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

Grant Amount: UP TO $75K FOR ONE YEAR
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Feb 03, 2017
Sponsor's: Feb 10, 2017

Subject Areas: Innovation, Diagnosis, Blood Cancer

The Leukemia &Lymphoma Society of Canada is proud to announce the launch of the New Idea Award, a grant program designed to identify novel research strategies with a potential for high impact on blood cancer. Specifically, this program supports the initial exploration of untested but potentially transformative ideas that challenge our knowledge of blood cancer or the manner in which we approach diagnosis or treatment. Competitive proposals will describe ideas that take the investigator?s research in a substantially new direction, and thus preliminary data is not required.

The goal of this program is to advance novel concepts that may eventually lead to significant improvements in the clinical outcomes of patients with hematological malignancies. Grants will support initial exploration of untested but potentially transformative ideas that may radically change the way we treat or understand blood cancer. In addition to applications from blood cancer researchers, we strongly encourage applications from those with expertise outside of blood cancer, with the goal of stimulating new research. In order to receive such an award, applicants must succinctly describe as one aim the innovative idea/approach and a method for testing it within the one year grant period.

Application Details:

Investigators in academic laboratories are eligible to apply. Researchers in any field are encouraged to apply, but the proposal must directly address blood cancer. Investigators must demonstrate that their research environment is equipped and suitable for the proposed study; this includes demonstrated access to patient materials, where applicable. Collaboration between multiple investigators to strengthen the proposed research will be considered favorably, but is not a requirement. Applicants must have a faculty appointment at a Canadian university to qualify for funding. Applicants should hold a Ph.D., M.D., D.V.M. or equivalent degree.

All application processes must be completed using our grants management website ( Please see sponsor guidelines for all criteria


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: Moxey,Laura
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

2 Lansing Square, Suite 804
TORONTO, Ontario, Canada
877 668-8326