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

Grant Amount: ~$75,000 FOR ONE YEAR
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: N/A
Sponsor's: N/A

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SCN will commit $2M towards the Stem Cell Drug Discovery programs to complement the Network?s multifaceted research portfolio by providing funding and resources for Canadian Investigators to identify compounds that modulate stem cell function with potential clinical applications. The aim of these programs is to accelerate the identification of novel druglike molecules which biotech and biopharmaceutical industry would further develop to address unmet medical needs.

There are various competitions throughout the year. Please visit SCN Website for full details. To obtain an application form and budget template please select the appropriate sub-category as outlined and download the corresponding form from the SCN web site.

Application Details: To submit a Stem Cell Drug Discovery Grant, an applicant must be eligible to receive grant funding from CIHR, NSERC, or SSHRC. There are no limits to the number of Stem Cell Drug Discovery grant an investigator may hold at anyone time. In order to receive SCN funds, successful applicants must execute a Standard NCE Network Agreement, through which they will become a member of the Stem Cell Network, and take on all of the associated rights and obligations. These obligations include the requirement to provide SCN office with a project report as requested.Deliver completed proposal by e-mail to by midnight (PST) on the due date (see sponsor website for competition schedule). Letters of support can be either included in the application package as PDF files, or sent directly by email to, or sent to SCN office by express mail by the due date.
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: Halbersma,Joseph David

Sponsor Contacts:

451 Smyth Road
Suite 3105
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
613 562-5384