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Funding Opportunities

For a full listing of funding opportunities please see the University databases

Lakehead University
Laurentian University

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Northern Ontario

NOAMA Clinical Opportunities Innovation Fund

“The intent of the Clinical Innovation Opportunities Fund is to support physician clinical faculty in the development and implementation of new evidence based enhancements within their clinical practices which positively impact direct patient care.”

NOAMA AFP Innovations Fund

“The AFP Innovation Fund provides funding to support the development of new and innovative approaches in health care delivery, and to support leadership in the dissemination of knowledge across the healthcare system.”

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) Intern

Funding is availalbe for organizations located in Northern Ontario to provide first time full-time employment in a related field to recent university and college graduates. The program will support innovation, economic/community development and capacity building within communities.


Ministry Research Funding Opportunities

Outlines funding opportunities supported by MOHLTC and partners.

Physicians Services Incorporated

“The Foundation’s granting interests are in two areas: education of practising physicians and health research with an emphasis on research relevant to patient care.”


Canadian Foundation for Innovation

“The CFI’s funding architecture is designed to deliver on the CFI’s mandate by meeting the current needs of the research community, its partners and stakeholders. The CFI funding architecture covers the full spectrum of infrastructure: projects to attract a leading researcher; team-led innovative projects that have a structuring effect for an institution or a region; and large-scale national projects.”

Canadian Institution of Health Research

“CIHR provides funding opportunities for four themes of health research: Biomedical, Clinical, Health systems services, Social, cultural, environmental and population health.”

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

“NSERC aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence.”

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

“The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is the federal research funding agency that promotes and supports postsecondary-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences. By focusing on developing Talent, generating Insights and forging Connections across campuses and communities, SSHRC strategically supports world-leading initiatives that reflect a commitment to ensuring a better future for Canada and the world.”

Other Health-related Funding Opportunities

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) ResearchNet

“As the Government of Canada’s health research investment agency, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) supports excellence across all four pillars of health research: biomedical; clinical; health systems services; and population health”

Royal College Awards for Residents and New Investigators

Other Opportunities

“The following list contains a selection of information databases on projects funded by other agencies. Click on the link to access the funding database for the corresponding agency.”