Awards $15 000 Mitacs (July 2014): Development of neurofeedback algorithms supporting concentration and subjective well-being $125 000 NSERC Discovery (May 2014): Working memory as a mechanism underlying transfer and maintenance of skills acquired through music training. $140 000 Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation, Early Researcher Award (May 2014): SmarterKids Music Based Training for Children with Specific Language Impairment. $74 800 Ontario Centres of Excellence: Market Readiness Program (2013): Smart Aging Brain Training. $111 116 Canada Foundation for Innovation (2014): Augmentation of neurorehablitation training using targeted brain stimulation. (PI: J. Meltzer, Collaborator: S. Moreno). $76 025 Centre for Stroke Recovery (2013): Examining the benefits of the spacing effect to memory rehabilitation and neural organization in stroke patients. (PI: S. Rosenbaum, Trainee: A. Kim, Collaborator: S. Moreno). $238 640 National Institute of Health (NIH), (2013): Cognitive and Language Development in Bilingual Children: Mechanisms, Limitations. (PI: E. Bialystok, Collaborator: S. Moreno). $1 800 000 The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) (2012-2014): Cognitively positive games for kids. $23 951 NSERC Engage (2013): Enhancing productivity in the workplace: Optimizing learning and retention using principles from memory research. (PI: S. Rosenbaum, Trainee: A. Kim, Collaborator: S. Moreno). $17 250 The GRAMMY Foundation (2012): Effects of musical training on the behavioral and neurophysiological speech processing in older adults. (PI: G. Bidelman, Collaborator: S. Moreno). $24 300 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Engage Grant (2012): Cognitive correlates of EEG signals recorded by the InteraXon brain-computer interface. $49 900 Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Catalyst Grant (2011): Effects of normal aging on brain networks over the time course of working memory processing: a simultaneous EEG/fMRI study. (PI: E. Bialystok, Collaborator: S. Moreno). $114 000 Ontario Centres of Excellence: Market Readiness Program (2010): MusIQkids - Commercial development of the SmarterKids training game with integrated analytical tool (Rank 1): $57 000Ontario Centres of Excellence $57 000MusIQkids Corporation (industry partner) $115 000 Precarn Industrial Technology-Gap (T-GAP) Assistance Program (2009): Educational software game for brain development. $173 800 Ontario Centres of Excellence: Market Readiness Program (2009): MusIQkids – Beta prototype development of the SmarterKids training software: $42 500Ontario Centres of Excellence $42 500 MusIQkids Corporation (industry partner) $88 800 George Brown College Research Division $10 000 College Ontario Network for Industry Innovation (CONII), Institutional Proof of Principle (IPoP) Grant (2009): SmarterKids training. $10 000 MaRS Business Mentorship and Entrepreneurship Program (BMEP), Business Advisory Services Program (2009): Intellectual property strategy for SmarterKids training. $50 000 Technology Transfer Toronto (TTT) – Ontario Research Commercialization Grant, Ministry of Research and Innovations (2008): Combining musical training through VMI and MusIQkids learning software (Rank 1). $24 000 Medical Technologies Research and Commercialization Collaborative - Intellectual Property Mobilization Program (2008): Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Pre-commercialization of the VMITM Virtual Music Instrument and SmarterKids training. (PI: T. Chau, Collaborator: S. Moreno). $5 000 Fellowship Award Institute Point Carré in Mathematics (2005): Signal processing tools in brain imaging. 54 000 euros ($84 500) PhD Fellowship Award French Ministry of Research Grant (2003): Advanced musical technology.