To: Office(s) of Research at Ontario Universities, Colleges, NSERC Liaison Officials and Ontario Academia involved in transportation research:
For information, guidelines and forms on the Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s 2013 Highway Infrastructure Innovation Funding Program (HIIFP) please refer to the attachments included in the blog email notice.
The Highway Infrastructure Innovation Funding Program funds research at Ontario colleges and universities to encourage applied research in transportation infrastructure in Ontario. This program solicits innovations from Institutions to assist the Ministry in meeting our current and future challenges, and to encourage undergraduate and graduate research in transportation and infrastructure engineering.
The HIIFP challenges Ontario's academic community to contribute to transportation infrastructure solutions in a number of areas including traffic operations, intelligent transportation systems, engineering materials, highway design, environmental, geomatics, bridges, construction and maintenance.
The deadline for applications is Wednesday March 6, 2013 - 2:30 pm.
Please contact me at your convenience should you have any questions regarding the program.
Finlay S. Buchanan, BSc (Agr), MSc
Coordinator, Research and Innovation, Executive Director's Office - Asset Management
Provincial Highways Management Division
Ministry of Transportation
2nd Floor, 301 St. Paul Street
St. Catharines, ON L2R 7R4