Competition statistics



2022 Competition statistics—Letter of Intent stage

The following tables display statistics on the letters of intent (LOIs) submitted to the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) 2022 competition.

Funding requests
  Number received Amount requested
Total Average

LOI

33

$3,560,634,757.00

$107,898,022.94


Alignment with Science, Technology and Innovation Priorities for the Canada Excellence Research Chairs Program and the Canada First Research Excellence Fund
  Number of LOIs per challenge area*

Healthy Canadians

15

45.45%

Innovative and Resilient Communities

22

66.67%

Sustainable Food Systems

6

18.18%

Clean and Resource-Rich Canada

19

57.58%

Technologically Advanced Canada

23

69.70%

* Includes all selected challenge areas.