Students generate excellent ideas, and EFCIE is eager to support those ideas through Innovation teams and grants.
During a course project, it's not uncommon for a student to propose a solution to a problem facing society — a solution that the instructor may affirm as promising and worth exploring further.
This is why we created Innovation team grants: to bring faculty mentors and students together and allow them to explore great ideas more fully. An innovation team will expand on initial student work, either by developing a working prototype or by assessing the viability of a proposed solution in a more rigorous manner. As part of this process, experts from the EFCIE will mentor the student-faculty team in the areas of evaluating market opportunities and guiding validated solutions to society.
Term: 1 year
- A total of $10,000 is available for the General Stream (with $5,000 contributed by the Office of the Vice-President, Students).
- A total of $5,000 is available for the STEM Stream (contributed by the Faculty of Science).
Deadline: January 31, 2021