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CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health

Overview

This new funding opportunity is part of the Government of Canada's continued rapid response to address the health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will enable rapid and timely research responsive to the current phase of COVID-19 pandemic in Canada and around the globe.

Funding will support clinical trials, observational studies, implementation science or other relevant study designs to scale-up promising existing projects, reorient current research, or initiate new rapid response research to address COVID-19 in the identified research areas that include understanding the safety, efficacy, effectiveness, ethics, and implementation of:

  • vaccines, diagnostics, or therapeutics;

  • clinical management and health system interventions; and

  • social, policy, and public health responses and related indirect consequences.

Anticipated Timeline

Application Deadline: May 11, 2020
Anticipated Notice of Decision: June 2, 2020
Funding Start Date: May 1, 2020
 

Funds Available

Approximately $107.9M of funding is available.
The maximum amount per grant that can be requested for clinical trial research is $5,000,000 over 1 year.
The maximum amount per grant that can be requested for all other types of research is $2,500,000 over 1 year.

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Peer Reviewer Recruitment

Given the urgency of this funding competition, recruitment for peer reviewers will begin immediately. If you are interested and available to volunteer as a peer reviewer, please reach out to CIHR immediately at EHTRF-FRNMS@cihr-irsc.gc.ca. We thank applicants and peer reviewers in advance for their flexibility and understanding with respect to the need for this expedited process.
 

Linkage Tool

CIHR is providing a linkage tool that is intended to facilitate connections and collaborations (domestically and internationally) should there be interest.
If you would like to use this tool, please complete a short form. The information you provide will appear on a public CIHR web page.
 

Contact

For all inquiries, please contact EHTRF-FRNMS@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

 

 

Agency Name: 
CIHR
Contact Name: 
Penny D'Agnone
Grant Location: 
External
External Deadline: 
Monday, May 11, 2020
Internal Deadline: 
Monday, May 4, 2020
Grant Type: 
Research
Grant Area: 
Health
Natural Science
Grant Eligibility: 
Faculty
Students
Postdoc
Other