Nine BC health researchers have been funded in MSFHR’s third Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) competition. Each will receive funding to advance their medical treatments, diagnostic tools and assistive technologies towards practical application to improve health outcomes and enrich the health innovation ecosystem in BC.
Applications are now open for the 2019 Innovation to Commercialization competition. The letter of intent deadline is March 14, with full applications due May 2, 2019.
Eight BC health researchers have been funded in MSFHR’s second Innovation to Commercialization competition, designed to help researchers advance discoveries or inventions towards practical application.
From a highly competitive pool of applications, 52 exceptional health researchers have been selected to receive 2017 Scholar and Research Trainee Awards.
In the 2015 Trainee Program competition, partnerships enabled MSFHR to co-fund 12 post-doctoral fellowship awards across a wide spectrum of health issues. For the recipients, these partnered awards have been a difference-maker.
Forty-eight* exceptional young investigators will receive Trainee awards from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research to support post-doctoral study at BC institutions.
This article is the first in a series designed to help readers “connect the dots” on various initiatives underway in the province that support and advance the actions outlined in Directions f