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NSERC International Overview. Rick Warner Manager Pacific Regional Office April 2014. Canadian Federal S&T Structure . Prime Minister of Canada. PARLIAMENT. Industry Canada. CABINET. Minister of Health. Minister of Industry. Minister of State (S&T).
Pacific Regional Office
Prime Minister of Canada
Minister of Health
Minister of Industry
Minister of State (S&T)
universities, colleges and
Vision: NSERC helps make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians
Building our human capital in the natural sciences and engineering by supporting 30,000students and postdoctoral fellows.
Unleashing the creative power of our researchers by funding more than 11,000 professors for their research programs.
Connecting and applying the strength of our research capacity to the challenges and needs of industry and society by funding research projects with over 2,400Canadian companies.
Highly skilled science and engineering professionals in Canada
Dr. Isabel Trigger and Dr. Oliver Stelzer-Chilton are research scientists at TRIUMF
They both have received Postgraduate Scholarships and Postdoctoral Fellowships from NSERC
ArcticNet researchers cataloguing polar data
The Strategy for Partnerships and Innovation increases academic – business partnerships and student research experiences in business
NSERC support spans the Research continuum – maximizing the potential for impact
Centres for Commercialization and Research
Quebec Consortium for
Drug Discovery (CQDM)
basic research; research applied to industry
(reduce use of water in oil sands production)
TRAINING IN INDUSTRY
TRAINING IN UNIVERSITIES
VisionThrough excellence and openness, Canadian scientists and engineers will become leaders in international research for the benefit of Canada and the world.
NSERC will increase the excellence, visibility and impact of Canadian NSE research and talent by:
Objectives NSERC’s international strategy aims to:
Expose students to training outside of Canada
Stimulate global collaboration in priority areas
Stimulate global academic-business collaboration
NSERC’s International Strategy
Students exposed to opportunities to study/research abroad establish important lifetime connections, as well as gaining access to specialized facilities and knowledge
Main support vehicles available for students to study abroad:
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships
NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships
CREATE (Collaborative Research and Training Experience)
CGS - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement
As a global research community, we share many of the same research challenges – working together we can accelerate finding the solutions
Some of the tools:
Fertile ground…academic-industry collaborations benefit Canadian researchers and companies; linking these to international collaborations builds even greater strength and accelerates innovation
NSERC Corporate Planning & Policy
Andrew GrosvenorInternational Policy Advisor