The Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT), in partnership with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), invite the scientific community to mobilize in order to respond to the second edition of the NOVA program, aimed at funding collaborative research projects led by junior university researchers in Québec.

More specifically, NOVA aims to increase and stimulate the capacity for research collaborations between junior Québec researchers and other researchers from other Canadian provinces and territories. Funded projects must be related to the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering fields.

Teams must be composed of a minimum of three people, including one junior principal researcher at a Québec university, at least one co-researcher from a Québec university or college, and at least one co-researcher from another Canadian province or territory.

General Information

Call for Proposals posted online: July 7th, 2022
Deadline (Application): September 15th, 2022
Funding amount and duration: $75,000 per year ($45,000 NSERC and $30,000 FRQNT including IRC); 3 years
Announcement of the results: March 2023

Stay tuned!


Catherine Dhont, PhD
Program manager 
Phone number: 418 643-8560 ext. 3460