CIHR Project Grant Fall 2017

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
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”.

All additional inquiries about this funding opportunity or webinars should be directed to the CIHR Contact Centre at

More information and access to applications (on ResearchNet)…

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Kueneman, Karen
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