The Institutional Programs Office (IPO) provides administrative and strategic support of major research projects. This includes major infrastructure awards and other research initiatives.
The IPO manages the full cycle of major federal, provincial and regional research awards. These typically include awards offered by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), British Columbia Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF) and Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacifiCan). Other awards the IPO has managed include large scale institutional research projects such as the Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC), the Canada 150 programs (C150) and the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE).
The IPO services available to the UBC community are summarized below.