Researchers who are eligible to apply to the 2014 Foundation Scheme 1st Live Pilot may begin registration to this competition through ResearchNet as of Monday, March 24, 2014. Registration will stay open until 8 p.m. Eastern time, June 23, 2014. As this is a new funding opportunity, CIHR encourages researchers to refer to the registration instructions available online.
The Foundation Scheme is designed to contribute to a sustainable foundation of new and established health research leaders, by providing long-term support for the pursuit of innovative and high-impact research programs.
The Foundation Scheme is expected to:
- Support a broad base of health research leaders across all career stages, areas, and health-related disciplines;
- Develop and maintain Canadian capacity in health research and other related fields;
- Provide research leaders with the flexibility to pursue novel and innovative lines of inquiry;
- Contribute to the creation and application of health-related knowledge through a wide range of research and/or knowledge translation activities, including relevant collaborations.
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