The Canadian Cancer Society recently announced a Call for Letters of Intent (LOI) for its Impact Grant program. A summary is provided below.
- To contribute to the scientific idea ‘pipeline’ by supporting significant progression in cancer research programs, from individual investigators or multidisciplinary teams, that are anywhere in the continuum from basic high impact discovery to translational work of direct relevance to the clinic and beyond;
- To support large, well-developed programs in cancer research that have the potential to make a significant impact on the burden of disease in patients and populations.
- To accelerate and focus the knowledge gained from scientific findings, in the short or long term, into outcomes that will significantly advance understanding of cancer and improve scientific knowledge, which will result in optimized patient care, improved cancer treatment or reduced cancer burden.
- To provide funding to support ideas that promote major advancement in research programs, whether at the fundamental discovery stage through to applied research
Up to $250K/year to a maximum of $1.25M per grant
Up to 5 years
Submission of Letter of Intent (LOI) to ORS: March 27, 2018
Submission of LOI to agency: April 10, 2018
Submission of Full application to ORS: August 29, 2018
Submission of Full application (by invitation only) to agency: September 13, 2018
Application guides can be found on the EGrAMS documentation for applicants page.
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