LEF/NIF 2011 Competition
About the Leading Edge and New Initiatives Funds
The Leading Edge (LEF) and New Initiatives Funds (NIF) are major infrastructure funding competitions seeking innovative and transformative infrastructure projects covering the full spectrum of research and development activities.
The LEF focuses on activities that depend on the results of past CFI investments whereas the NIF focuses on promising innovative research that does not build on past CFI investments.
Competitions are launched every two to three years.