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Event Date: Nov 30, 2020
VPRI Unit: Institutional Programs Office

The CFI publishes periodic updates. Please follow the link to find the latest issue of the CFI update.

VPRI Unit: Institutional Programs Office

In anticipation of the next CFI IF call, the UBC offices of the Vice-President of Research and Innovation (VPRI) and Institutional Programs Office (IPO), will begin the UBC internal competition planning starting this Fall 2021. While UBC’s internal process will be similar to the previous competitions, we will begin the process earlier to maximize project development time and time for internal review processes. Institutions have a limit on the total requests (in dollars, limited by the UBC...

VPRI Unit: Institutional Programs Office

UBC scientists are recieving $3 million to support COVID-19 research projects through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). Click here a list of UBC-led projects and click here for the CFI announcement.

Event Date: Mar 27, 2023
VPRI Unit: Institutional Programs Office

Welcome, Richa!

Event Date: Oct 15, 2020
VPRI Unit: Institutional Programs Office

See CFI Internal Timelines for further details.

Event Date: Sep 20, 2021
VPRI Unit: Institutional Programs Office
VPRI Unit: Institutional Programs Office

The CFI has launched an updated call for proposals for the Exceptional Opportunities Fund – COVID-19 (EOF-COVID-19) competition with a submission deadline of July 6, 2020. Click here for full details from CFI.

UBC researchers should note our internal process for applying to the competition as noted on our EOF competition page.

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