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Research Services Office

The TRIUMF Research Services Office (RSO) provides administrative support for researchers to attract and manage their funding.

The RSO will assist you in obtaining institutional signatures for a grant application, setting up and reviewing inter-institutional and other research agreements, setting up research accounts, transferring research funds to collaborators at other institutions, obtaining approvals for animal studies and more. 

Contact the RSO if you need assistance with any of the following:

  • Finding funding or developing research grants;
  • Reviewing grant program requirements;
  • Obtaining an institutional signature for a grant application;
  • Setting up a research account and spending limits;
  • Transferring research funds to collaborators at another institution;
  • Drafting, reviewing and finalizing research agreements, such as confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements, inter-institutional agreements, MOUs, collaboration agreements, funding agreements, material transfer agreements, research contracts/subcontracts, etc.
  • Obtaining guidance on intellectual property and compliance issues

Major Grant/Award Deadlines: 


Internal Deadline* 

 Agency Deadline

NFRF-Transformation LOI

January 3rd, 2022

January 11th, 2022

Mitacs Elevate

January 12th, 2022

January 19th, 2022




*For more information about the TRIUMF's internal deadline, see our Proposal Review Service below.

Upcoming Grant Opportunities

Download full list of upcoming grant deadlines (December 2021 - November 2022)

"Anytime" Applications

MITACS ACCELERATE (for students and Post-docs)

NSERC Alliance Grants program

Order of Canada

Develop Your Grant Proposal:

Proposal Review Service:

*If would like to have your application reviewed prior to submission, please send your draft to by the respective Internal Deadline listed above. (If not listed, internal deadline is 2 weeks prior to agency deadline.)

For CFI or JELF Proposals

Other Resources

Submit Your Grant:

 To ensure timely submission of your NOI or application to the funding agency, please email (cc no later than 48hrs prior to the respective Agency Deadlines listed above.

 When emailing us, please ensure that:

  1. Your application is submitted to “administrator” on the appropriate online submission portal.
  2. You have attached in your email a completed and signed Research Project Summary Form (at the full application stage only).

What a signature implies:

A signature on a grant application is legally binding and confirms the signatory’s agreement and consent to a number of explicit and implied responsibilities that vary with his or her role at TRIUMF. 

Meaning of Signatures in Grant Submissions

NOTE: For any application with TRIUMF Staff as a lead or co-applicant, at the full application stage, a TRIUMF Research Project Summary Form, signed by the relevant ALD has to be submitted to Reiner Kruecken for internal review by the respective internal deadlines. 

Obtain a TRIUMF Signature:

*RSO can assist you with reviewing and obtaining TRIUMF's signature for agreements such as:

  • Collaborative Research Agreements with industry partners
  • Inter-institutional agreements  (CFI or other)
  • Transfer of funds agreements (subawards)
  • Supply or Service agreements
  • Non-funding agreements (e.g. memorandum of understanding, confidentiality agreements, copyright license, material transfer agreements, equipment transfer, etc.)

Meet Compliance Requirements:

Why is this important? 

As a recipient of research funding from various sponsors, TRIUMF is required to ensure that all research funding is used in accordance with sponsors' guidelines, including all legal, regulatory, and ethical requirements.  This compliance is essential for TRIUMF to maintain its eligibility to hold and apply for research funds, and is made possible only by the continued cooperation of our grant holders.

Relevant Policies 

Compliance resources (for grant-holders):

  • Trade Compliance Resources are available here

Protect Your Intellectual Property:

  • TRIUMF's Intellectual Property Policy is available here.

Contact RSO

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Events & News

*Funding and Additional Opportunities:
  • Connect with the TRIUMF community to learn more about funding opportunities, as well as opportunities for community engagement . Visit the “Contributions” channel on Teams
  • France Canada Research Fund: For those with Adjunct Status at an FCRF Member University, funding for research and student mobility, for new collaborations only. 

*COVID-19 Updates:  

TRIUMF Research Project Summary Form


(see additional guidelines)

Quick Links to Major Grants 

Contact Information

Ann Fong
Director, Research Services Office

Reiner Kruecken
Research Grants Officer and Deputy Director, Research

Erin Evoy

Grants & Contracts Officer

Francis Pau
Grants Accountant (Finance)



604-222-1047 ext. 6051