Leading Edge and New Initiatives Fund – Draft Call for Proposals

December 5, 2007

Following its pan-Canadian consultation process, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has refined the Leading Edge (LEF) and New Initiatives (NIF) Funds to meet the evolving needs of its client institutions. A draft Call for Proposals for both the LEF and the NIF is now available.

Reflecting the key role outlined for the CFI in the Government of Canada’s Science and Technology Strategy, the 2008 LEF and NIF competition seeks innovative and transformative infrastructure projects covering the full spectrum of research and development activities and all disciplines that will lead to breakthroughs and to advantages for Canadians.

The CFI welcomes your comments on this draft call until January 15.

 - Download Draft Call for Proposals (PDF format, 94 KB)