GeneSolve supports projects providing solutions challenges from users across industry sectors. This user driven program is unique in that it encourages a collaborative research approach between industry users and academia.Status: Open Learn More
Genome BC invests in research that aligns with the needs of areas of strategic importance to British Columbia such as health, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture, agrifood, energy, mining and environment.
By working collaboratively with government, academia and industry, Genome BC’s goal is to translate the excellent research carried out in universities into applications that will ultimately generate social and economic benefits for BC and Canada.
Genome BC’s co-funding approach to research investment follows neither a government-only “granting council” model, nor an industry-only “portfolio management” approach. It is a unique approach that relies on collaborative research agreements and commitments to milestones and outputs, a model perhaps best described as “contract” research. It is important to note that discovery science is an engine that drives future developments in genomics and Genome BC funds research across the research continuum from discovery through application through translation.
The Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) represents a key element in Genome Canada’s strategic plan towards funding downstream research and development (R&D) projects that are driven by challenges and opportunities facing users of genomics based technologies.Status: Open Learn More
The Genomic Monitoring of Pathogens in Water (GeMPaW) initiative is a $10 million Genome Canada investment aimed at helping Canada defend its population, wildlife and environment from major threats posed […]Status: Open Learn More
Does your company have a clear pathway to commercialization for an innovative life science technology? Learn more about Genome BC's I² program that provides early stage commercialization support for companies developing BC-based technologies.Status: Open Learn More
Genomics has progressed to a point where research discoveries are providing tangible utility with application in the real world — commercialization is feasible. As part of our commitment to drive commercialization and translation Genome BC supports entrepreneurships and the acceleration of emerging companies in the life sciences through our partnership.Status: Open Learn More
Genome Canada has launched new Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems initiative. A distinguishing feature of the Initiative is that it will fund a portfolio of interdisciplinary projects and helps coordinate […]Status: Currently not accepting applications Learn More
To help enable the advancement of medical research and patient care, Genome BC has partnered with Providence Health Care Ventures to provide access to their Integrated Health Informatics Datalab (IHID; formerly known as the Health Data Lab), a cloud-based bioinformatics system integrated within BC’s Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).Status: Currently not accepting applications Learn More
Genome Canada has launched the Data Coordination and Collaboration Hub funding opportunity (DCC) planned as part of their Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems initiative. The goal of this Initiative is […]Status: Currently not accepting applications Learn More
Genome BC and Investment Agriculture Foundation of BC (IAF) have partnered to develop the Genomic Innovation for Regenerative Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (GIRAFF) Program to co-invest in projects that will provide genomic solutions to support the BC agriculture, food, and fisheries sectors in addressing climate change.Status: Currently not accepting applications Learn More
Genome Canada has launched the Knowledge Mobilization and Implementation Coordinating Hub funding opportunity (KMIC) planned as part of their Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems initiative. The goal of this Initiative […]Status: Currently not accepting applications Learn More
The goal of the Sector Innovation Program is to support projects that will address the needs of each key sector and have the potential to generate social, environmental and economic benefits for British Columbia in the future.Status: Currently not accepting applications Learn More
Genome Canada (GC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) have signed a joint initiative agreement to jointly support social sciences and humanities research and related activities pertaining to genomics, with one of the first initiatives focusing on societal implications of disruptive innovation in genomics.Status: Currently not accepting applications Learn More
The Societal Issues Competition recognizes the need for research projects that identify and study the societal issues that emerge from genomics based innovations. This intake focuses on adoption of genomic tools in Pacific salmon fisheries.Status: Currently not accepting applications Learn More