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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Surgery Strategic Clinical Network Seed Grant
  • The Surgery SCN is offering pilot funding ($10,000/grant) to support the development of research projects which aim to improve value, efficiency, or quality of surgical care in Alberta through health services research and innovation.
  • Additional information
  • Deadline: May 07, 2018
Secondary Data Use Grant
  • SAGE (Secondary Analysis to Generate Evidence) is offering funding (up to $5,000/grant) to support research projects using data in SAGE.
  • Additional information
  • Deadline: April 27, 2018



Research Projects on Personalized Medicine - Smart Combination of Pre-clinical and Clinical Research
  • The European Research Area (ERA) Network and CIHR are offering funding (up to $450,000 over 3 years) to support projects showing clinical feasibility of personalized medicine.
  • Additional information
  • Webinar: February 12, 2018
  • Deadline (pre-proposal): April 10, 2018