Samuel-De-Champlain Call for proposals

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A program to promote international mobility of researchers and students involved in Franco-Quebec research projects. Application deadline: September 28, 2014.

Supported by the CPCFQ (Commission permanente de coopération franco-québécoise), the Samuel-De-Champlain Program promotes Franco-Quebec cooperation projects in the field of research, science and technology while ensuring the complementarity of expertise on the priority themes identified by both governments.

Launched every two years, 2015-2016 Call for proposals covers the following topics:

  1. Renewable Energy, transportation electrification and development of technologies related to smart grids.
  2. Personalized health care, including genomics. Projects integrating product development more suited and effective according to the genetic profile of each individual.
  3. Research in connection with the Northern Territory.
  4. Creation-Research. Projects led by researchers working in complementarity with creative industries or who help build links between art, technology, science and society.
Mobility support particularly promoted of researchers and students, remains an extra funding which does not replace that granted by other institutions.

You can find all useful information (only available in French) on the website of the General Consulate of France in Quebec or the page of the Samuel-De-Champlain program on the website of the Ministry of International Relations and Francophonie.