Competition statistics



Competition 2 statistics on applications

The following tables display statistics on the applications submitted to Competition 2 of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund.

Funding requests
  Number received Amount requested
Total Average

Applications

29

$2,381,831,112

$82,132,107

Institutional Strategy (Part A)

29

$239,199,250

$8,248,250

Scientific Strategy (Part B)

29

$2,142,631,862

$73,883,857

 

Alignment with Science, Technology and Innovation priority research areas
  Number of applications per priority area*

Environment and Agriculture

13

44.83%

Health and Related Life Sciences

14

48.28%

Natural Resources and Energy

11

37.93%

Information and Communications Technologies (ICT)

15

51.72%

Advanced Manufacturing (AM)

13

44.83%

* Includes primary and secondary priority areas

 

Number of applications per review panel
Priority area Number of applications

Environment and Agriculture

7

Health and Related Life Sciences

8

Natural Resources and Energy

6

Information and Communications Technologies (ICT)*

4

Advanced Manufacturing (AM)*

4

*Applications that fall under the ICT and AM priority areas were combined and reviewed by one panel.

 

 

 


Competition 2 statistics on Letters of Intent

The following tables display statistics on the Letters of Intent (LOIs) submitted to Competition 2 of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund.

Funding requests
  Number received Amount requested
Total Average

LOI

51

$3,007,095,135

$58,962,650

Institutional Strategy (Part A)

51

$310,006,797

$6,078,565

Scientific Strategy (Part B)

51

$2,697,088,338

$52,884,085


Alignment with Science, Technology and Innovation priority research areas
  Number of LOI per priority area*

Environment and Agriculture

28

54.90%

Health and Related Life Sciences

23

45.10%

Natural Resources and Energy

24

47.06%

Information and Communications Technologies (ICT)

27

52.94%

Advanced Manufacturing (AM)

21

41.18%

* Includes primary and secondary priority areas


Number of LOIs per review panel
Priority area Number of LOIs

Environment and Agriculture

15

Health and Related Life Sciences

11

Natural Resources and Energy

10

Information and Communications Technologies (ICT)*

7

Advanced Manufacturing (AM)*

8

* LOIs that fall under the ICT and AM priority areas were grouped together and reviewed by the same panel.