The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) have announced the launch of the Project Grant: Fall 2017 competition.
CIHR’s Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes. It supports projects with a specific purpose and a defined endpoint.
Amount: commensurate with need – expected to vary by research field, research approach, and scope of project activities
REGISTRATION in ResearchNet (Mandatory): August 15, 2017, by/before 8PM. (Registrations go directly to CIHR. NOTE: You must identify your preferred Review Panel(s) at the Registration stage)
Application available: August 16, 2017
Faculty Research Office: September 1, 2017
Research Services: September 8, 2017, by/before 5PM. (Submit ROLA proposals for e-approvals, and PDF copies of applications (drafts accepted) to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Final applications (in ResearchNet): September 15, 2017 by/before 2PM. (The applications route first to Research Services. Research Services does the final submission to CIHR.)
Funding start date: April 1, 2018
Changes have been made as a first step to improving the Project Grant competition. More details…
Upcoming webinars: To support this funding opportunity, CIHR will be holding a series of Question and Answer webinars on the Project Grant: Fall 2017 application. Webinars will start on Thursday, July 20 and will provide participants with a brief overview of recent changes and an opportunity to ask questions. For more information and to register, please visit the CIHR Webinars page.
Eligibility: Open to applicants in all areas of health research that are aligned with the CIHR mandate: “To excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health for Canadians, more effective health services and products and a strengthened Canadian health care system”.