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Ericsson Canada Request for Proposal – ICT and Networked Society

Notice: Faculty members who are planning to apply for funding are encouraged to login to the My Research Application (MRA) on-line system well in advance of the submission deadline to ensure that there are no problems with your login credentials. The system utilizes your UTORid credentials. The information in the on-line form will be automatically routed to the appropriate internal approvers for review and endorsement. If you encounter problems, please consult the My Research - Application User Guide for additional information or contact the RAISE help desk (416-946-5000, RAISE@utoronto.ca).



Ericsson Canada Inc. hereby has the pleasure of inviting researchers from our institution to participate in an Ericsson Request for Research Proposal that could award research amounts of $50,000.00 for those projects that are selected.

In order for a proposal to be considered, your institution must review and materially agree to the terms and conditions as set out in the enclosed “University (NSERC) template “agreement document. This template has already been approved by the NSERC funding agency and would enable the awarded researcher to apply for NSERC or MITACS funding programs should she or he so wish.

Invite letter_Research Project Proposals_2018 Please find an Invitation Letter containing information related to how to log on to the Ericsson eSourcing tool, answer the RFP (Request for Proposal), add and download attachments and how to print reports and general information. Please ensure that you read the content of this carefully.

For your information, you are receiving this invitation from the Ericsson GSSO, Global Sourcing Support Office, located in Bucharest, Romania which is based on a request from the Ericsson local business unit. The GSSO’s responsibility is to manage Ericsson eSourcing (eRfx) events. For each event there is a local responsible Sourcing Manager whose contact information can be found in the enclosed invitation letter.

Event name: Research Project Proposals_RFP_Canada_November2017_GSSO

In order to have access in the tool please send an email to Marina Sperlea (marina.larisa.sperlea@ericsson.com) with the following information: She will create an account and provide you the link for the event.


Name of the University Contact name email phone

Please note that the event will be available between the following dates:

RFP Issuance November 3rd, 2017
RFP Questions Deadline November  30th 2017
Ericsson Reply to Questions Deadline December 8th, 2017
RFP Proposal Submission Deadline December 15th, 2017
Estimated RFP Response Review Period by Ericsson December 15th to Jan 15th, 2018
Estimated Final Decision Made and Research Project Selected January 2018

From today until November 30th 2017 (RFP Proposal Submission Deadline) researchers that have indicated interest in submitting a proposal are encouraged to communicate and openly discuss with Ericsson on the scope(title) of their intended research proposal.

For those researchers that have had no known contact with Ericsson, they are welcome to contact:

For any question about the use of eSourcing tool, please do not hesitate to contact.

Pierre Boucher
Head of Research and Innovation


8275 route Transcanadienne.
Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada H4S 0B6
Phone +1 514 379 7267

Kindly confirm that you have received this invitation and your intention to participate by sending a confirmation mail to me no later than Nov 30th, EOB.




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