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 2018 competitions. We also offer matching funds for BC researchers applying for national and international projects, such as the 2018 CIHR Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovation Knowledge Synthesis and Policy Analysis Grants

Partner Award types Priority keywords
BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Reach HIV, AIDS
BC Schizophrenia Society Foundation Research Trainee Schizophrenia; Psychosis; Dopamine; Antipsychotic; Mental health; Brain
BioCanRx Research Trainee Cancer; Immunotherapy; Immune oncology; Antibody therapy; Oncolytic virus therapy; Adoptive cell therapy; Immune checkpoint inhibitors; Translational research
Centre For Health Evaluation And Outcome Sciences Scholar Youth mental health; Substance use; Health services and policy research; Pharmacoeconomics/pharmacoeconomic evaluation; Biostatistical methodology; Big data analytics; Machine learning; Multiple Sclerosis; Food and nutrition
Partnering alongside Providence Health Care Research Institute
Centre for Heart Lung Innovation Scholar Bioinformatics; Biostatistics; Computational biology; COPD; Cardiovascular disease; Genomics; Pulmonary/Respiratory disease; Systems genetics approaches
Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation Research Trainee Complementary and alternative cancer treatment; Investigation of alternative medicine for the treatment of cancer
Pacific Parkinson’s Research Institute ScholarResearch Trainee Parkinson’s (with a focus on clinical research or translational research)
Parkinson Society British Columbia Health Professional-InvestigatorInnovation to Commercialization Movement disorder; Parkinson’s disease
Providence Health Care Research Institute Scholar Youth mental health; Substance use; Health services and policy research; Pharmacoeconomics/pharmacoeconomic evaluation; Biostatistical methodology; Big data analytics; Machine learning; Multiple Sclerosis; Food and nutrition
Partnering alongside the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences
Rick Hansen Institute Innovation to Commercialization Spinal cord injury
Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Research Trainee; Health Professional-Investigator VCHRI affiliation required
Partnering alongside VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation
VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation Research Trainee; Health Professional-Investigator VCHRI affiliation required
Partnering alongside VCHRI

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.

If you are a BC researcher who is applying for a national or international grant and you are interested in matched funding opportunities, please contact the Partnerships team for further information. Please allow a minimum of 3-4 weeks for the partnerships team to evaluate your request.