Current Competitions

Ontario Genomics seeks to connect members of the scientific community with funding and award opportunities for research, commercialization, training and education.

Industry Challenge 2020 Program (OPEN)

Category: Industry Challenge
Deadline: March 9, 2020 – Applications due to OG
Total Project Value: Up to twelve (12) individual awards of $25,000 each

2020 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition: Genomics Solutions for Natural Resources and the Environment (OPEN)

Category: Research
Deadline: March 11, 2020 – Applications due to OG
Total Project Value: Approximately $25 million through Genome Canada and $1.5 million from NRCan

Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) (OPEN)

Category: Research / Commercialization
Application Deadline: See program page
Total Project Value: Up to $6M*


Genomics in Society Interdisciplinary Research Teams Program (GiSIRT) (CLOSED)

Category: GE3LS Research Registrations Deadline: CLOSED Total project Value: $500,000 – $1 million

Ontario Regional Priorities Partnership Program (ON-RP3) (CLOSED)

Category: Research / Implementation
Registrations Deadline: CLOSED
Maximum project size: $375,000 – $500,000 total project budget.

Genome Canada’s Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition (B/CB)( CLOSED)

Category: Research
Registrations Deadline: CLOSED
Total Project Value: $500k-$1M per project (total)

Disruptive Innovations in Genomics (DIG) Phase 2 Funding Competition (CLOSED)

Category: Research
Registrations Deadline: CLOSED
Total Project Value: Approx. $5.5M

Genomics Technology Platforms Competition: Operations Support and Technology Development Funds (CLOSED)

Category: Research / Commercialization
Application Deadline: CLOSED
Total Project Value: Up to $15M*

Ontario Genomics’ Pre-commercialization Business Development Fund (PBDF) (CLOSED)

Category: Commercialization
Application Deadline: CLOSED
Total Project Value: Up to $100k/project *Projects above this maximum will be considered – Please see specific competition information.