Resources for Clinical Researchers

Funding Opportunities

There are a variety of funding opportunities for clinical health research available at national- (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) and provincial-levels (Alberta Innovates), however, this page is dedicated to highlight new and/or local funding sources that may be less well-known or disseminated. To search a comprehensive database of current funding opportunities, visit the RSO Funding Opportunities Database

Current Opportunities


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Emergency Strategic Clinical Network - Systematic Review Grant 
  • The Emergency SCN is offering funding (up to $15,000/project) to support high quality systematic reviews in the field of emergency medicine.
  • Additional information
  • Deadline: February 12, 2018
  • Contact: Dr. Patrick McLane
Respiratory Health Strategic Clinical Network - Seed Grant
  • The RH SCN is offering seed funding (up to $10,000/project) to support short-term projects in the area of respiratory health.
  • Additional information
  • Deadline: January 15, 2018
  • Contact: Dr. Heather Sharpe
Maternal Newborn Child & Youth Strategic Clinical Network - Seed Grant
  • The MNCY SCN is offering seed funding (up to $15,000/project) to support research focused on innovative approaches to improve health outcomes in Alberta's maternal, newborn, child and/or youth populations.
  • Additional information
  • Deadline: January 8, 2018 (Registration deadline: November 30, 2017)
  • Contact: Dr. Seija Kromm
Government of Alberta Opioid Public Awareness Grant
  • The Ministry of Health (Government of Alberta) is offering grants (up to $100,000/project depending on Tier) to support research focused on raising awareness and communicating with Albertans about the current opioid crisis.
  • Additional information
  • Deadline: December 22, 2017
  • Contact: