Appendix A

BL-NCE 2014 New Comp LAUNCH (Jan 17 2013)  
NOI Submission (Feb 15 2013)  
Review of NOI by NCE Secretariat  
NCE Secretariat Call with Applicant  
Webinar Session  
Applicant applies for FAP funding (≤ $25K) in LOI Applicant may decide to withdraw from the competition
LOI Submission (April 15 2013)  
PSAB Review of LOI (PSAB LOI Report)  
NCE Steering Committee
Review of LOI & PSAB LOI Report 
 
LOI Decision
Successful
(Applicant receives PSAB LOI Report)
(Applicant receives FAP funding)
Unsuccessful
(Applicant receives PSAB LOI Report)
Applicant assigned a NCE Secretariat Liaison Next BL-NCE
New Competition: Anticipated in 2017-18
Applicant invited to submit a FA
FA Submission (Sept 15 2013)
Expert Panel Review of FA with Applicant
(Ottawa, ON)
Applicant receives Expert Panel FA Report and are invited to submit a response
PSAB Review of FA, Expert Panel FA Report and Applicant Response to Expert Panel FA Report
NCE Steering Committee Review of FA, Expert Panel FA Report, Applicant Response to Expert Panel FA Report and PSAB FA Report
Funding Decision (Nov 2013)
Successful
(Applicant receives PSAB FA Report)
Unsuccessful
(Applicant receives PSAB FA Report)
Funding Agreement  
First Instalment (March 2014)  

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