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Biosciences Research Infrastructure Fund

The Biosciences Research Infrastructure Fund (BRIF) supports the bioscience infrastructure needs of postsecondary institutions and research hospitals by providing high-performance tools, innovative research spaces and biocontainment facilities.

Support from this fund is expected to advance the Government of Canada’s Biomanufacturing and Life Sciences Strategy by strengthening the research capacity of Canada’s biomanufacturing and life sciences ecosystem.

Status of the first BRIF competition: The deadline to submit proposals was April 12, 2022. The review process for this competition is underway.
Key documents for the first BRIF competition:

Call for proposals for biocontainment and large-animal facilities (Revised March 2022)

List of notices of intent for the first BRIF competition

Find more information on the first BRIF competition in the tabs below.

Visit the Canada Biomedical Research Fund (CBRF) website for information on the second, wider-ranging BRIF competition, which we launched in collaboration with Canada’s Tri-Agency Institutional Programs Secretariat. Consult the list of notices of intent for CBRF.