Ontario-China Research and Innovation Fund (OCRIF)

The Ontario-China Research and Innovation Fund (OCRIF) will support scientific and technological collaboration projects between China and Ontario. Offered through a partnership with Ontario’s Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science (MRIS), the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), OCRIF will promote scientific, technological and industrial research and commercialization cooperation.

OCE and MOST will jointly invest up to $2 million ($1 million each) to support strategic bilateral research collaborations.

Ontario funds will be disbursed to successful Ontario applicants through (OCRIF), to be administered by OCE. Successful co-investigators from China will be funded separately by MOST.

Please note that applications to this program are currently closed.

More details on the OCRIF program.

Ontario Centres of Excellence