Genome Canada Precision Health Project Competition coming soon

Genome Canada’s Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition in Precision Health is expected to be launched in January 2017. This highly competitive funding opportunity is aimed at supporting projects that demonstrate how genomics-based research can improve health care, contribute to a more evidence-based approach to health, and enhance the cost-effectiveness of the health care system.

Projects can range from $2-10 million over four years. Successful projects in recent competitions have most often been pan-Canadian in scope and team composition.

Even though the competition doesn’t launch until the new year, Genome Atlantic wants to ensure researchers have the resources and guidance to prepare a competitive application. We plan to engage and support local teams by offering help with proposal development all the way through to hiring strategic consultants and expert reviewers.

In order to ensure that Genome Atlantic can provide teams with access to this support, we are asking interested researchers to fill out an early Expression of Interest form prior to December 12, 2016.

For more information about the opportunity and process, please contact Kristin Tweel or Britta Fiander.