Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant

If your research is in the area of health you may be interested in this funding competition.

Description: The opportunity 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. The best ideas may stem from new, incremental, innovative, and/or high-risk lines of inquiry or knowledge translation approaches.

CIHR Registration: January 1820th, 2016 @ 8PM -Mandatory
Faculty Research Office: February 23, 2016. (If you wish to have feedback on your application allow at least one week.)
Research Development & Services: February 23rd @ 5PM – ROLA proposal and draft application
CIHR Full Applicaton: March 1 @ 2PM

Amount: Unspecified.  However, based on historical modeling, it is expected that most Project grant budget requests will fall within a range of $50K to $750K per annum and the grant durations will range between approximately 1 to 5 years. Project grant funding levels will be commensurate with need, which is expected to vary by research field, research approach, and scope of project activities.

Note: When you submit your Registration in ResearchNet, it will be sent directly to CIHR. When you submit your Full Application in ResearchNet, it will be routed through Western’s Research Development & Services for review and final submission to CIHR.

The Research Western website has a page dedicated to the CIHR Project Scheme 1st Live Pilot where you can find information and links for the competition.

More information and application details…

Please contact Karen Kueneman,, if you plan to apply.

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Kueneman, Karen
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