☐ Pan-faculty research facilitation service to provide support to consortia research applications and partnerships.
☐ Competitive research support fund focused on funding start-up capital for proof-of-concept projects and strategic bridge financing.
☐ Pan-faculty framework to define research excellence, and build shared core research infrastructure and resources.
☐ Salary retention and support fund for high-calibre postdoctoral & junior researchers.
Goals to deliver in 2019
☐ Continued work on next Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Innovation Fund competition, identification and planning for other major grant opportunities.
☐ Interim research strategic plan for FoMD that is aligned with new U of A budget model.
☐ Ensure that all reviews of CRCs, endowed chairs and research awards managed by the Office of Research are completed fairly and transparently.