Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
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Grant Amount: $75,000 FOR 12 MONTHS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Oct 20, 2017
Sponsor's: Oct 27, 2017

Subject Areas:

The New Ideas Grant will support projects at the discovery level in the area of stem cell and regenerative medicine research with a goal to foster cutting-edge research in stem cell biology and/or technology. The project can target areas including but not limited to: basic molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying stem cell properties and behaviours; stem cell or reprogrammed cell-based in vitro models to gain insight into disease mechanisms; or stem cell or reprogrammed cell studies leading to novel therapies. There must be clear evidence of achievable short-term goals leading to a long-term goal for clinical or commercial activities.

The New Ideas Grants are up to $75,000 CDN in value for twelve months (April 1/18 to Mar 31/19). Projects will need to be completed (and funds spent) within the period indicated above.

Application Details: Applicants must be OIRM MembersFull grant applications are due Friday, October 27th 2017, 5:00 pm EST to Please read the complete grant guidelines on the sponsor website.
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:

Sponsor Contacts:

1110 - 160 College Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada