The CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH), the CIHR Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH), and the CIHR Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health, and Addiction (INMHA), in partnership with Canadian Cancer Society are launching a one-year catalyst grant opportunity to provide funding for research aimed at further understanding the health effects of vaping.
- The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $2,700,000, enough to fund approximately 27 grants. This amount may increase if additional funding partners participate.
- The maximum amount per grant is $100,000 per year for up to 1 year.
This funding opportunity will support projects relevant to the following research areas:
- Youth vaping of nicotine, cannabinoid extracts, THC, and other compounds
- Short and/or long-term health effects of vaping (including lung injury in youth and/or adults)
- Behaviours and associated health and social impacts of vaping product use (youth and/or adults)
- Mental health, addiction and dependence in the context of vaping (youth and/or adults)
- Vaping policy issues related to youth and/or adults
- Vaping and oral health (youth and/or adults)
- Other areas related to the health consequences of vaping in youth and/or adults
Registration deadline: March 25, 2020
Application deadline: May 20, 2020
Funding start date: September 1, 2020
More information is available on ResearchNet.