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Pilot Site

Please read the following information before proceeding.

This pilot site was designed to test the new eSubmission functionality and to sample on-line applications. You may access the site using production user IDs and account names created prior to this data or you may register as a new user. Your feedback is valuable to the eBusiness team: among other things, it will allow us to assess the usability and convenience of the system and its support services.

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, or if you wish to report any problems you encounter with the system, please do not hesitate to contact our Helpdesk by telephone at 613-995-4273 or by e-mail at

ReadImportant Note: Data that is created or updated on the pilot site is specific to this testing database and will not be available for completion of valid application forms. If you wish to complete a valid application form, proceed to the On-line System login page at

This site is equipped with a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) that establishes a secure connection between the server and an SSL-compatible browser through encryption and decryption of information. All information received and stored at NSERC is safeguarded to prevent unauthorized disclosure.

You will need:

  1. Version 4.0 (or later) of Netscape* or Version 4.0 (or later) of Internet Explorer*
  2. Adobe Reader* (for viewing and printing the application itself)

*This software may be downloaded free from the Internet.

Note: We have identified several problems with Netscape 6.0 and Internet Explorer 5.5. Therefore, these versions are not recommended for our Web forms.

Before proceeding, you should read:

  1. Frequently Asked Questions on how to use the On-line System
  2. Program-related information and instructions (paper or electronic version) appropriate to your specific program (Professors, Students and Fellows)
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New Way to Contact the Helpdesk
To help us serve you better, NSERC has created an On-Line Services Support Request form that will capture all the information the Helpdesk Team needs to efficiently and accurately resolve or redirect your request.
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