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CIHR/SickKids Foundation New Investigator Grants
Deadline: TBD (due to COVID-19, grant deadline has been postponed)
$300,000 over 3 years for biomedical, clinical, health systems, population or public health research that will improve the lives of Canadian children. The PI must within 5 years of their first academic appointment. Details.
Health Systems Research Initiative Call 7: Providing evidence to strengthen health systems in low and middle income countries
Deadline for Foundation Grants: May 28, 2020
£200,000 over 2 years in support of early phase discovery and translation research. The purpose of this call is to generate evidence on the structure and dynamics of health systems & how to strengthen and improve health systems for people living in LMICs. PIs can be based either in an academic or non-profit research institution in an LMIC or the UK. Details.
Operating Grants for Early Career Investigators in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health (CIHR)
Deadline to register: July 2, 2020
Application due: August 6, 2020
The Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health is accepting proposals in maternal, reproductive, child, and youth health, including one proposal jointly supported by the Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction. These will provide CAD $105,000 over 3 years for Canadian investigators who have held their position for less than 5 years. Details.
NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Deadline: before June 1, 2020
$50,000 over 1 year to support the exchange of research results and expertise between academic researchers and non-academic partners, on questions and issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The primary applicant must be a Canadian investigator with an active peer-reviewed grant from NSERC. Details.
National Research Council of Canada: The Pandemic Response Challenge Program
The NRC is receiving $15M to build research teams that support research and development focused on COVID-19-related needs, including detection and diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccine development, and digital health. The NRC will build these teams drawing on internal-to-government capacity and Canadian and international researchers from academic institutions or relevant firms who register in the program. Registration now open, more details to be announced shortly. Details.
Digital Technology Supercluster COVID-19 Program
Deadline: submissions ongoing
Associates and Members of Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster (including UBC) are invited to submit proposals focused on technology solutions addressing health systems, community health, diagnostics and therapeutics, and our capacity to respond to and manage COVID-19 and potential future pandemics. Details.
Saving infants’ lives in Malawi: New BC Children’s Hospital project aims to improve diagnosis and care for sepsis
Sepsis is challenging to treat in any circumstance and kills more than 1 million infants every year worldwide, mostly in low- and middle- income countries with limited health care resources.