Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: UP TO $2.9 MILLION OVER 4 YRS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Sep 23, 2021
Sponsor's: Sep 30, 2021

Subject Areas: Mental Health, Cardiovascular Research

Brain Canada and Heart & Stroke are pleased to officially launch the Heart-Brain Connection IMPACT Award, a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, integrative research competition that will investigate the complex interactions between the heart and the brain by leveraging the power of collaboration and innovation in Canada?s research community. This new funding opportunity will bring together researchers across biomedical, clinical, health services, and social, cultural, environmental and population health fields to generate new knowledge and meaningful action that will directly benefit people in Canada.

The IMPACT Team will be comprised of a strong community of researchers, institutions, and disciplines recognizing and adopting an integrative approach to studying heart disease, stroke and vascular cognitive impairment. The NPI and Module PI are encouraged to carefully consider the membership of the Modules as well as the composition of the resulting IMPACT Team to reflect the required multidisciplinary, multi-institution and national scope of the IMPACT Award and the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion.

Application Details: This funding opportunity comprises three phases: Registration, Letter of Intent and Full Application (by invitation only). Feedback will be provided to researchers at the registration stage if their application does not meet criteria so that they may make appropriate changes before submitting a Letter of Intent.The highest ranked LOIs will have been invited to the Full Application stage. The submission dates for the full application and modules have been revised. The new submission dates: modules are due September 16, 2021 and the full NPI application is due September 30, 2021. Details of how to submit the IMPACT Award will be made available in the LOI notification letters and posted on the Heart & Stroke website "For researchers" section.
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: van Tol,Deanne

Sponsor Contacts:

1402-222 Queen Street
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
613 241-4361