Information for researchers: Current co-funding opportunities

MSFHR is proud to partner with leading organizations from BC, Canada, and around the world to nurture BC research talent, and advance new treatments and cures.

The organizations below are currently seeking opportunities to co-fund research through MSFHR's 2017 award competitions.

Partner Award types Priority keywords
AGE-WELL NCE Innovation to Commercialization Award Aging; Elderly; Frail elderly; Interdisciplinary; Knowledge mobilization; Old age; Older adults; Seniors; Transdisciplinary
AllerGen Trainee Award Allergic disease; Allergy; Anaphylaxis; Asthma; CHILD study 
BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Reach Award  
BC Children's Hospital Research Institute Trainee Award BCCHR is interested in supporting a post-doctoral fellow working with a BCCHR investigator located at the BC Children’s Hospital Oak Street campus
BC Schizophrenia Society Foundation Trainee Award Psychosis; Schizophrenia
Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging Trainee Award CCNA is interested in supporting a Post-Doctoral Fellow working with a CCNA Investigator on a CCNA project
Kids Brain Health Network  Innovation to Commercialization Award Brain development; Impact; Translation
Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation Trainee Award Complementary and alternative cancer treatment; Investigation and support of complementary and alternative medicine, particularly in the treatment of cancer
Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation Scholar AwardTrainee Award Alzheimer's; Dementia
Parkinson Society British Columbia Scholar AwardTrainee AwardHealth Professional InvestigatorInnovation to Commercialization Award Movement disorder; Parkinson’s disease
Providence Health Care Research Institute Health Professional Investigator Award


Scholar Award
Airway epithelium; Epigenomic; Genomic; HIV-COPD;  Microbiome; Transcriptomics

Clinical trials; Health economics; Health services research; Mental health; Patient reported outcomes; Policy
Rick Hansen Institute Innovation to Commercialization Award


Trainee Award
Neurorecovery; Pain; Pressure ulcers; Spinal cord injury; Urinary tract infections

Cardiovascular; Spinal cord injury; Translational research
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Trainee Award  

If you are a BC researcher who has already applied for an MSFHR award and would like to be considered for co-funding, please email the partnerships team including:

  • Your application reference
  • The award you have applied for
  • The co-funding opportunity you are interested in
  • The title of your proposed research and a short description of the project.

If you are a BC researcher who is thinking of applying for an MSFHR award and is interested in co-funding, please ensure your application includes relevant keywords. See our current funding opportunities page for awards that are open for applications.