Alliance Consortia Quantum grants

Call for proposals: Supporting coordinated quantum research and innovation across Canada


Frequently asked questions

You may also consult the Alliance frequently asked questions web pages for additional guidance and information that may help you prepare your application.

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I am an eligible researcher at a university located outside Canada's regional quantum research and innovation hubs. Can I apply as the principal applicant for an Alliance Consortia Quantum grant?

Yes. You can apply for an Alliance Consortia Quantum grant as the principal applicant. Co-applicants listed on your application must include eligible academic researchers from universities located in two or more of Canada's regional quantum research and innovation hubs. The project must contribute to enhancing synergy across Canada's regional quantum research and innovation hubs and partner organizations from the private, public or not-for-profit sector.

Can I be included on more than one application as a co-applicant?

Yes. You can participate as a co-applicant on more than one Alliance Consortia Quantum grant application.

Can I hold an Alliance Consortia Quantum grant in addition to other Alliance grants?

Yes. You can hold, as applicant or co-applicant, an Alliance Consortia Quantum grant in addition to other Alliance grants, including Alliance Quantum grants or other Alliance grants related to supporting quantum research and innovation.

Are the regional quantum research and innovation hubs formal organizations? Is formal membership in such hubs required?

No. The regional quantum research and innovation hubs are only designations of geographic areas across Canada. They are not organizations and there is no membership.

Is it necessary for the partner organizations participating in my Alliance Consortia Quantum grant application to be situated in the same regional quantum research and innovation hubs as members of the academic team?

No. The partner organizations involved in your application can be situated anywhere across Canada irrespective of the geographic location of the applicant's or co-applicants' institutions. Consult the Alliance grants: Role of partner organizations web page for complete guidelines regarding partner organizations.

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Application deadline
October 21, 2022

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