NSERC investments in COVID-19 research


New funding for research collaborations to address pandemic-related issues

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) is leveraging the expertise of researchers in natural science and engineering and their partners across Canada to address this unprecedented crisis. Below is a breakdown of the investments made through the NSERC Alliance COVID-19 and Tri-agency Applied Research Rapid Response to COVID-19 grants. This information will be updated on an ongoing basis as new projects are awarded. The deadline to submit an application is June 1, 2020.

NSERC Alliance COVID-19 grants

NSERC is providing up to $15 million in total support to stimulate collaborations between university academic researchers and the public and not-for-profit sectors, and industry to address pandemic-related research and technical challenges. Support for up to $50,000 for one-year projects is being made available immediately.

Tri-agency college grants: Applied Research Rapid Response to COVID-19

NSERC, in collaboration with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, are providing a minimum of $3 million in support for colleges and polytechnics to work with their partners to address this unprecedented crisis. Through the College and Community Innovation program, this funding opportunity will further leverage the expertise and infrastructure in these post-secondary institutions to rapidly mobilize support and expertise related to the COVID-19 outbreak. Support for up to $75,000 for one-year projects is being made available on expedited timelines.


Alliance COVID-19 grants

Total funded projects updated: July 28, 2020

Total projects funded

307

Total awarded

$15,192,680

Geographical breakdown of funded projects

Region Total number of funded projects Total amount awarded
Atlantic 19 $907,601
Ontario 142 $7,052,984
Pacific 35 $1,726,114
Prairies 51 $2,412,780
Quebec 60 $2,993,201
Northwest Territories 0 $0

Type of partner organizations

Private sector Not-for-profit Public sector Total
301 28 47 376

Funded applications updated: July 28, 2020

Researcher Project title Institution Partner(s) Area of application Funding amount
Mcbean, Edward Using Wastewater Surveillance for Detection of COVID-19 Virus Guelph Stantec Consulting Ltd. Environment; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Gsponer, Joerg Redesigning SARS CoV-2 spike protein to improve immunization - COVID-19 British Columbia AbCellera Biologics Inc. Biomedical engineering; Human pharmaceuticals $50,000
Brook, Michael Antioxidant-presenting, hard silicone-coated surfaces that kill COVID-19 McMaster Siltech Corporation Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Rezai, Pouya Point-of-Need Microfluidic Biosensor for Detecting Airborne Viruses using Molecularly Imprinted Polymers: Towards COVID 19 Virus Monitoring York Sixth Wave Innovations Inc. Biomedical engineering; Climate and atmosphere $50,000
Achari, Gopal Development of Visible-Light Sensitive Self-disinfecting Virucidal Coating via Photodynamic Inactivation to Reduce the Transmission of COVID-19 Calgary NanoPhyll Inc., Performance BioFilaments Inc Environment; Engineering $50,000
Evans, Greg COVID-19 AND AIR QUALITY IN CANADA Toronto Environment and Climate Change Canada Engineering; Environment $50,000
Lacroix, Monique Evaluation of the possible potential of essential oils present in emulsion or under vapour against Covid-19 INRS Aliksir Inc. Agriculture; Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Irani, Pourang Investigating Trust and Adoption of Contact Tracing for Mitigating the Spread of COVID-19 Manitoba Upfeat Media Computer software; Information and communication services $48,504
Yan, Hongbin COVID-19: Impregnation of BODIPY photosensitizers in disposable mask fabric to reduce COVID-19 viral loading Brock Ontario Die International Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Kwok, Tsz Ho COVID-19: Automating factories for producing and optimizing personal protective equipment (PPE) Concordia Nexas Networks Inc Medical equipment and apparatus; Manufacturing processes and products $49,950
Torabi, Mahmoud Modeling of COVID-19 Pandemic in Canada: Projection and Interventions Manitoba Manitoba Health, Public Health Agency of Canada Health, education and social services; Medical and health sciences $50,000
Bolic, Miodrag Thermal imaging for efficient detection of vital signs during COVID-19 pandemic Ottawa J&M Group Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Computer software $50,000
Douplik, Alexandre NANO-AMBIENCE - 3D nanoporous matrix for ultra-sensitive detection of COVID-19 pathogens and organic compounds Ryerson Tornado Spectral Systems Life sciences (including biotechnology); Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Hassini, Elkafi Optimal Hospital Readmissions and Resources Allocation in the Presence of a Pandemic: The Case of COVID-19 McMaster 3M Canada Company Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Medical and health sciences $46,000
Yavuz, Mustafa Real-time COVID-19 detection in wastewater from long-term care homes Waterloo Mantech Inc. Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Water $50,000
Li, Yingfu A simple and rapid point-of-care (POC) test for SARS-CoV-2 McMaster GEEKSPEAK Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Life sciences (including biotechnology) $50,000
Lehmann, Alexandre Innovative technology to improve communication in the Operating Room in COVID-19 era McGill EERS Technologies Inc. Information, computer and communication technologies $46,203
Hili, Ryan Single-Nucleotide Sequencing of N6-methyladenosine in SARS-CoV2 RNA (COVID-19) York Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Renneckar, Scott COVID-19 anti-viral nanofibrous filtration media from renewable materials British Columbia BC Research Inc., CORE Energy Recovery Solutions Inc., West Fraser Mills Ltd Fibres and textiles; Pollutants and toxic agents (waste, use 902) $50,000
Yarusevych, Serhiy Effects of ventilation on safe occupancy guidelines for indoor workplaces during COVID-19 pandemic. Waterloo Workplace Safety & Prevention Services Manufacturing processes and products; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Yue, Stephen Development and validation of a SARS-CoV-2 antiviral coatings for high-touch critical surfaces McGill 5N Plus Inc., Hatch Ltd., National Research Council Canada, Polycontrols Technologies Inc. Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Achari, Gopal Development and evaluation of a UVC disinfection chamber and a handheld UVC-LED disinfection unit to combat COVID-19 Calgary Nemalux LED Lighting Solutions Environment; Engineering $50,000
Wu, Xiao Yu Development of microneedle array patch for COVID-19 vaccine delivery Toronto CCOA Therapeutics Inc. Medical and health sciences; Human pharmaceuticals $50,000
Antle, Alissa Nicole No child alone: User centred design of a machine-learning, private social network for school aged children to address their COVID-19 related socio-emotional needs. Simon Fraser Curatio Information, computer and communication technologies; Psychology $50,000
Maldague, Xavier COVID-19 - Alliance - BATMAN: Body Accurate Temperature Measurement Approach by Non-Contact infrared Laval TORNGATS Biomedical engineering; Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Chau, Kenneth Development of low-cost, compact fibre optic O2 and CO2 gas sensors for COVID-19 applications of portable metabolic analyzers British Columbia VO2 Master Health Sensors Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus; Instrumentation technology $50,000
Douplik, Alexandre Discovering COVID-19 early symptoms by contactless optical monitoring of cardiovascular and respiratory system via smartphone Ryerson Swift Medical Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus; Physical sciences $50,000
Sadeghzadeh Milani, Abbas Design, characterization and manufacture of sustainable filtration masks from medical grade lignin and cellulose to combat COVID-19 British Columbia Advanced BioCarbon 3D Ltd. Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Kherani, Nazir Rapid Reagent-Free Detection of COVID-19 in Exhaled Breath Condensate using Ultra-Sensitive Multi-wavelength SERS Nano-gratings Toronto Tornado Spectral Systems Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Life sciences (including biotechnology) $50,000
Zhang, Wenming Transport of Aerosols/Droplets Related to the Spread of COVID-19 in Indoor and Outdoor Environments Alberta Alberta Health and Wellness Environment; Engineering $50,000
Mitra, Sushanta K Characterization of nano-bubble enabled disinfection system for COVID-19 Waterloo Econse Water Purification Systems Engineering; Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Vanrolleghem, Peter COVID-19 wastewater-based epidemiology back calculation using hybrid modelling methods Laval Thales Canada Inc, Ville de Québec Environment; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $49,999
Collins, Christopher Story Sharing and Visualization to Address Working From Home Mental Health Ontario Tech University Chatham Labs, Ontario Shores Information systems and technology; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Smith, Robert Using past pandemics to guide COVID-19 predictions Ottawa Pythian, Tehama Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Medical and health sciences $50,000
Easton, Bradley Understanding the durability and efficacy of antimicrobial copper surfaces in preventing infectious spread in medical facilities Ontario Tech University Northumberland Hills Hospital Materials performance; Biomedical engineering $50,000
Kattan, Lina Transit service Improvements to cope with COVID-19 Calgary Calgary Transit Transportation systems and services $50,000
Ménard, Jean-Michel Graphene-based surface coating to prevent fomite transmission of COVID-19 Ottawa ZEN Medical and health sciences; Materials performance $50,000
Tabatabaei, Nima Thermo-Photonic Reader for Accurate and Sensitive Interpretation and Quantification of BTNX Inc COVID-19 Antibody Rapid Tests York BTNX Inc. Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Medical equipment and apparatus $38,000
Winnik, Mitchell High-throughput serological assay for detection of cytokines/chemokines in COVID-19 patients Toronto Fluidigm Canada Inc. Medical and health sciences; Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Sabatinos, Sarah Malic and fumaric acid formulations to stop COVID-19 persistence, and supply novel and safe sanitizers and disinfectants Ryerson Bartek Ingredients Inc. Manufacturing processes and products; Life sciences (including biotechnology) $50,000
Ruparathna, Vithanapalpita Construction Worker Health and Safety Management in COVID 19 and other Pandemics Windsor Infrastructure Health & Safety Association Construction methods; Construction, urban and rural planning $49,500
Habib, Muhammad COVID-19 Transportation Systems Planning: Partnerships for Innovations in Monitoring, Modelling and Service Delivery Dalhousie Government of Nova Scotia, Halifax Regional Municipality, The Black Arcs Inc. Transportation systems and services; Construction, urban and rural planning $49,917
Merle, Geraldine Sensor driven serodiagnostics for infection and immunity in COVID-19 École Polytechnique de Montréal NxtSens Microsystems Biomedical engineering; Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Li, Michael Mathematical Modeling of the Current COVID-19 Epidemic and Potential Second Wave in Alberta to Improve Public Health Responses Alberta Alberta Health Services Health, education and social services; Modelling and mathematical simulation of natural processes $50,000
Landry, Véronic Développement de revêtements antiviraux à double mode d'action contre le COVID-19 Laval CANLAK, EMCO-INORTECH Wood, wood products and paper $50,000
Adronov, Alex Development of an Oral Delivery System for COVID-19 Vaccines Using Thin Polymer Strips McMaster Rapid Dose Therapeutics Inc. Human pharmaceuticals; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Oswald, Claire Sewershed surveillance of COVID-19 in the City of Toronto Ryerson pani energy Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Pollutants and toxic agents (waste, use 902) $50,000
She, Zhe Developing Multiplexed COVID-19 Diagnostic Methods for Medical Surveillance Queen's National Defence Instrumentation technology; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Riahi, Reza New strategies to Fabricate High-Performance Face Masks Filters Against COVID-19 Windsor NanoPhyll Inc., River Drive Manufacturing Materials performance; Fibres and textiles $50,000
Rezaei Zare, Afshin Concept Design of a High-Voltage Electrostatic Sanitizer to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 York METSCO Health, education and social services; Sanitary engineering $50,000
Radisic, Milica Developing organ-on-a-chip models of COVID-19 Toronto uFluidix Inc. Biomedical engineering; Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Tabard-Cossa, Vincent Real-time Digital Quantification of SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA with Solid-State Nanopores for Rapid Detection of COVID-19 Ottawa Abbott Laboratories (US) Life sciences (including biotechnology); Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Tranmer, Geoffrey FlowCoV: Development of Flow Chemistry Methods Related to COVID-19 Manitoba Alphora Research Inc. Physical sciences; Human pharmaceuticals $49,985
Yu, Tong Can biofilm facilitate COVID-19 virus survival and persistence in sewer system? Alberta Alberta Environment and Parks, EPCOR Water Services Inc. Sanitary engineering; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Alam, Shahria Optimal Use of Utility Infrastructure for Residential Communities: Lessons Learned from COVID-19 British Columbia Blenk Development Corporation, FortisBC Inc. Energy efficiency $50,000
Yahia, L'Hocine Physicochemical characterization of pre-clinical samples of a bacteriophage therapy spray-on patch for the treatment of COVID-19-related pressure injury resistant infections École Polytechnique de Montréal Phagelux Inc. Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Biomedical engineering $50,000
Jahed, Hamid Cold Spray Technology for Fast SARS-CoV-2 Disinfection on Public Surfaces: A Major Disruption in the COVID-19 Transmission Chain Waterloo CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd. Manufacturing processes and products; Materials sciences $50,000
Wang, Rizhi Reduce spreading of Covid-19 by using antiviral coatings in senior care homes and hospitals British Columbia Mettech Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Mohseni, Madjid Inactivation of COVID-19 virus and other air-borne microbial contaminants from aircraft cabins and other modes of transportation with ultraviolet radiation British Columbia ARKTOS, SmartSterilization Health, education and social services; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
De Guise, Jacques Interprétation automatique des radiographies biplanes EOS pour la détection fortuite de la COVID-19 École de technologie supérieure EOS Image Inc. Biomedical engineering; Computer software $50,000
Dehaes, Mathieu Characterisation of the Biomolecular Signature of COVID-19 in Human Adult and Children Blood through Label-free Raman Spectroscopy Montréal ODS Medical Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus; Medical and health sciences $50,000
Merritt, Thomas COVID-19 and targeting SARS-CoV-2 virus: Direct and RT-PCR sequences from wastewater collected from treatment plants (Sudbury - Ontario) Laurentian City of Greater Sudbury Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Waste, waste management and recycling $50,000
Marsault, Eric Macrocyclic Inhibitors of the SARS-CoV-2 / ACE-2 Interaction in COVID-19 Sherbrooke NuChem Therapeutics Inc. Human pharmaceuticals; Advancement of knowledge $50,000
Pralat, Pawel COVID-19: Agent-based framework for modelling pandemics in urban environment Ryerson Security Compass Mathematical sciences; Information, computer and communication technologies $50,000
Blier, Pierre Les mitochondries comme cibles pharmacologiques ou nutritionnelles pour atténuer l'induction des réponses inflammatoires à la Covid-19 Québec à Rimouski SCF Pharma Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Human pharmaceuticals $49,800
Brousseau, Jean Masque de protection N95 réutilisable pour le personnel de la santé en contexte de COVID-19 ; Phase 1: faisabilité, prototypage, essais et formation d'un consortium industriel Québec à Rimouski CISSS du Bas-Saint-Laurent, SiliCycle Inc. Health, education and social services; Waste, waste management and recycling $50,000
Mohamed Ismail, Mohamed Wahab Designing a resilient and survivable supply chain under disruptions: Post COVID 19 perspective Ryerson Loblaw Companies Limited Production and operations management; Modelling and mathematical simulation of natural processes $50,000
Mahshid, Sara Lab-on-smartphone with optical interface for rapid multiplex in-field testing of COVID-19 McGill Nikon Canada Inc Biomedical engineering $50,000
Allen, Christine Engineering a therapeutic solid lipid nanoparticle formulation of cannabidiol for treatment of COVID-19-Induced lung inflammation Toronto Avicanna Human pharmaceuticals $48,000
Zhang, Wenjun A Noval Approach to Integrate Heterogeneous Healthcare Information for COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Management Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Health Authority Health, education and social services; Communication systems and services (planning, organization, services) $50,000
Wylie, Ryan Intranasal delivery of neutralizing antibodies for prophylatic COVID-19 treatments McMaster AmacaThera Biomedical engineering; Medical and health sciences $50,000
Saha, Gobinda Biomass-driven nanocomposite fabric materials with hydrophilic charge properties development in vacuum-assisted filtration method (COVID-19) New Brunswick NB Biomatrix Inc., Thermopak Ltd Medical equipment and apparatus; Wood, wood products and paper $50,000
Gupta, Manisha Point-of-care COVID-19 sensor for rapid, large-scale testing Alberta Clinisys Biomedical engineering; Engineering $50,000
Rosenbaum, R Shayna Using big data to chart workplace learning during COVID-19 York Axonify Inc. Psychology; Learning and education $49,991
Stuerzlinger, Wolfgang Better Communication of COVID-19 Trends through 3D Visualization Simon Fraser Stambol Studios Inc. Health, education and social services; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $36,000
Chen, Shaohua Optimization and Simulation Studies of a Production System for Ventilators to Mitigate Challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic Cape Breton Protocase Inc. Modelling and mathematical simulation of natural processes; Engineering $20,027
Defoe, Jeffrey Development of a Simple Air- and O2-Powered Ventilator for Care of COVID-19 Patients Windsor Augmented Physician Technologies, Maya Heat Transfer Technologies Ltd Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Saunier, Nicolas Conception et évaluation en partenariat d'aménagements de transports pour tous les usagers pendant la pandémie de COVID-19 École Polytechnique de Montréal Ville de Montréal Transportation systems and services; Construction, urban and rural planning $50,000
Yassine, Abdulsalam A Cloud-based System for the Integration of Ultraviolet Light Devices to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Lakehead ASM Innovations Inc., Qponics Information, computer and communication technologies; Consumer goods $50,000
Mostaghimi, Javad Copper embedded fabrics and facemasks for rapid, irreversible destruction of Covid-19 Toronto GreenNano Technologies Inc. Medical and health sciences; Fibres and textiles $50,000
Charles, Trevor Innovative Plastics Materials for Mitigation of COVID-19 Spread Waterloo Fresh Start Polymer Solutions Inc Materials performance; Materials sciences $25,500
Dubay, Rickey Automated detection and monitoring of health risks, such as COVID-19 New Brunswick Eigen Innovations Medical equipment and apparatus; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Hosseinian, Farah Low frequency high power Ultrasound: Platform to develop fabricated double emulsions improving food safety for dysphagia throughout COVID-19 Carleton Healthcare Food Services Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Processed food products and beverages $50,000
Granger, Eric Detection of COVID-19 in Intelligent Building Occupancy Management École de technologie supérieure Distech Controls Inc Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Information, computer and communication technologies $50,000
Biggar, Kyle COVID-19: Annotating and controlling the inter-species protein interactome through the development of peptide inhibitors for SARS-CoV-2 and human protein interactions Carleton Zim Corporation Life sciences (including biotechnology); Human pharmaceuticals $50,000
Emery, Neil Engineering Euglena gracilis as a heterologous protein expression system for the production of COVID19 vaccines and diagnostic antigens Trent NobleGen Biomedical engineering; Life sciences (including biotechnology) $49,870
Jodoin, Bertrand Photocatalyst antiviral coatings - Covid 19 Ottawa CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd. Manufacturing processes and products; Health, education and social services $50,000
Krylov, Sergey Development of Rapid and Accessible Diagnostics of COVID-19 via Aptamer-Based Detection of SARS-COV-2 Virions York Mount Sinai Hospital, SCIEX, SickKids Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Kaddoum, Georges Design and Analyse a Network Protocol for a Highly-Accurate Ranging System Used in Contact Tracing and Viral Load Monitoring for Preserving Social Distancing Post COVID-19 Lockdown École de technologie supérieure SPARK Microsystems Communication systems and services (planning, organization, services); Communications equipment $50,000
Trifkovic, Milana Development of a Point-of-Care Diagnostic Test Strip for at Home Diagnosis of COVID-19 Calgary BioMedica Diagnostics Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Hirota, Jeremy Diagnostics for post-COVID-19 lung fibrosis McMaster Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd Biomedical engineering $50,000
Billah, Abu Hena Md Muntasir Keeping Infrastructure Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic using Artificial Intelligence Lakehead TBT Engineering Structural engineering; Information systems and technology $49,880
Mccormick, Craig Chitin biopolymer derivatives as antiviral long-lasting surface coatings, functional films and PPE Dalhousie TerraVerdae BioWorks Inc. Polymers, rubber and plastics; Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Lee, Bruno In-duct UVGI systems for air disinfection against COVID-19 in buildings Concordia Polar Bear Advancement of knowledge; Engineering $50,000
Zhu, David Possibility and Risk of COVID-19 Virus Transport via Bioaerosols in Building Plumbing and Municipal Drainage Systems Alberta Alberta Environment and Parks, City of Calgary, City of Red Deer, EPCOR Water Services Inc., Stantec Consulting Ltd. Environment; Sanitary engineering $50,000
Greener, Jesse Live viral spectroscopy for rapid Covid-19 detection applied directly to clinical biofluids without sample processing Laval Bruker Ltd. Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Instrumentation technology $50,000
Ozaki, Tsuneyuki Synchronized impulsive stimulated Raman scattering to inactivate SARS-CoV-2 for slowing and stopping the transmission of COVID-19 INRS Few-cycle Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Soltan, Jafar COVID-19 Grants Program: Development of air sanitization unit to inactivate pathogens (e.g. COVID-19 virus) using catalytic reaction with ozone Saskatchewan Engineered Air Environment; Pollutants and toxic agents (waste, use 902) $50,000
Moreau, Christian Development of antiviral surfaces to mitigate the transmission of COVID-19 Concordia Hatch Ltd., Metal 7 Inc., National Research Council Canada, SprayWerx Technologies Inc. Materials sciences; Engineering $50,000
Rosei, Federico Plasmonic optical biosensor for COVID-19 detection INRS Maxwellian Inc. Physical sciences; Biomedical engineering $50,000
Rosei, Federico Photoelectrochemical biosensing for COVID-19: virus and antibodies INRS Solstar Pharma Physical sciences; Materials sciences $50,000
Nguyen-Tri, Phuong Preparation and evaluation of the biological activity of antiviral agents based on copper and silver oxides used in personal protective equipment against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Québec à Trois-Rivières NanoBrand, Tekna Plasma Systems Inc. Fibres and textiles; Materials sciences $50,000
Seferos, Dwight Tellurium polymers as mass-tags for the detection of COVID-19 virus particles Toronto Fluidigm Canada Inc. Biomedical engineering; Polymers, rubber and plastics $50,000
Ziels, Ryan Expanding the wastewater-based epidemiology toolkit for monitoring COVID-19 community transmission in Canada British Columbia Metro Vancouver Waste, waste management and recycling; Life sciences (including biotechnology) $50,000
Brown, Claire Marie COVID19 tools to enable contact free advanced microscopy, remote training and technical support while maintaining physical distancing. McGill Beam Me Up Labs Inc., Carl Zeiss Canada Ltd Life sciences (including biotechnology); Physical sciences $50,000
Korobenko, Artem Computational Modeling of the COVID-19 Particle Spreading in the Airport Terminals Calgary Calgary Airport Authority Health, education and social services; Transportation systems and services $36,000
Natale, Giovanniantonio Optimal design for 3D printed nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs for COVID-19 detection. Calgary Exergy Solutions Inc. Biomedical engineering; Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Stoddart, Amina Environmental Surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 in Wastewater Dalhousie Halifax Water, LuminUltra Technologies Ltd Water $50,000
Zou, Ting (Alliance Covid-19 special program) Remotely haptic controlled medical robot for telenursing without exposure to Covid-19 virus Memorial Univ. of Nfld Eastern Health, Proax Technologies Medical equipment and apparatus; Instrumentation technology $50,000
Lee, Bruno Optimizing Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Operation against the Spreading of COVID-19 Concordia Logifem, Sanuvox Advancement of knowledge; Engineering $50,000
Billah, Abu Hena Md Muntasir HEALTHBOX-A MODULAR SOLUTION FOR EXPANDING HOSPITAL'S CAPACITIES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC Lakehead Coastal Steel Construction Ltd., Rai Consulting Services Inc. Construction, urban and rural planning; Health, education and social services $49,980
Zhang, Jin Quick Evaluation of Advanced Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) During COVID-19 by Using Nanostructured Sensing Assay Western Ontario Grafoid Inc. Biomedical engineering; Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Gupta, Rajender Developing a novel filter material for protective gears for health care (COVID-19) from modified BCTMP (Bleached Chemi-Thermo-Mechanical Pulp) Alberta Millar Western Forest Products Ltd Materials performance; Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Dolez, Patricia Development of self-decontaminating masks and protective clothing against COVID-19 coronavirus and other biohazards Alberta Logistik Unicorp Inc. Fibres and textiles; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Hashisho, Zaher High performance homemade masks for protection against COVID-19 virus Alberta Alberta Health Services Pollutants and toxic agents (waste, use 902); Health, education and social services $50,000
Gunay, Burak A WiFi-based occupancy sensing, modelling, and simulation method to ensure COVID-19 ventilation and social distancing norms at workplaces Carleton Cisco Systems Canada Co., Sensible Building Science Inc. Commercial services; Information and communication services $50,000
Segura, Pedro Alejandro High throughput detection of the spike glycoprotein of the virus causing COVID-19 by laser diode thermal desorption-triple quadrupole mass spectrometry Sherbrooke Phytronix Technologies Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Life sciences (including biotechnology) $50,000
Pratap Singh, Anubhav Development of aerosolized encapsulated recombinant ACE2 for treating COVID-19 early symptom patients British Columbia EnWave Corporation, University of Sydney Manufacturing processes and products; Biomedical engineering $50,000
West, Frederick Scalable Synthesis of Antiviral Compounds (COVID-19) Alberta IntelliSyn Pharma Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Lee, Jihyun A low-cost, effective Differential Multi-Ventilation system for use against COVID-19 Calgary Exergy Solutions Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus; Biomedical engineering $50,000
Dincer, Ibrahim Development of a new mobile and effective oxygen generator for Covid-19 coronavirus patients Ontario Tech University ON2Solutions Inc. Engineering; Biomedical engineering $50,000
Wakarchuk, Warren Investigation the role of the O-glycan on the serology of the receptor binding domain of the SARS-CoV2 spike protein (COVID-19 pandemic strain) Alberta PlantForm Life sciences (including biotechnology); Medical and health sciences $50,000
Fortier, Louis-Charles L'Aluminium anodisé A3S : une surface virucide pour lutter contre la pandémie de COVID-19 dans les hôpitaux, les CHSLD, et les lieux publics Sherbrooke A3 Surfaces Life sciences (including biotechnology); Materials sciences $50,000
Laroche, Gaétan Conjugaison de molécules antivirales à la surface des matériaux: une solution pour limiter la transmission de la COVID-19 Laval Avmor Ltd. Sanitary engineering; Materials sciences $50,000
Amyotte, Paul Assessment and Communication of COVID-19 Barrier Effectiveness Dalhousie Nova Scotia Health Authority Medical and health sciences $49,365
Hashisho, Zaher Application of Artificial Intelligence to assess air quality during COVID-19 response period Alberta Alberta Environment and Parks Environment $50,000
Vinches, Ludwig Évaluation de l'influence des cycles de lavage sur l'efficacité de filtration des masques barrières réutilisables fabriqués dans le contexte de la pandémie de la COVID-19 Montréal Logistik Unicorp Inc. Fibres and textiles; Materials performance $50,000
Czekanski, Aleksander COVID-19: Development of High-Efficiency Sub-micrometer Particulate Air Filtration Material using Aligned Electrospun Nanofibers York Magna Closures Manufacturing processes and products; Materials sciences $50,000
James, Lesley Testing Novel Face Mask Materials COVID-19 Memorial Univ. of Nfld Eastern Health Medical equipment and apparatus; Materials performance $49,953
Liang, Hao Novel Demand Forecasting and Reliability Enhancement Approaches for Electrical Grids in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic Alberta RWI Synthetics Electrical energy; Information, computer and communication technologies $50,000
Milios, Evangelos How is Canadians' mental health affected by COVID-19: visual analytics of social media text Dalhousie Diversio Information systems and technology; Social sciences $50,000
Alain, Tommy Development of an Oral Reovirus-Based Vaccination Platform for COVID-19. Ottawa Genvira Biosciences, ViroCure Inc. Life sciences (including biotechnology); Biomedical engineering $50,000
Bossé, Ynuk Refining preclinical tools in lung physiology to evaluate COVID-19-mediated deaths from respiratory failure Laval SCIREQ Medical equipment and apparatus; Medical and health sciences $49,650
Xi, Li Antiviral polymers as surface coating materials for curbing the spread of COVID-19 McMaster Pixiu Solutions Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Tam, Michael COVID-19: Development of Sustainable and Compostable Face Masks for Enhanced Protection Against COVID-19 Virus Particles Waterloo CelluForce Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Fibres and textiles $50,000
Achim, Alexis Fabrication des équipements de protection individuelle (EPI) dérivés du papier dans la lutte contre la COVID-19: relever le défi d'ajuster la production industrielle Laval Kruger Inc. Wood, wood products and paper $50,000
Leslie, Sabrina Loading and release of RNA for COVID-19 vaccines: direct visualization of lipid nanoparticle delivery vehicles. McGill Precision NanoSystems Inc. Medical and health sciences; Life sciences (including biotechnology) $50,000
Wang, Mea Smart Cloud for COVID-19 Prevention and Control Calgary Alberta Health Services Information and communication services; Health, education and social services $50,000
Liu, Jian Self-Disinfecting TiO2 Coating to Enable Antibacterial, Antiviral and Reusable Facemasks (COVID-19) British Columbia Myant Manufacturing processes and products; Materials performance $50,000
Antonescu, Costin COVID-19: Development of novel human coronavirus infection assays to accelerate AI-driven drug repurposing for COVID-19 Ryerson Cyclica Inc. Life sciences (including biotechnology); Biomedical engineering $50,000
Shor, Roman COVID-19: Utilizing Smart Phone Sensors and Activity Trackers for Remote Vitals Monitoring and Screening Calgary Alberta Health Services Biomedical engineering; Computer software $50,000
Kazem Moussavi, Zahra A Touchless Tool to Screen for Covid-19 for reopening Industries Manitoba Function Four Ltd, IDFusion Software Health, education and social services; Biomedical engineering $49,880
Kazem Moussavi, Zahra Post Discharge Tele-monitoring of COVID-19 Survivors for Long-Term Impacts and Point-of-Care Manitoba Function Four Ltd Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Instrumentation technology $50,000
Vaneeckhaute, Céline Study on the fate of viruses in wastewater and sludge treatment using membrane bioreactors and anaerobic digestion within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic Laval H2O Innovation Inc. Water; Waste, waste management and recycling $50,000
Kheyrollah Pour, Homa Assessing impact of COVID-19 pandemic on water quality in Canadian lakes to facilitate upcoming water resources planning and management Wilfrid Laurier Environment and Climate Change Canada Inland waters; Earth sciences $50,000
Venkatakrishnan, Krishnan COVID-19: Portable Raman Analyzer for point-of-care rapid diagnosis of COVID-19 Ryerson NeuronicWorks Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Elmo, Davide A connectivity approach to stochastically simulate physical distancing and to make more accurate predictions of its effectiveness to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak British Columbia Golder Associates Ltd (CAN) Health, education and social services; Information and communication services $44,240
Martin, Andrew Made in Canada Reusable High Efficiency Respirators to Protect Against Spread of COVID-19 Alberta ACAMP Medical equipment and apparatus; Medical and health sciences $50,000
Taghipour, Sharareh Developing a decision support tool to optimize manufacturing for productivity and safeguarding the workforce against COVID-19 Ryerson Axiom Group Inc. Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Khan, Naimul COVID-19 and the Efficacy of Using Virtual Reality Scenarios to Safely Train Police in Mental Health Crisis Response Ryerson Dark Slope Studios Inc. Health, education and social services; Information, computer and communication technologies $50,000
Tan, Bo COVID-19: antivirus materials and virus-detection device for aircraft cabin Ryerson Bombardier Aerospace Aerospace $49,000
Pope, Michael COVID-19: Indoor light-activated, self-cleaning surfaces for continuous decontamination of transparent PPE Waterloo Evercloak Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Materials performance $50,000
Abidi, Syed Sibte Raza Responding to COVID-19 disruptions to blood transfusion services: A data analytics and visualization platform for blood product inventory management during COVID-19 Dalhousie Nova Scotia Health Authority Information systems and technology; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $49,975
Leblond, Frederic High-speed and high-throughput label-free, primer-free COVID-19 saliva test using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy École Polytechnique de Montréal Photon etc. Inc Biomedical engineering; Instrumentation technology $50,000
Dewitte-Orr, Stephanie Using dsRNA: nanoparticles to determine a link between type I interferons, ACE2 and susceptibility to coronaviruses similar to COVID-19 Wilfrid Laurier Mirexus Inc. Advancement of knowledge $50,000
Guzzo, Christina Rapid development of automated antiviral lighting systems for use as a COVID-19 prevention tool Toronto Safe Antivirus Technologies Inc. Biomedical engineering; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Botelho, Roberto COVID-19: Ultrasound-microbubble targeted delivery of immuno-modulatory therapeutics to treat COVID-19 Ryerson MD Precision Inc. Life sciences (including biotechnology); Medical and health sciences $50,000
Savory, Eric Evidence-based guidance for mitigating COVID-19 virus droplet transmission and surface contamination Western Ontario 3M Canada Company, Corus Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Life sciences (including biotechnology) $50,000
Kantarci, Burak Artificial Intelligence-Based Decision Support System for COVID-19 Mobile Assessments and Optimal Supply Services During the Pandemic Ottawa Gnowit Inc., Lytica Inc. Information and communication services $50,000
Wang, Xu Reopening the economy Responsibly: Recruit and measure the impact of volunteers during and after COVID-19 pandemic Wilfrid Laurier Lovell Corporation Information systems and technology; Communication systems and services (planning, organization, services) $50,000
Prenner, Elmar Novel device and test protocols for onsite COVID-19 testing Calgary FluroTech Life sciences (including biotechnology); Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $30,000
Cameron, Caroline Detection of SARS-CoV-2 virus structural proteins as an aid to diagnosis and monitoring of COVID-19 Victoria Vancouver Island Antibodies Ltd Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Health, education and social services $50,000
Kim, Woo Soo Development of a Portable Mechanical Ventilator using 3D Origami Tubes to Fight COVID-19 Simon Fraser Pantheon Design Ltd., Tinkerine Studios Ltd Medical equipment and apparatus; Medical and health sciences $50,000
Ahmadi, Ali COVID-19 - Development of resilient design and manufacturing strategy for reusable personal protective equipment Prince Edward Island Government of PEI, Top Dog Manufacturing Engineering; Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Sheardown, Heather Mucoadhesive micelles for delivery of drugs to the lung for the prophylactic treatment of COVID-19 McMaster Mannin Research Inc. Biomedical engineering; Materials sciences $50,000
Coops, Nicholas Monitoring the COVID-19 Crisis from Space British Columbia Council of Forest Industries Environment; Forestry (silviculture, forest management) $47,000
Shi, Wei A Secure and Privacy-Preserving Contact Tracing System for the Covid-19 Pandemic Carleton Orbiseed Technology Inc. Information systems and technology; Information, computer and communication technologies $50,000
Nabi, Ivan Artificial intelligence-based imaging platform for COVID-19 infection of organoids British Columbia STEMCELL Technologies Inc. Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Computer software $50,000
Constabel, Peter Rapid and Scalable Production of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein in Plants for Serological Testing of COVID-19 Victoria bioLytical Laboratories Inc., ImmunoPrecise Antibodies Ltd Medical and health sciences; Life sciences (including biotechnology) $50,000
Sanati Nezhad, Amir Surface plasmon resonance spectroscopy for characterization of COVID-19 biosensors Calgary Nicoya Lifesciences Inc. Biomedical engineering $50,000
Poudineh, Mahla Purification of SARS-CoV-2 Virus-Like Particles (VLPs) Using a Microfluidic Technique for Downstream COVID-19 Vaccine Production Waterloo Mediphage Bioceuticals Inc. Biomedical engineering; Human pharmaceuticals $50,000
Hoorfar, Mina ELECTRA platform: Electrochemical-based Aptasensor for early detection of COVID-19 British Columbia Cedarlane Laboratories Ltd, Graphenea, RayBiotech Inc. Biomedical engineering; Medical and health sciences $50,000
Nano, Francis Large scale expression of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein antigenic regions to aid development of kits to measure immunity to COVID-19 disease. Victoria bioLytical Laboratories Inc. Life sciences (including biotechnology); Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $49,892
Xi, Fengfeng Covid 19: An Aircraft Cabin Air Disinfection System for Covid-19 Ryerson Bombardier Aerospace Aerospace; Transportation systems and services $50,000
Trant, John Alternative attacks against SARS-CoV-2 proteins: Identifying and developing orthogonal therapeutic strategies using computational structural biology and synthetic chemistry Windsor Devonian Health Group Inc. Human pharmaceuticals; Medical and health sciences $50,000
Mcbean, Edward Long Term Care Disinfection Protocols for COVID-19 Guelph Environmental and Power Solutions Inc. Environment; Engineering $49,927
Sussman, Dafna Automatic COVID-19 pregnant patient prognosis algorithm Ryerson Mount Sinai Hospital Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Medical and health sciences $50,000
Golovin, Kevin Anti-fouling anti-fogging face shields utilizing liquid-like omniphobic coatings for COVID-19 healthcare providers British Columbia PRE Labs Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus; Fibres and textiles $50,000
Moallem, Mehrdad Real-time Identification of the Covid-19 Pandemic: Intelligent Toolset to Predict and Optimally Control Viral Outbreaks Simon Fraser Coanda Research & Development Corp Modelling and mathematical simulation of natural processes; Engineering $50,000
Zhong, Lexuan Ultraviolet germicidal irradiance (UVGI) - photocatalytic oxidation (PCO) for COVID-19 risk mitigation: a hybrid technique to develop effective antiviral air purification systems Alberta Energy Saving Products Ltd. Production and operations management $50,000
Nik Bakht, Mazdak Construction Workspace Management under Covid-19 and Forthcoming Pandemics Concordia ReelyActive, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. Construction, urban and rural planning; Construction methods $50,000
Yuan, Qiuyan Developing a Wastewater Surveillance System and Predictive Model for the Estimation of the Scale of Covid-19 Infection Manitoba City of Winnipeg Sanitary engineering; Water $50,000
Romanyk, Daniel Development of Custom and One-Size-Fits-All Masks for COVID-19 Personal Protection Alberta ACAMP Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Sarret, Philippe Development of a Cell-Based High-Throughput Functional Screening Assay To Study Host-Virus (COVID-19) Interaction Sherbrooke Immune Biosolutions Inc. Life sciences (including biotechnology) $50,000
Chen, Aicheng Development of Advanced Graphene-Based Antiviral Nanocomposites against COVID-19 Guelph ZEN Medical equipment and apparatus; Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Choudhury, Salimur A Dynamic Scheduler for Health Care Resources in the Emergency Department of TBRHSC on exploiting Machine Learning during Diverse Situations of COVID-19 Pandemic. Lakehead Thunder Bay Regional Health Sci. Ctr Information systems and technology; Health, education and social services $49,724
Siaj, Mohamed Covid-19-Aptamer development as new diagnostic platform to increase drastically the number of testing by capita Québec à Montréal Azure Biosystems Life sciences (including biotechnology); Materials sciences $50,000
Organ, Michael The Diagnostic, PCR-based Test to Detect SARS-CoV2 RNA (COVID-19): Solving the Global Shortage of the Key Organic Building Block Using Flow Chemistry Ottawa Toronto Research Chemicals Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus; Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Bhadra, Sharmistha Wearable to Remotely Track Vital Signs for COVID-19 McGill iMD Research Medical and health sciences; Biomedical engineering $50,000
Nichita, Eleodor Modelling of COVID-19 Transmission in the Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario Ontario Tech University Regional Municipality of Durham Medical and health sciences $50,000
Lu, Xiaonan Rapid detection of COVID-19 using an isothermal amplification-based lateral flow assay British Columbia BC Centre for Disease Control, Willow Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Laliberté, Jeremy COVID-19 Decontamination of Delivery Drone Aircraft Used in Remote and Rural Locations Carleton Romaeris Corporation, Sky Canoe Aerospace; Transportation systems and services $50,000
Ramassamy, Charles Inhibition of TMPRSS2 and 3CL Proteases by natural polyphenols to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infectivity and replication INRS Fruitomed Inc. Physical sciences; Advancement of knowledge $50,000
Park, Simon Development of Multi-Scale Fibers for Respiratory Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) against COVID-19 Calgary Enginuity Inc Medical equipment and apparatus; Materials performance $50,000
Azim, Akramul Design and Development of Autonomous Disinfecting Embedded Systems for COVID-19 Ontario Tech University Cyberworks Robotics Inc. Computer software; Information systems and technology $50,000
Wheeler, Aaron A portable agglutination test with automated serial dilution for COVID-19 infection and immunity Toronto Sci-Bots Inc., StarFish Medical Biomedical engineering; Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Bauch, Christopher Public Health Interventions in the COVID-19 Endgame: Insights from Percolation Theory Waterloo Perimeter Inst for Theoretical Physics, Sanofi Pasteur Limited Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Modelling and mathematical simulation of natural processes $50,000
Musselman, Kevin Development of COVID-19 antiviral coatings for N95 respirators Waterloo Eclipse Automation Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus; Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Karatas, Ahmet Engineering COVID-19 Fashion - Designing the Most Effective Face Masks for the Canadian Fashion Industry Ryerson Paloma Blanca Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Leonenko, Yuri Development of tools for customizing and monitoring of acoustic treatment for COVID-19 patients Waterloo Dymedso Inc. Biomedical engineering; Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Perreault, Jonathan Sensitive and specific electrochemical detection of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV2) based on isothermal amplification INRS DGel Electrosystem Inc., TITAN Sécurité Medical equipment and apparatus; Biomedical engineering $50,000
Mezghani, Neila Détection et quantification de la toux pour un suivi à distance des problèmes respiratoire dues à la COVID-19 TÉLUQ Hexoskin Biomedical engineering; Information systems and technology $50,000
Kassen, Rees COVID-19 in the urban built environment (CUBE): SARS-CoV-2 prevalence in high traffic hospital settings Ottawa DNA Genotek Inc., Ottawa Hospital Research Inst Environment; Medical and health sciences $50,000
Das, Gautam Photonic Device for the Detection of COVID-19 virus as a Point of Care Diagnostic Tool Lakehead Wilson Analytical Medical and health sciences; Instrumentation technology $50,000
Kim, Keekyoung Antimicrobial copper nanocomposite coating for protecting touch surfaces from COVID-19 Calgary Flair Flexible Packaging Corporation Biomedical engineering; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Uhrig, Richard Using quantitative proteomics to optimize Euglena gracilis as a sole-source COVID-19 vaccine delivery platform Alberta NobleGen Medical and health sciences; Life sciences (including biotechnology) $50,000
Janabi-Sharifi, Farrokh A Thermal-Optical Vision System for Identification and Localization of Symptomatic COVID-19 Patients Ryerson Altius Analytics Labs Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Biomedical engineering $49,900
Goh, M Cynthia Polymer-encapsulated copper-based nanoparticles: synthesis and evaluation of surface coatings for reduction of COVID-19 transmission Toronto Vive Crop Protection Inc. Medical and health sciences; Materials sciences $50,000
Wang, Siyun Reducing the impact of COVID-19 on the Agri-Food sector by validating disinfectants against SARS-CoV-2 surrogates British Columbia BC Centre for Disease Control, Pacific Agriculture Research Centre Life sciences (including biotechnology) $49,000
Chen, Jie An Early-warning Surveillance System for Airborne COVID-19 Viruses Alberta Hidaca Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Electrical and electronic machinery and equipment (including computer hardware) $50,000
Akbari, Mohsen Pulmonary fibrosis and COVID-19: real-time monitoring of tissue stiffness in a bioengineered model of fibrotic epithelium Victoria Rheolution Inc. Biomedical engineering $50,000
Labbe, Simon Contact killing of COVID-19 by copper-based nanoparticles. Sherbrooke Sani Marc Group Sanitary engineering $50,000
Hopkins, Scott Ultraviolet Photodissociation (UVPD) Spectroscopy of DMS-selected COVID-19 peptide residues Waterloo SCIEX Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Human pharmaceuticals $50,000
O'Brien, William Pre- and post-COVID-19 household energy data analysis to support utility and property management policy Carleton Hydro Ottawa Limited, Ottawa Community Housing Construction, urban and rural planning; Energy efficiency $50,000
Bahrami, Majid Efficient antiviral air filtration materials and systems to combat the COVID-19 pandemic Simon Fraser 4M Biotech, CORE Energy Recovery Solutions Inc. Materials performance; Fibres and textiles $50,000
Lu, Qingye Developing surfactant-based disinfectants and cleansers for environment contaminated with Covid-19 Calgary Evergreen Solutions Industrial chemicals (solvents, resins); Pollutants and toxic agents (waste, use 902) $50,000
Rouhani, Hossein Wearable wireless technology for remote health monitoring of COVID-19 patients Alberta Envisioning Labs Inc. Medical and health sciences; Instrumentation technology $50,000
Al-Hussein, Mohamed Modified sequencing in window manufacturing to promote physical distancing and mitigate the risk of COVID-19 infection among workers Alberta All Weather Windows Manufacturing processes and products; Construction methods $50,000
Karatas, Ahmet Assessment of COVID-19 Droplets in a Clinical Setting to Reduce the Risk to Health Care Providers Ryerson Unity Health Toronto Biomedical engineering; Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Schapira, Matthieu Integrating druggability and genetic variability of coronavirus genomes to inform drug discovery against COVID-19 and future pandemic threats Toronto Cyclica Inc. Human pharmaceuticals $50,000
Schapira, Matthieu Integrating druggability and genetic variability of coronavirus genomes to inform drug discovery against COVID-19 and future pandemic threats Toronto Cyclica Inc. Human pharmaceuticals $50,000
Buckley, Heather Prevalence of COVID19 in populations through wastewater surveillance Victoria pani energy Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Water $50,000
Jiang, Ning In-home cardiac monitoring system for cardiac patients during a pandemic such as COVID-19 Waterloo HelpWear Biomedical engineering; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Hoare, Todd Sprayable medical device and personal protective equipment coatings with long-term anti-viral activity to fight COVID-19 McMaster SteriPro Medical and health sciences; Materials performance $50,000
Akhloufi, Moulay Detection of COVID-19 using AI - Deep learning and multiple medical imaging modalities Moncton Institut du savoir Montfort Health, education and social services; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Pakpour, Sepideh Magnetic levitation system for culture-independent virus isolation from biological and environmental samples British Columbia Schell Dental Biomedical engineering; Medical and health sciences $50,000
Ahamed, Mohammed Development of lab on a chip for rapid and accurate point of care detection of COVID-19 Windsor APAGCoSyst Engineering; Materials sciences $50,000
Mckay, Robert Evaluating the persistence of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) in the urban water cycle Windsor Town of Amherstburg, Town of Lakeshore Waste, waste management and recycling; Inland waters $50,000
Barnabé, Simon Novel production of a new oral vaccine for COVID-19 with a recombinant Bacillus subtilis strain Québec à Trois-Rivières Biotechnologies Ulysse inc. Medical and health sciences $47,600
Spachos, Petros Coronavirus Contact Tracing using Bluetooth Low Energy and Smartphones Guelph OMESH Networks Inc. Computer communications; Communications technologies (satellites, radar, etc.) $50,000
Desjardins, Yves Effects of high polyphenol doses on the replication of COVID-19 in vitro Laval Diana Food Canada Inc., Millennia TEA Human pharmaceuticals; Plant production and plant primary products $50,000
Vanberkel, Peter Capacity Planning for Elective Surgical Services post COVID-19 Dalhousie Nova Scotia Health Authority Medical and health sciences $49,955
Van Hamme, Jonathan Modelling SARS-CoV-2 movement through a city via municipal sewage networks: Kamloops, British Columbia COVID-19 reemergence warning system pilot project Thompson Rivers City of Kamloops, Urban Systems Ltd. Environment $49,982
Friesen, Marcia Developing algorithms that use individual mobility data to support tracking and contact tracing of SARS-CoV-2 causing COVID-19 and future pandemics Manitoba Sightline Innovation Inc. Biomedical engineering; Modelling and mathematical simulation of natural processes $50,000
Rivaz, Hassan Development of machine learning techniques for accessible and inexpensive imaging of COVID-19 with ultrasound Concordia Clarius Biomedical engineering; Information, computer and communication technologies $50,000
Hoare, Todd Photodynamically-active coatings for extended disinfection of high-touch surfaces to combat COVID-19 McMaster Suncor Energy Inc. Sanitary engineering; Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Rosei, Federico COVID-19 Prevention: Hybrid Polymer/Photoactive Ceramic Self-Disinfecting Coating INRS Bioastra Technologies Inc. Materials sciences; Biomedical engineering $50,000
Miled, Amine Nouvelle technologie de masque de protection réutilisable pour la protection du personnel médical - COVID-19 Laval H2O Innovation Inc. Biomedical engineering; Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Ryan, Scott A ratiometric imaging platform to advance COVID-19 counter measures Guelph Quorum Technologies Inc Computer software; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Mcbean, Edward Using AI to predict COVID19 impacts on Canada's health system Guelph Adastra Corporation Modelling and mathematical simulation of natural processes; Environment $50,000
Fayazbakhsh, Kazem COVID-19-Design, rapid prototyping, and certifying a reusable N95 mask Ryerson APC Filtration Inc. Manufacturing processes and products; Biomedical engineering $50,000
Vanberkel, Peter Advanced Sterile Processing for COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment Dalhousie Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation, Nova Scotia Health Authority Medical and health sciences $49,910
Liu, Jian Mobile Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) System for Ventilators (COVID-19) British Columbia Portable Electric Energy storage and conversion; Engineering $50,000
Park, Simon Novel Integrated Sterilization and Reuse of Personal Protective Equipment for COVID-19 Calgary TRIUM Environmental Inc. Biomedical engineering; Health, education and social services $50,000
Pahlevaninezhad, Majid Therapeutic Nano-Optic Endoscope for Detection and Treatment of COVID-19 Queen's Genoptic Biomedical engineering $50,000
Dudding, Travis COVID-19: Developing a large-scale synthesis of a drug potentially curing COVID-19 for the Canadian manufacturing industry Brock Biolyse Pharma Human pharmaceuticals; Medical and health sciences $50,000
Gagnon, Graham Disinfection of N95 masks using UV-C LED (COVID-19) Dalhousie AquiSense Technologies, LuminUltra Technologies Ltd Medical equipment and apparatus $38,500
Antonescu, Costin COVID-19 - Advancing ultrasound with microbubble (USMB) for the modulation of viral entry and production in COVID-19 Ryerson MD Precision Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus; Medical and health sciences $50,000
Cloutier, Sylvain COVID-19 : High-volume electrospinning of high-performance cellulose membranes required for N95-grade mask fabrication École de technologie supérieure KWI Kunststoffwerk Industrie Inc. Manufacturing processes and products; Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Alarcon, Emilio Integrated Photothermal Device for Extending Lifetime of N95 Masks-COVID-19 Ottawa Luzchem Research Inc. Medical and health sciences $50,000
Behdinan, Kamran COVID-19 HALO open source ventilator Toronto Glia Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Brolo, Alexandre Localized Surface Plasmon Platform for COVID-19 Screening Victoria ImmunoPrecise Antibodies Ltd Biomedical engineering; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Elbestawi, Mohamed Rapid Prototyping of Medical Mechanical Ventilator for COVID-19 McMaster The Monarch Group Manufacturing processes and products; Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Ahmad, Rafiq Rapid Deployable Personal Respirators for Healthcare Professionals in Treating COVID-19 Patients (ESPOiR) Alberta ACAMP Biomedical engineering; Health, education and social services $50,000
Zhang, Xiao-Ping COVID-19 - AI Based Screening and Monitoring of COVID-19 Respiration Patterns using Acoustic Sensors Ryerson AltumView Systems Inc. Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Information systems and technology $50,000
Gosselin, Frederick Development, fabrication and testing of aerosol shield boxes to protect medical staff from COVID-19 during intubation procedures École Polytechnique de Montréal CYB Plastiques, Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Szewczuk, Myron Mechanism of CoVID-19 induced hyperinflammation Queen's ENCYT Technologies Inc. Medical and health sciences; Life sciences (including biotechnology) $50,000
Zarifi, Mohammad Hossein Smart and Low-Cost Face-Shields Capable of Protection, Prevention and Detection for Essential Workers Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic British Columbia Tangent Design Engineering Ltd Health, education and social services; Biomedical engineering $50,000
Xi, Fengfeng Covid-19: Development of A Robotic Disinfection System for Covid-19 Ryerson Engineering Services Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus; Medical and health sciences $48,000
Cao, Xudong A Rapid and Highly Sensitive On-site Detection Platform for COVID-19 Testing Ottawa Nicoya Lifesciences Inc. Biomedical engineering; Medical and health sciences $49,800
Serpe, Michael A Diagnostic Device for the Rapid and Simultaneous Detection of Active and Past COVID-19 Infection Alberta Eli Science Inc. Life sciences (including biotechnology); Health, education and social services $50,000
Park, Chul COVID 19-Scalable Production of Mechanically Resilient Biocidal Face Masks from Ultrafine Nonwoven Fibers Toronto Woodbridge Foam Corporation Manufacturing processes and products; Materials performance $50,000
Mezghani, Neila Analyse de données cinématiques et physiologiques pour le suivi à distance de l'état de santé mentale dans le contexte de la pandémie COVID-19 TÉLUQ Carré Technologies Inc. Biomedical engineering; Information systems and technology $50,000
Jakeman, David To inform drug design for COVID-19: Computational determination of interactions between COVID-19 gene products and structurally diverse natural products and clinical drugs Dalhousie IntelliSyn Pharma Human pharmaceuticals; Physical sciences $50,000
Cloutier, Sylvain COVID-19: Fabrication of autonomous flexible hybrid electronic devices for patient-monitoring École de technologie supérieure Varitron Technologies inc. Manufacturing processes and products; Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Mao, Yongyi Forecasting Covid-19 Epidemic in Canada with Spatial-Temporal Models That Exploit Population Behaviour on Twitter Ottawa Advanced Symbolics Inc. Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Advancement of knowledge $50,000
Gupta, Rishi Innovative COVID-19 resistant surfaces (CRS) and wash basins to promote hand washing in public areas Victoria Valley Acrylic Bath LTD Manufacturing processes and products; Health, education and social services $50,000
Al-Abadleh, Hind A The Effect of Declaring State of Emergency in Response to COVID-19 on Air Quality in the City of Kitchener Wilfrid Laurier City of Kitchener, Hemmera Climate and atmosphere; Communications equipment $50,000
Leonenko, Yuri Improvement of the Frequencer ability to treat COVID-19 patients who require airway clearance Waterloo Dymedso Inc. Biomedical engineering; Modelling and mathematical simulation of natural processes $50,000
Rossa, Carlos Sonographic diagnosis and monitoring of COVID-19 Ontario Tech University Marion Surgical Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Medical and health sciences $50,000
Olfert, Jason Plausibility of the aerosol transmission of COVID-19 - Is SARS-CoV-2 aerosolized by breathing and speaking? Alberta Alberta Health Services Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Medical and health sciences $50,000
Diallo, Claver Covid-19 healthcare supply chain innovations with NSHA: decision-making for agility and responsiveness Dalhousie Nova Scotia Health Authority Medical and health sciences $49,999
Berezovski, Maxim Development of COVID-19 Dual Diagnostic Test of Viral RNA and Proteins using DNA Aptamers and Real-Time PCR Ottawa Lumex Instruments Canada Life sciences (including biotechnology); Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Wong, Alex Evaluation of ultraviolet-C decontamination of medical masks during the COVID-19 crisis Carleton Arkalumen Inc. Life sciences (including biotechnology); Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Trant, John Alternative gel hand sanitizers and non-alcohol-based long-term sanitizers for surfaces and skin with anti-viral activity for COVID-19 response Windsor Peak Proccessing Solutions, Wolfhead Distillery Medical and health sciences; Medical equipment and apparatus $50,000
Mousseau, Normand Prevention of SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19) related CoV Spike protein neuroinvasion and -induced respiratory distress by polyphenols Montréal Fruitomed Inc. Physical sciences; Advancement of knowledge $50,000
Park, Chul COVID 19 - Superhydrophobic Microfiber Outer Layer for Facemasks to Decrease the Airborne Transmission of Human Pathogens Toronto Myant Manufacturing processes and products; Fibres and textiles $50,000
Hallam, Steven Rapid high-throughput sample preparation for COVID-19 diagnostics using integrated automation systems British Columbia STEMCELL Technologies Inc. Life sciences (including biotechnology); Manufacturing processes and products $50,000
Punithakumar, Kumaradevan Automated Frame-by-Frame Assessment of Lung Ultrasound Imaging in Severe COVID-19 Patients Using Machine Learning Alberta Medo Pte Ltd. Biomedical engineering; Medical and health sciences $50,000
Saif, Ahmed Harnessing the Power of Data Analytics against COVID-19: Developing Decision Support Tools for Policymakers Dalhousie Nova Scotia Health Authority Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Modelling and mathematical simulation of natural processes $50,000
Aucoin, Marc COVID-19: Inactivation of human coronaviruses in aqueous solutions using UV-C Waterloo Trojan Technologies Advancement of knowledge; Life sciences (including biotechnology) $50,000
Koper, Nicola Effects of COVID-19-related travel restrictions on migratory birds, including species at risk, in Canada Manitoba Environment and Climate Change Canada Conservation and preservation; Environment $50,000
Turak, Ayse Sanitizing plastic: antiviral nanoparticle decorated surfaces for antiseptic packaging against COVID-19 McMaster Nicoya Lifesciences Inc. Biomedical engineering; Materials performance $50,000
Ban, Dayan A remote, high-throughput temperature monitoring system for COVID-19 screening Waterloo AIH tech Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Health, education and social services $50,000
Wainer, Gabriel Platform for simulation and analysis of spread of COVID-19 in buildings Carleton Solace Systems Inc. Information, computer and communication technologies $50,000
Liu, Juewen Development of localized surface plasmon resonance biosensor for COVID-19 antibodies in blood Waterloo Nicoya Lifesciences Inc. Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Juncker, David COVID-19 test chip for simultaneous detection of SARS-CoV-2 and antibodies using a single non-invasive sputum sample McGill Sensoreal Inc. Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $49,999
Achenbach, Sven High resolution zone plates fabricated by soft X-ray lithography for tomographic soft X-ray analysis applied in the designing and screening of potential Covid-19 drugs Saskatchewan Applied NanoTools Inc. Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Life sciences (including biotechnology) $48,411
Mitra, Sushanta K Testing of antiviral coatings for COVID-19 Waterloo SiO2 International Inc. Engineering; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Wainer, Gabriel Integration of analytical COVID-19 models for remote execution and advanced visualization for improved decision making Carleton Defence R&D Canada Information, computer and communication technologies $50,000
Liang, Jinyang Development of single-pixel infrared imaging thermometry (SPIRIT) for fast and accurate COVID-19 fever screening INRS Ajile Light Industries Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Instrumentation technology $50,000
Khan, Naimul COVID-19 - An intelligent system for contact tracing, monitoring, and privacy preserving data analytics during the COVID-19 pandemic Ryerson Dapasoft Inc. Computer software; Biomedical engineering $50,000
Ng, Kelvin Tsun Wai Computational modeling and simulation of municipal waste generation and risk assessment during COVID-19 Regina City of Regina Waste, waste management and recycling; Sanitary engineering $50,000
Park, Edward Novel wearable technology for remote and continuous COVID-19 patient monitoring at home Simon Fraser Fraser Health Medical equipment and apparatus; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $50,000
Sinton, David 100-Patient Ventilator for COVID-19 Toronto HH Angus and Associates Limited Medical equipment and apparatus; Biomedical engineering 50,000
Chou, Leo Streamlining RNA extraction for widespread COVID-19 diagnostic testing Toronto Leibniz Institute for Polymer Research Dresden, Luna Nanotech Biomedical engineering; Medical and health sciences 50,000
Lefsrud, Mark Optimization of an ultraviolet LED radiation system for COVID-19 disinfection and sterilization McGill U Technology Corporation Medical equipment and apparatus; Biomedical engineering 50,000
Martic, Sanela Aptasensor SPR testing platform for COVID-19 Trent Nicoya Lifesciences Inc. Physical sciences; Life sciences (including biotechnology) 49,912
Didar, Tohid Development of an Anti-Viral coating for Pandemic Mitigation of COVID-19 using titanium dioxide nanoparticles McMaster NanoPhyll Inc. Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Life sciences (including biotechnology) 50,000
Momen, Gelareh Design, characterize and validate a new multifunctional coating, with antiviral and antibacterial properties for COVID-19 pandemic Québec à Chicoutimi NanoPhyll Inc. Medical and health sciences; Materials sciences 50,000
Dudding, Travis COVID-19: Optimizing the Synthesis, Bioavailability and Scaling of Quercetin, a natural product potentially used for COVID-19 treatment Brock Biolyse Pharma Human pharmaceuticals 50,000
Akbari, Mohsen Rapid Multiplex POC Tests for detection of COVID-19 Victoria Sensoreal Inc. Biomedical engineering 50,000
Mahmoudzadeh, Houra COVID-19: Optimizing Operations of Cancer Centres during the Pandemic Waterloo Grand River Hospital Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Medical and health sciences 50,000
Ikki, Salama Covid-19: Early identification and monitoring of the 2019 novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) disease community spread Lakehead Onica Communication systems and services (planning, organization, services); Human health (including medically-related psychological research) 50,000
Herbert, David Production of a Synthetic Library of Chloroquine Analogs and Precursors for Immediate and Future Development of COVID-19 Treatments Manitoba CanAm Bioresearch Inc., Waverley Pharma Inc. Human pharmaceuticals; Manufacturing processes and products 50,000
El-Diraby, Tamer Health and safety in the construction industry during pandemics Toronto Ontario Society of Professional Engineers, RCCAO Construction, urban and rural planning; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) 50,000
Soleymani, Leyla Developing a Rapid Do-It-Yourself Test for the Home-Based Diagnostics and Monitoring of COVID-19 Enabled by the Integration of Functional Nucleic Acids and Electrochemical Readout McMaster Angstrom Engineering Inc., EnviroSen Inc. Medical equipment and apparatus; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) 50,000
Demarquette, Nicole Antiviral graphene nanofiber nonwoven filter - COVID19 École de technologie supérieure NanoXplore Materials sciences; Health, education and social services 50,000
College COVID-19 grants

Total funded projects updated: July 28, 2020

Total projects funded

53

Total awarded

$3,868,711

Geographical breakdown of funded projects

Region Total number of funded projects Total amount awarded
Atlantic 0 $0
Ontario 24 $1,727,579
Pacific 6 $447,632
Prairies 2 $150,000
Quebec 20 $1,498,938
Northwest Territories 1 $44,562

Type of partner organizations

Private sector Not-for-profit Public sector Total
72 15 7 94

Funded applications updated: July 28, 2020

Researcher Project title Institution Partner(s) Area of application Funding amount
Williamson, Rachel Intimate Partner Violence during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Using Participant-Informed and Evidence-Based Daily Online Tools to Support Prevention and Intervention St. Lawrence College Ending Violence Association of Canada Psychology; Social development and community services $74,964
Méthot, Nathalie Adapting the business model to rapidly produce and market efficacious hand sanitizing foam to combat and contain the COVID-19 outbreak La Cité collégiale TreeWell Limited Life sciences (including biotechnology); Medical and health sciences $70,513
Tofani, Rick Portable Electrochemical COVID-19 Unit for Biomedical Wastewater Treatment Southern Alberta Inst of Technology Blue Eden Cleantech Solutions Inc. Waste, waste management and recycling $75,000
Rogers, Ben Machine learning and blockchain-backed optimized assignment matching for PSWs to improve understaffing and risk during the COVID-19 outbreak Seneca College ConnexHealth, TriNetra Systems Inc. Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Social development and community services $64,631
Piché, Chantal Revêtements virucides contre la COVID-19 Cégep de Thetford Duvaltex Canada Inc., Mecanum Inc., Texel Technical Materials Inc. Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $75,000
Haughey, Roger Covid-19 Développement d'un système de désinfection à base de diodes électroluminescentes John Abbott College TITAN Sécurité Medical equipment and apparatus $75,000
Turcotte, Diane LOGISTICAM - Solution technologique pour répondre aux impératifs de distanciation physique qu'imposent la Covid-19 aux entreprises canadiennes Cégep André-Laurendeau Connect&Go, Kool Replay, Super Aqua Club Health, education and social services; Instrumentation technology $75,000
Piché, Chantal Fabrication de thermoplastiques biocides et régénérables en réponse à la pandémie de COVID-19 Cégep de Thetford Optimoule, Texel Technical Materials Inc. Materials sciences; Polymers, rubber and plastics $75,000
Haughey, Roger COVID-19: Samur.AI: Vital signs predictors for COVID-19 John Abbott College Technologies HOP-Child Medical equipment and apparatus; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $75,000
Tabata, Naomi Enabling Economic Recovery During COVID-19 by Developing a Customized and Flexible Automated Bottling System for Hand Sanitizer North Island College Wayward Distillery Other manufactured products and processes; Consumer goods $75,000
Goodwin, Brett Intelligent water sensing for early warning of COVID-19 outbreaks Fleming College QuantWave Technologies Inc. Waste, waste management and recycling; Medical and health sciences $75,000
Gale, Richard Scalable and Sustainable Injection Moulded Face Shield Manufacturing for COVID-19 Camosun College AP Plastics Inc., Island Health Manufacturing processes and products; Health, education and social services $74,753
Tanguay, Jasmin COVID-19 et la transformation des modèles d'affaires en restauration indépendante : vers la reprise Inst de tourisme et d'hôtellerie du QC Association Restauration Québec Advancement of knowledge $73,938
Castonguay, Julie Favoriser un vieillissement actif : développer, diffuser et évaluer une plateforme numérique pour et avec les aînés en période de confinement liée à la COVID-19 Cégep de Drummondville Laval, Réseau FADOQ Social development and community services; Social sciences $75,000
Holguin-Pando, Cristina COVID-19 and System Responses to Homelessness Algonquin College Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa, Shepherds of Good Hope Social development and community services; Social sciences $75,000
Dares, Matthew Developing a roadmap to support northern industry's response to COVID-19 manufacturing needs Aurora College ArTech Engrave, Debbie's Sewing, Government of Northwest Territories, Inuvik Robotics & Engineering Club Consumer goods; Medical equipment and apparatus $44,562
Mowat, Vicki Optimizing Interventions to Combat COVID-19 Misinformation Online Sheridan College BEworks, MediaSmarts, Regina Social development and community services; Learning and education $75,000
Craig, Robin Les pratiques gagnantes pour atténuer les effets négatifs de la distanciation sociale pendant la pandémie de la COVID-19 dans le secteur de la petite enfance en Ontario français. Collège Boréal Association francophone à l’éducation des services à l’enfance de l’Ontario Social sciences $75,000
Ray, Mira Effects of Covid-19 on Healthcare Providers: Opportunities for Education and Support (ECHOES) Georgian College Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care Health, education and social services; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $75,000
Ray, Mira Mindfulness to Combat Health Care Worker Burnout during COVID-19: Evaluating a 4-week tailored program Georgian College Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Social development and community services $75,000
Ibrahim, Hussein Développement et conception d'une station sanitaire autonome « verte 4.0» à l'ère de COVID-19 pour les chantiers de construction et miniers nordiques Cégep de Sept-Îles Audace Technologies Inc. Advancement of knowledge; Health, education and social services $75,000
Morris, Raeshelle COVID-19 Response: A scalable hand sanitizing sensing solution: IoT enabled hand sanitizer and soap dispensers Humber College Mero Technologies Other manufactured products and processes; Health, education and social services $74,290
Cross, Stephen Development of a Rapid Guideline to Address the Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 Among Canadian Paramedics Conestoga College Alberta Health Services, CSA Group, Paramedic Association of Canada, Public Services Health and Safety Association, Renfrew County Stewardship Council Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Social development and community services $75,000
Macdonald, Terri-Lynn Rural Homelessness and COVID-19: Assessing Needs, Mobilizing Resources, and Facilitating Collaboration Selkirk College Nelson Cares Society, Nelson Community Services, ANKORS Social sciences; Health, education and social services $73,000
Mowat, Vicki Putting food on the table: addressing food security among isolated older adults during COVID-19 Sheridan College Community Development Halton, Food for Life Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Social development and community services $75,000
Mowat, Vicki Novel, Low-Cost COVID-19 Point of Care Monitoring and Triaging Device Sheridan College Tech4Life Enterprises Canada Inc. Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Information systems and technology $75,000
Tofani, Rick Advancing Pop-Up Hospitals for Pandemic and/or Crises - COVID 19 Southern Alberta Inst of Technology Sprung Instant Structures Ltd. Construction methods $75,000
Gale, Richard Portable Decontamination Oven Design and Prototyping to Facilitate Filtering Facepiece Respirator (FFR) Sterilization and Reuse in the Face of the 2019-20 COVID-19 Pandemic Camosun College Island Health, Western Edison Manufacturing Manufacturing processes and products; Human health (including medically-related psychological research) $74,971
Provost, Chantal Suivi de l'évolution de l'occurrence de coronavirus (COVID-19) dans les réseaux d'égouts Cégep de Saint-Laurent Ville de Laval Environment; Sanitary engineering $75,000
Cross, Stephen Promoting Hand Hygiene in Long-Term Care to Reduce the Transmission of COVID-19 Conestoga College Hygienic Echo Inc Human health (including medically-related psychological research); Health, education and social services $74,986
Méthot, Nathalie Development of an Advanced Facial Mask for Medical Personnel Encountering Covid-19 La Cité collégiale Arylide Life Sciences, Axcelon Biopolymers Corp. Medical equipment and apparatus; Medical and health sciences $61,191
Mckee Demczyk, Debbie Enhancing Virtual Mentorship to Reduce Social Isolation of Youth Durham College Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Durham, Durham District School Board Social sciences $75,000
Sveinson, Kelly A novel approach to COVID-19 Impact Analysis and Reporting for Utilities Langara College Harris Computer Systems Energy resources (including production, exploration, processing, distribution and use) $74,908
Lemay, Marie Développement d'un marqueur visuel pour le suivi du niveau de protection des blouses médicales réutilisables utilisées dans le contexte de la COVID-19 Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe Logistik Unicorp Inc. Fibres and textiles; Sanitary engineering $75,000
Sheikhzadeh, Mehdi Development of a Safe and Effective COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Using Linear Covalently Closed DNA Minivectors Lambton College Mediphage Bioceuticals Inc. Medical and health sciences; Human pharmaceuticals $75,000
Hamel, Lucie Production de protéines antigéniques pour l'élaboration de nouveaux tests cliniques détectant en quelques minutes les anticorps exprimés suite à une infection au COVID-19 Cégep de Shawinigan Affinité Instruments Biomedical engineering; Life sciences (including biotechnology) $75,000
Yates, Colin Apparel Production in the new world of COVID-19 (APNWC): reforming and innovating for PPEs, safe manufacturing environments, and remote workers Fanshawe College Goodwill Industries Manufacturing processes and products $63,225
Lazemi, Payam Vêtement intelligent biométrique de télésurveillance du COVID-19 Cégep Marie-Victorin Hexoskin, Square Circle Other manufactured products and processes; Fibres and textiles $75,000
Craig, Robin Understanding the impact and mitigation strategies of the COVID-19 outbreak on the agricultural sector in Northeastern Ontario Collège Boréal reThink Green, Sault Ste Marie Innovation Centre Agriculture; Agriculture and primary food production $75,000
Parenteau, Mario Développement de surfaces cellulosiques antivirales en réponse rapide à la COVID-19 Cégep de Trois-Rivières Kemira Chemicals Canada Inc., Kruger Inc., Sani Marc Group Wood, wood products and paper; Medical and health sciences $75,000
Lemay, Marie Adaptation du procédé de production des structures textiles tendues pour la création de séparateurs intérieurs de protection contre le COVID-19 Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe TOILES RIVE-SUD Health, education and social services; Fibres and textiles $75,000
Parenteau, Mario Développement d'un matériau cellulosique filtrant pour la production industrielle de masques de protection en réponse rapide à la COVID-19 Cégep de Trois-Rivières CKF Inc., CTT Group, Kruger Inc., Pulp Moulding Dies Inc., Tri-Dim Hardy Wood, wood products and paper; Other manufactured products and processes $75,000
Fortier, Isabelle Immunogénicité d'un vaccin mucosal contre le SARS-CoV2 responsable de la covid-19 Cégep de Lévis-Lauzon Biotechnologies Ulysse inc. Life sciences (including biotechnology); Human pharmaceuticals $75,000
Hamel, Lucie Augmentation de la capacité de production de désinfectant à base d'alcool pour lutter contre la propagation de la COVID-19 Cégep de Shawinigan Distillerie de la Chaufferie, Ferme Sylvain Aumais Manufacturing processes and products; Waste, waste management and recycling $75,000
Marin, Gheorghe Traitement de surface biocide sur des pièces d'aluminium moulées sous pression pour lutter contre la propagation du COVID-19 Cégep de Trois-Rivières A3 Surfaces Manufacturing processes and products; Primary metal products (ferrous and non-ferrous) $75,000
Hamel, Lucie Développement d'un système d'affichage de protéines antigéniques à la surface de probiotiques afin de créer un nouveau vaccin oral et nasal contre la COVID-19 Cégep de Shawinigan Bio-K Plus International Inc., Biotechnologies Ulysse inc. Life sciences (including biotechnology); Human pharmaceuticals $75,000
Holmes, Kevin Accelerating COVID-19 Knowledge Synthesis w/ Machine Learning Algonquin College Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, IBM Canada Ltd, Ottawa Hospital Research Inst Medical and health sciences; Computer software $74,564
Rogers, Ben Recombinant protein production in prokaryotic and eukaryotic heterologous hosts for serological assays for COVID-19 Seneca College ExVivo Labs Medical equipment and apparatus; Other manufactured products and processes $46,841
Piché, Chantal Production de composés actifs pour des agents antiseptiques (COVID-19) Cégep de Thetford Avmor Ltd. Consumer goods; Manufacturing processes and products $75,000
Sheikhzadeh, Mehdi Microalgae as an Antigen Source for a Novel Tandem Point of Care Serological Assay for SARS-CoV-2 Lambton College Suncor Energy Inc., Western Ontario Life sciences (including biotechnology) $75,000
Bowles, Ronald Canadian Paramedicine Response to COVID-19: Challenges and innovations Justice Institute of British Columbia Alberta Health Services, British Columbia Emergency Health Services, Canadian Organization of Paramedic Regulators, Emergency Health Services, Urgences-santé Social development and community services; Information, computer and communication technologies $75,000
Morris, Raeshelle COVID-19 Response: Canadian Hospital Simulator For Management of COVID19 Cases and Contact Tracing Humber College Intransigense Corporation Modelling and mathematical simulation of natural processes; Advancement of knowledge $73,119
Tyagi, Purnima Reaching Out from a Distance: Mitigating the effects of social isolation on older adults during COVID-19 Centennial College Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre Social development and community services; Social sciences $74,255

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