There is a two-stage application process for the Collaborate to Innovate Collaborative Research Projects:

1. SMEs submit a brief application (The Initial SME Application) to determine a) their eligibility, and b) whether they need to undergo matchmaking. Applications open on September 28, 2016 and will close on October 21, 2016. Please click here to find out more information and to apply.

2. The SME and matched academic group submit the Final CRP Application to the project’s CRP approval board by January 15, 2017. Details will be made available on this website.

The image below depicts the timeline of the application process:

C2N timeline

Please contact Riam Kanso, Programme Manager of Collaborate to Innovate at for any queries.