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NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program

Discipline: Science and Engineering

Internal deadline: September 12 annually

External deadline: September 22 annually (by invitation)

Additional information

The CREATE Program supports the training of teams of highly qualified students and postdoctoral fellows from Canada and abroad through the development of innovative training programs that:

  • encourage collaborative and integrative approaches, and address significant scientific challenges associated with Canada’s research priorities; and
  • facilitate the transition of new researchers from trainees to productive employees in the Canadian workforce.

These innovative programs must include the acquisition and development of important professional skills among students and postdoctoral fellows that complement their qualifications and technical skills.

A letter of intent is required by May 1.

NSERC Presentation on CREATE Program (January 2015)

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