Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology
University of Waterloo, East Campus 4, Room 2001
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo , Ontario, N2L 3G1 Canada
519-888-4567 Ext 32732
The mission of CBB's seed funding program is to:
Please note that seeking subsequent external support is an important part of the proposal.
A PI may only win one award per competition ($5,000 or $10,000). A individual may apply as a primary applicant on one application per competition, but may be included as a team member on other applications during the same competition period.
|October 15, 2018||Open to applications|
Extended to November 22
|All applications must be received electronically by 4:30 pm EDT. Primary applications will receive acknowledgement of receipt within one week of submission. Late submissions will not be accepted.|
|February 15, 2019||Primary applicants will receive written notice indicating whether or not the application was successful.|
The Principal Investigator (PI) must be a CBB faculty member (definite/continuing term) at Waterloo, and will serve as the contact person for the seed fund.
The PI on the subsequent external fund application should also be a Waterloo faculty member.
Applications will be reviewed by the CBB review committee and the investigator and proposal will be evaluated on:
Preference will be given to applications that involve:
In-kind support to CBB:
Successful applicants are required to:
Recipients of a CBB Seed Fund are required to report on outcomes resulting from the award. A brief narrative report will be requested at the end of the funding period (i.e. description of use of funds, update on the team, progress towards external funding, etc.) and further follow-up will occur to track the outcomes of external funding applications.
Acknowledgement of Support:
Successful team applicants are expected to acknowledge the funding support of the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology (CBB) in any public announcements, presentations or publications related to their project. Suggested acknowledgement statement:
This research was funded by the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology (CBB) at the University of Waterloo.
Where applicable and consistent with University of Waterloo's Guidelines on Research Involving Human Participants and/or Guidelines for the Care and Use of Animals in Research and Teaching. Projects must undergo prior ethics review and clearance through the Office of Research Ethics (ORE). This requirement applies to all research involving humans or live, non-human vertebrate animals regardless of whether the procedures used are invasive or non-invasive in nature. Where applicable, funds will only be transferred after receipt of ethics clearance.
Acknowledgement of Responsibility:
Prior to the release of funds, primary applicants as well as the applicable chair/director will sign an agreement.
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