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Vale Launches $1M COVID-19 Challenge (Deadline April 9)

Vale Launches $1 Million COVID-19 Challenge

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April 3, 2020

Vale is joining the fight against COVID-19 by launching the Vale COVID-19 Challenge, a USD $1 million fund designed to propel innovative COVID-19 solutions into the marketplace to reach the end user within 15 days of the approval date. The challenge is open in Canada and Brazil with each selected solution eligible to receive up to USD $200,000.

Harrington Discovery Institute Deadline Extensions

HARRINGTON DISCOVERY INSTITUTE APPLICATION DEADLINES EXTENDED

2021 HARRINGTON SCHOLAR-INNOVATOR AWARD – DEADLINE EXTENDED!

M.D. required. Open to physician-scientists in the U.S. and Canada.

Letters of Intent (LOI) due: April 10, 2020.

Full applications due May 22 for those invited to submit.

DISRUPT COVID-19

DISRUPT COVID-19: Fast-Track Government Support Forum

The Government of Canada is mobilizing resources to combat COVID-19. A number of federal departments and agencies are taking a coordinated approach to identify sources of funds and fast-track funding mechanisms across the federal government to rapidly accelerate the development of technologies that have the potential to enhance health security. 

Mitacs Accelerate Opportunity

Mitacs Accelerate: Fast-tracking potential for COVID-19 related projects

If a company has a project that is in line with Mitacs' Federal or Provincial calls in support of the effort against COVID-19, they may be eligible to an exceptional leverage of 3:1 and special fast-tracking if they apply through Mitacs Accelerate.

Limited to 200 projects.

For details, contact a Mitacs business development representative.

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