NSERC Programs

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 UBC-led applications to a wide range of NSERC funding, including program expertise, project and proposal development and review. For more details on SPARC support for UBC faculty researchers, visit the relevant program pages listed below.

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

NSERC Discovery Grants

NSERC Discovery Horizons

NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Grants


NSERC Alliance Grants

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