Ontario Ministry of Transportation: 2013 Highway Infrastructure Innovation Funding Program (HIIFP)
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation recently
announced its 2013 Highway Infrastructure Innovation Funding Program
(HIIFP). The HIIFP funds research at Ontario colleges and
universities to encourage basic and applied research in transportation
infrastructure in Ontario. A summary of this funding opportunity is provided
- to fund research at Ontario colleges and universities to encourage basic and applied research in transportation infrastructure in Ontario
- intended to solicit innovation
from Institutions to assist the Ministry in meeting its strategic business
directions, including climate change, and to encourage undergraduate and
graduate research in transportation and infrastructure engineering by provision
of funding to aid in such research.
- Traffic Operations
- Intelligent Transportation Systems
- Engineering Materials
- Highway Design
- Specific Research Topics
- Open Research Topics
The total value of the awards is expected to be about $750,000.00 next fiscal year beginning April 1, 2013. It is expected that approximately twenty applications/projects will be funded.
One year, with some consideration for multi-year proposals
Submission to ORS: February 20, 2013
Submission to agency: March 6, 2013, 2:30:59 pm EST
To obtain a copy of the guidelines and application form, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ORS Submission Policy
York University researchers are reminded that all applications for external research funding, including Letters of Intent, must be reviewed and approved by the Office of Research Services before they are submitted to the granting agency. For internal approval, the application must be accompanied by a completed ORS Checklist, which requires the Chair’s and Dean’s signatures.
To ensure that the approved application is ready by the agency deadline, a complete application folder must be submitted to the ORS ten (10) working days prior to final submission date.
Associate Director, Research Grants
Office of Research Services,
York Research Tower, 5th Floor,
Tel: 416-736-2100 x 88859