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.
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.
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).