MSFHR’s Convening & Collaborating (C2) Program provides funding for teams of health researchers and research users to build capacity for knowledge exchange and promote the use of research evidence in practice, policy and further research.

C2 awards are part of MSFHR's refreshed suite of programs, designed in response to specific needs identified through conversations with key stakeholders. This program was created to foster collaboration between researchers and research users, and advance MSFHR's goal of increasing BC's knowledge translation capacity.

The C2 Program:

  • Brings health researchers and research users together to plan or co-develop shared activities (e.g., stakeholder consultations, public engagement or co-development of research or methodologies).
  • Encourages the use of research evidence in practice, policy and further research through the exchange of knowledge.
  • Supports planning and carrying out of work through team planning and interaction.
  • Award term: up to 12 months.

The 2019 C2 competition is scheduled to open for applications in April 2019.
2018 competition information is available here.

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