New Frontiers in Research Fund

The New Frontiers in Research Fund  is composed of three steams to support groundbreaking research.


Exploration generates opportunities for Canada to build strength in high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research.

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Transformation provides large-scale support for Canada to build strength and leadership in interdisciplinary and transformative research.

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International enhances opportunities for Canadian researchers to participate in research with international partners.

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Special Call

The Special Call aims to mobilize Canadian-led research efforts in support of a more equitable, sustainable and resilient post-pandemic reality.

View Special Call 2022: Post-Pandemic Recovery

New Frontiers in Research Fund Exploration - FAQ

Contact the Research Project Advisor for your discipline if you are interested in applying to one of the 2020 Horizon Global Platform Competitions .

Go to Exploration FAQ page