Alberta Innovates

Alberta Innovates SPOR Graduate Studentship

The Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit (AbSPORU) and Alberta Health Services’ SCN teams are working to create impact for Alberta patients, families, and communities through research that creates improvements in health care and supports better outcomes. Applicants to the October 2017 Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship competition are invited to partner with SCN’s for their research project.

Graduate students wishing to partner with the Seniors Health SCN on a project aligned with our priority areas can direct their 1 pg project proposal to the attention of by September 15, 2017.

Health Research New Investigator Award

Value & Term

Up to a maximum of $1,000,000 over 5 years with the possibility of a 2 year maximum extension.

NOTICE: The September 2016 competition for the AI Health Research New Investigator Award competition is deferred. We currently anticipate a Fall 2017 deadline.

Alberta Innovates has developed this program in collaboration with our university partners to support the recruitment of outstanding junior researchers in key priority areas of health research. Funding for this award was transitioned from the already successful Translational Health Chairs program.

For more information, please email Reg Joseph or see the website.

Submission deadline: TBD

Postgraduate Fellowship

The Postgraduate Fellowship provides support for individuals to pursue postgraduate health-related research at an Alberta university.

Value & Term: $50,000 per year, and a research and career development allowance of $5,000 per year for up to 3 years.

Important: Please review the AI Training and Early Career Development Opportunity Postgraduate Fellowship Program Guide before applying.

For more information, click HERE.

CRIO: Collaborative Research and Innovation Opportunities

We support collaborative research in priority areas for Alberta that engages knowledge-/end-users, produces new knowledge, and helps translate knowledge to improve health and the healthcare system.

Click here to find out more

Industry Partnered Translational Research Fund

Our industry partnerships support research and innovation in shared priority areas that show a strong likelihood of technology transfer and commercialization into products, tools, therapies and services to address needs in the health system.

Click here to find out more

Translational Health Chairs Program

A partnership with Alberta’s Comprehensive Academic and Research Institutions to recruit translational health leadership in priority areas to improve health and the health system.

Click here to find out more


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