Genome Prairie

Opportunities

Enabling advanced bioscience research on the Prairies.

Genome Prairie works with regional, national and international partners to promote the participation of local researchers in new bioscience-based research initiatives. Specific initiatives and project funding comes from a range of sources including government and industry, as well as Genome Canada.

Current Opportunities

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2017 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition

This funding opportunity, a partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), aims to support projects that will demonstrate how genomics-based research can contribute to a more evidence-based approach to health and, thereby, improve health outcomes, and/or enhance the cost-effectiveness of the healthcare system.

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Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP)

The Genomic Applications Partnership Program will fund downstream research and development (R&D) projects that address real world challenges and opportunities as identified by users of genomics research (i.e. industry, government, not-for-profits and other organizations). Downstream R&D includes proof of concept, validation or development of a product, tool or process having significant commercial market potential, or other measurable impact.

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Who can I contact if I have a project enquiry?

Simon Potter, Director of Operations, at (204) 230-7974 or SPotter@genomeprairie.ca (for Manitoba inquiries) or Peta-Gaye Burnett, Business Development Officer, at (306) 880-0664 or PBurnett@genomeprairie.ca (for Saskatchewan inquiries).