovation Grants

NSERC Industrial Research Chairs