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

Grant Amount: STIPEND UP TO $30K FOR 2 YRS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Feb 08, 2012
Sponsor's: Feb 15, 2012

Subject Areas: Health Research, Mba
Description: CIHR's Science to Business (S2B) program is designed to encourage individuals with PhDs in a health related field to pursue an MBA. It is anticipated that successful applicants to the program will go on to apply their management and scientific expertise by pursuing careers in fields that support commercialization and innovation in Canada such as management, regulatory affairs, finance, research, technology transfer, and public policy. The goal of this program is to develop a cadre of professionals knowledgeable in health research and management, and to foster an entrepreneurial culture within and around the research community.

Application Details:

The Nominated Principal Applicant must: b.Have targeted an MBA program in Canada to which they have applied or are planning to apply with a program start date between January 1st of the year they apply to the Science to business program and July 1st of the following year; Have obtained a PhD in a health-related field. Applicants who are expecting to receive a PhD after the application deadline may apply, however, the award will be contingent upon receipt of a confirmation of completion of all requirements of the PhD program. To be considered eligible, the applicant must provide a justification that the PhD topic of research was relevant to one or more of the CIHR areas of research.

The application process for this funding opportunity is comprised of one step: Application. ?Your Application will be submitted using ResearchNet. Scan and upload the signed signature pages including the routing slip in the Print/Upload Signature Pages task in ResearchNet prior to submitting your application. ?Sponsor letters (submitted in the original signed sealed envelope) must be sent to CIHR courier-stamped by the deadline date to: RE: "Science to Business (S2B) Program" Research Capacity Development. Please see program guidelines for greater detail.


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: Russelo,Theresa M

Sponsor Contacts:

160 Elgin Street, 9th Floor
Address Locator 4809A
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
613 941-2672