Canada/Québec: PRIMA Québec
Min 1 applicant with min 1 industrial partner per project
500 000 $CAD
The CAD$500,000 amount will include direct research costs, MEIE management fees (2%), as well as indirect research costs, where applicable.
Collaborative research between industries and academics on advanced material
In accordance with its strategic plan, PRIMA Québec encourages the submission of projects concerning the development of advanced materials applied to Quebec's key sectors, such as transportation and infrastructure, energy, environment, textiles, electronics and health.
The technologies targeted by this call for projects concern all types of application sectors:
The formulation and development of advanced materials such as: micro / nanoparticles, fibers, engineered wood, biomaterials, concrete, polymer, composite, multifunctional materials, glass, ceramics, metals and alloys, semiconductors;
The integration of these materials into finished or semi-finished products;
Advanced processes such as additive manufacturing, surface treatments, multiphysics simulation, modeling, composites and / or polymer shaping;
Characterization instruments for advanced materials
Funding contribution to the direct cost of the research budget
- PRIMA max. 50%
- Industries min.20%
- Complementary Funding 30%
Maximum contribution from PRIMA : $ 500 k/ for 3 years maximum
Applicants are university, CCTT or public research center
It is necessary to have at least one company (primarily an SME) with a presence in Quebec (production or R&D). Businesses outside Quebec are not eligible in the Quebec application if they do not have a presence in Quebec (production or R&D)
A funding request must be submitted to PRIMA at the same time as the M-Era.net pre-proposal deadline and full proposal deadline.
The applicant can go to the PRIMA website (https://www.prima.ca/) to download the guideline of the program for more information.