New Frontiers in Research Fund
The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) supports world-leading interdisciplinary, international, high-risk / high-reward, transformative and rapid-response Canadian-led research.
Due to COVID-19, some competition deadlines are being revised and some grants are being extended. Learn more about the impacts on the New Frontiers in Research Fund.
The NFRF has three streams that each support specific goals, and the flexibility to launch special calls:
Exploration generates opportunities for Canadians to conduct innovative high-risk / high-reward interdisciplinary research
Transformation provides large-scale support for Canada to build strength and leadership in interdisciplinary and transformative research
About the New Frontiers in Research Fund
Learn more about the NFRF program
The NFRF has characteristics to enhance Canada’s competitiveness in the global, knowledge-based economy
Interactive dashboard of NFRF competition results
General and communications inquiries and technical help
- New Frontiers in Research Fund 2023 International Joint Initiative for Research in Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation now open
- Government of Canada leads major international research initiative on climate change
- The New Frontiers in Research Fund 2022 Horizon Global Platform Competition is now open
From: Canada Research Coordinating committee • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
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