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Early Career Women Scientists Fellowship - Industry or private sector organizations for collaboration

Examples of appropriate industry or private sector organizations for collaboration

A distinct feature of the ECWS fellowship is to promote research collaboration between academic scientists and industry to develop innovations for more inclusive economies and societies.

Please find below a list of the type of industrial or private sector organizations that you may wish to collaborate with:

  • A private-sector, for-profit organization that is doing Research and Development (R&D)
  • A private-sector, for-profit organization that is doing R&D and is not incorporated, but is wholly owned  by one of the ECWS eligible countries
  • A utility or hydro company in one of the ECWS eligible countries
  • A start-up/spinoff company in one of the ECWS eligible countries with its own research facilities and technical staff that are separate from the university
  • A foreign company in one of the ECWS eligible countries (as long as sufficient opportunities will be provided for interaction between the fellow and the company)
  • An organization that represents a group in one of the ECWS eligible countries enterprises or producers  (federations of industries, chamber of commerce) 
  • Consulting firms, engineering firms and other enterprises in one of the ECWS eligible countries that do not have production facilities 
  • A government-owned organization in one of the ECWS eligible countries, operating as a regular for-profit enterprise, or on a cost-recovery basis
  • A not-for-profit organization based in one of the ECWS eligible countries
  • A social enterprise based in one of the ECWS eligible countries

The above list has been adapted from http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/NSERC-CRSNG/eligibility-admissibilite/org-org_eng.asp