Funding Opportunities

Collaboration Fund

The Matrix Institute is offering a collaboration fund for supporting activities whose interests align with Matrix research areas. The idea is to support activities that foster collaboration and advance Matrix- related research projects. As this is the first such program for Matrix, we ask for your patience as we resolve any issues that may arise.


  • Broaden collaborative research among Matrix discipline
  • Expose students to Matrix research faculty
  • Expand the scope of research on Matrix-affiliated topics at UVic

Criteria and Process

Please refer to the program guidelines.

Example ideas

  • Organize a day-long, cross-campus collaboration meeting.
  • Fund industry visit for researchers, or vice versa.
  • Fund outreach activities with local school groups.
  • Support for hosting a visiting researcher by paying travel costs.
  • Fund access to Matrix-related datasets, software, equipment.
  • Note: student travel support will be considered in a separate call.

Collaboration Fund Announcement

Collaboration Fund Guidelines