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Competition deadlines*

Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program competition

Dates Milestone
August 8, 2017 Competition launched
August 23, 2017 Registration deadline to participate in webinars (please contact info@nce-rce.gc.ca to register for webinars)
August-September 2017 Webinars for preparation of LOIs
November 15, 2017 4:30 PM (applicants' local time) LOI deadline
January 2018 NCE Standing Selection Committee review of LOIs
February 2018 NCE Management Committee approval of LOI results
February 2018 Invitations for full applications
March 2018 Webinar for preparation of full applications
July 2018 Full application deadline
August 2018 Expert Panel reviews of full applications
September 2018 NCE Standing Selection Committee review of full applications
October 2018 NCE Steering Committee final decision
October 2018 Competition results sent to applicants
November 2018-February 2019 Funding agreements and/or amendments finalized and signed
March 2019 Release of new funds

*Dates are subject to change

2018 Centres of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) program competition

Dates Milestone
Winter 2017-18 Official announcement of CECR 2018 competition results
December-February 2018 Funding agreements and amendments circulated for signatures
Late March 2018 Funding starts

*Dates are subject to change