The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

CNSC Innovation Grant

COMP has an agreement with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to fund one or more Innovation Grants to enhance the safe use of ionizing radiation in medicine.  

The intent of the program is to support the development of innovative tools that address radiation safety and security issues.  Examples include:

  • Software systems to facilitate quality control of safety systems
  • Tools to enable consistent and comprehensive equipment service logging
  • Tools to enable sharing of quality control and equipment data
  • Professional development/educational tools including the development of resources related to radiation safety training

2021 Innovation Grant Competition 

The current Innovation Grant competition has $16,000 available to fund one or more successful projects.

Download the application package.

Important dates:

  • Grant application launch - 8 October 2021
  • Application submission deadline - 5 November 2021
  • Results announced - 10 December 2021
  • Funds released - 23 December 2021 and 23 March 2022

Questions or to apply:

Applications must be submitted by email to by 5:00 PM EST on 5 November 2021



COMP/OCPM Commentary on the CNSC Nuclear Substances Report 2014


Radiation Safety Officer (RSO)

Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances

Radiotherapy Licensing:

Certification of Class II Prescribed Equipment:

Nuclear Medicine