NSERC and CIHR faculty are eligible to submit joint
applications in health research. The Collaborative Health Research Project
grants are intended to support science research with health applications.
The program requires collaborations, so a research
meeting will be held to facilitate these connections and to generate potential
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The program has 4 key
1. Translate research results to end users
– the work must be applied. Long-term research programs will not be
supported. Research programs are supported in Discovery Grants and
Standard Operating Grants.
2. Collaboration between NSERC and CIHR
communities – The projects are intended to foster research collaborations
between science, engineering and health
3. Advancement of interdisciplinary research
for the health of Canadians – The collaborations are expected to produce
health benefits in Canada.
4. Training of Highly Qualified People –
Mentorship is a key component of all NSERC and CIHR programs. Ideas,
techniques and even technologies are often best transferred through the graduate
students and post doctoral fellows that participate in research
The CHRP has two associated deadlines: 1) a letter of
intent due May 1, 2006; and 2) selected researchers will be invited to submit
full proposals due October 2, 2006.
Details of the program are available at the NSERC
website. Follow the “Professors” tab for “Grants Programs”, or follow the
Please contact Tom Porter, Natural Science and
Engineering Research Facilitator (966-1317) or Tom Graham, Health Research