The Institutional Programs Office also supports researchers applying for funding through the Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacifiCan) or transitioning to UBC for major appointments such as Canada Excellence Research Chairs.
The IPO also provides strategic support for other major appointments and large scale initiatives at the university.
Funding through Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacifiCan)
The Institutional Programs Office coordinates all proposals and applications to Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacifiCan) on behalf of UBC researchers.
Canada Excellence Research Chairs
The Canada Excellence Research Chairs program attracts top research talent from abroad to Canada and provides up to $10 million over seven years for each chair and their research teams.
Canada 150 Research Chairs
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canada's confederation, the Government of Canada created the Canada 150 (C150) Research Chairs program to attract and retain top-tier international scholars, including Canadian expatriates, to Canada.