Sign Up for Brainstorming Workshops for Genome Canada Competition

Contact Genome Alberta by Feb 14 to sign up for workshops as part of the 2020 Large-Scale Applied Research Project (LSARP) Competition.

04 February 2020

On January 30, Genome Canada officially launched the 2020 Large-Scale Applied Research Project (LSARP) Competition: Genomic Solutions for Natural Resources and the Environment. Additional information and competition documents can be found on their website.

In preparation for the competition, Genome Alberta is offering brainstorming workshops to support the research community in conceiving and developing competitive proposals. These workshops are for specific project topics or research themes that would be applicable to the natural resources area.

If you are interested in arranging a brainstorming workshop contact Niall Kerrigan, senior program officer, with Genome Alberta as soon as possible, no later than February 14.  This will help them organize the meeting well in advance for the registrations due date on March 2, 2020. Please provide Niall Kerrigan with a rough outline of the project idea/theme area, stakeholders you would like involved, and a couple of date options for hosting the meeting in February.

Neil Kerrigan's contact information:

Niall Kerrigan | MBT
Senior Program Officer
Genome Alberta
Office: +1 403 210 5252
Mobile: +1 403 608 3845

Detailed competition calendar and internal deadlines:
Registration and Pre-application
Deadline for Registrations and Activity Sheet to Genome Alberta: Monday March 2nd, 2020
2-hour Strategic Whiteboard Sessions March 5 – 9, 2020
Deadline for DRAFT pre-applications to Genome Alberta: Thursday, April 9th, 2020
Deadline for FINAL pre-applications to Genome Alberta: Thursday, April 30th, 2020
Notification of results of pre-application evaluation: Late July 2020

Full Application
Deadline for DRAFT full application to Genome Alberta: Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
Deadline for FINAL full application to Genome Alberta: Thursday, October 1st, 2020
Interview with applicants: mid-November 2020
Final funding decisions made: mid-December 2020