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Competition deadlines*

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

Dates Milestone
November 2016 Competition launched
November 28, 2016
11:00 AM (Eastern)
Webinar for the preparation of the Letter of Intent (LOI)*
*Please contact Julie Bourbonnais to register for the webinar
February 27, 2017
4:30 PM (Eastern)
LOI deadline
March 2017 Review of the LOI by the PSAB and approval of LOI results by the NCE Management Committee
March 2017 LOI results sent to applicants
April 2017 Webinar for preparation of full applications
August 4, 2017
4:30 PM (Eastern)
Full application deadline
August 2017 Expert panel review of applications
September 2017 Review of full applications by the PSAB
September 2017 Decision by the NCE Steering Committee
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