Funding Opportunities

OGI seeks to connect members of the scientific community with funding and award opportunities for research, commercialization, training and education. Follow the links below for more information on new opportunities and active competitions, and check back often for new postings and updates.



New Opportunities Category Deadline Total Project Value
2015 Large Scale Applied Research Project Competition (LSARP) – Natural Resources and the Environment Research August 2015 $2-10M project
Genome Canada Disruptive Innovations Research September 2015 Phase 1: Up to $250k
Phase 2: Up to $3M
Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) Research / Commercialization Rolling $2M
SPARK Program Research May 28, 2015 Up to $25k
Pre-commercialization Business Development Fund (PBDF) Commercialization To be Announced Up to $100k/project


Please note that the deadline for registration is passed

Ongoing Competitions Contact
Genomics Applied Health GELs Network Caitlin Taylor
Sharing Big Data for Health Care Innovation: Advancing the Objectives of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health Meredith McLaren
Stand Up 2 Cancer Canada Cancer Stem Cell Dream Team Meredith McLaren
Canadian Epigenetics, Environment and Health Research Consortium (CEEHRC) Meredith McLaren
2014 Large Scale Applied Research Project Competition (LSARP) Kim Flock