Open and Upcoming Programs – Canada


Open

Transformational Research: Canada 2018

Larger, longer grants (up to $1.5m for up to 3 years) for transformational work based on excellent preliminary data.

Program opens: Currently open
Application deadline: Early 2018 *EXTENDED*specific date to follow.
Award announcement: August 2018

Rapid Response: Canada 2018

Seed funding (up to $200,000 per project for up to 18 months) to provide support for high-risk, high-reward projects that will accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging.

Parkinson’s & Related Diseases (PD, PSP, DLB, MSA, prodromes, vascular contributions to the listed diseases)

Program opens: Currently open
Application deadline: December 2017
Award announcement: June 2018

Early Phase Clinical Trials: Canada

Funding (up to $1.5m for up to 4 years) for clinical trials and/or clinical trial sub-studies with excellent preliminary data.

This program accepts applications on a rolling basis. Applicants may submit an LOI at any time and will be notified of whether to prepare a full Proposal within ~2 months of LOI submission. Please refer to the program details for more information.

Postdoctoral Scholars at Oxford

Provides funding (maximum £57,000 per year in salary + benefits, for 2 years) to exceptional Canadian postdoctoral researchers for international training at the University of Oxford.

This program accepts applications on a rolling basis, until two positions at a time are filled. Please read the program details for more information. All applicants will be notified of the award decision 2 months after their application submission.


Upcoming

Rapid Response: Canada 2018

Alzheimer’s & Related Diseases (AD, FTD, MCI, prodromes, and vascular contributions to the listed diseases)

Program opens: February 2018