February 16, 2018


Funding Opportunities


Primary Health Care Integration Network Literature Review Grant

The Primary Health Care Integration Network (PHCIN) is pleased to announce a call for applicants for the 2018 PHCIN Literature Review Grant. Please find the application information attached. This opportunity will also be posted on the Alberta Health Services website (see Funding Opportunities) in the coming week.

Deadline: March 2, 2018


CABHI and Israel Innovation Authority logos

The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) is excited to launch the third round of its Industry Innovation Partnership Program (I2P2). CABHI is inviting companies from around the world to apply! Gain access to the North American market, trial your innovative solutions with leading seniors’ care organizations from across North America, and leverage up to $500,000 CAD in matching-fund support from CABHI. In total, up to $3 million CAD in funding is available for solution testing and validation. View the program information page for more information or register for one of CABHI’s webinars taking place on February 21 or 23 to learn more about how to apply.

Deadline: March 12, 2018

For more information, click HERE.


Operating Grant – JPND 2018: Multinational research projects on Health and Social Care for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Research Areas
Proposals submitted under this call may include, but are not limited to, the following types of research:

  • Care pathways and services using the potential of patient involvement
  • Factors influencing progression and prognosis of disease
  • Outcome measures for patients and their informal careers
  • Palliative care of patients
  • Cost-effectiveness and affordability of interventions including ethical concerns

The following neurodegenerative diseases are included in the call:

  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Parkinson’s disease and PD-related disorders
  • Prion diseases
  • Motor neuron diseases
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA)
  • Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

Funds Available
The total amount available for the Canadian component of this funding opportunity is CAD $700,000, enough to fund approximately 2 grants. The maximum amount per grant is CAD $116,666 per year for up to three years.

Deadline: June 25, 2018

For more information, click HERE.


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Important Announcements


MSI Foundation Board of Trustees

Competition #: 525
Ministry: Health
Opening Date: 02/16/2018
Closing Date: 03/11/2018
Role: Board of Trustee Members (3)

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity that adds value to the everyday life of Albertans, while also serving to expand your network and build on your experience? If so, the M.S.I. Foundation Board of Trustees (board) may be the right fit for you. As a member of the board, you will have the opportunity to identify research funding calls and be involved in allocating funding through the M.S.I. Foundation’s endowment.

The Minister of Health is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving as a member of the M.S.I. Foundation Board of Trustees. Three positions are available, one of which will be designated as chair.

The board schedules in-person meetings in Edmonton twice a year, with teleconference meetings as required.

For more information, click HERE.