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Funding Opportunities

The Centre for Innovation has multiple funding programs open to Canadian researchers interested in pursuing projects focused on Canadian Blood Services research, training and educational priorities.

The Centre for Innovation constantly seeks partners to leverage expertise and funding to deliver innovative funding programs addressing the needs of Canadian Blood Services. For example, currently, the Centre for Innovation is in a partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Institute of Circulatory Health and Respiratory Health, to fund operating grants and new investigator awards.

Current Opportunities

Award Name Award Type Competition Status Next Competition Deadline

BloodTechNet Competition

Educational grant Closed

Winter 2017

Canadian Blood Services / CIHR New Investigator Salary Award

Salary support Closed TBD

Canadian Blood Services / CIHR Operating Grants

Operating Grant

Open October 2016

Graduate Fellowship Program

Fellowship Open November 2016

James Kreppner Award Program

Research Grant ($50,000, one year) Open November 2016

Kenneth J. Fyke Award Program

Research Grant
($100,000, one year)

Open November 2016

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 

Fellowship Closed TBD

Program Support Award for Canadian Transfusion Medicine and Science Research

Program Support
($750,000, 3years)



Summer Research Scholarship Program

Studentship Closed TBD

Transfusion Medicine Residency Fellowship

Fellowship Closed TBD


Contact Information for Funding Opportunities: