Innovations to Improve Livestock Vaccines Research Grants

Canada’s International Development Research Center calls for proposals to support novel ideas or pre-existing innovations to respond to the challenges of existing livestock vaccines in Sub-Saharan Africa and South and Southeast Asia. The research should focus on vaccine improvement for one or more of the eligible livestock diseases identified in the announcement. Eligibility to participate in the call for proposals extends to applicants from research-focused organizations in the private sector, academia, and research institutes anywhere in the world. The program will fund up to six research projects at a maximum of CA$1 million each.

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March 21st, 2017

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30 months

Eligibility Details

  • The proposed research must focus on vaccine improvement for one or more of the eligible livestock diseases of the LVIF as specified in Annex 1.
  • Applicants from academia, private and public sector organizations with a strong research focus are eligible for this global call.
  • Applicants from the United Nations system cannot apply to this Call as lead or co-applicants. UN organizations may participate as collaborating organizations.
  • Applicants from CGIAR Centres are not eligible as a lead applicant but are eligible as co-applicants or collaborating organizations.
  • The lead applicant and co-applicants may negotiate and develop funding arrangements directly with third-party organizations for specific services. IDRC will not contract directly with third-party organizations. Applications that involve third-party organizations must clearly justify their involvement and explain their role(s). The total third-party participation in a project is set at a maximum of 30% of the budget.
  • A person cannot be the lead applicant for more than one project. At most, a person can apply as the lead applicant for one project and be a co-applicant for two additional projects. 

Application Guidance

All applications must be submitted through an online application system by March 21, 2017 at 12:00pm ETD. Proposals received after the submission deadline WILL NOT be considered. ​Applications can be submitted in either English or French.