IDEAS Grant Program: 2023 Request for Proposals

Pancreas Centre BC IDEAS Grants are designed to support investigator-initiated, high-impact and innovative pancreatic cancer research projects in British Columbia, Canada, that have the potential to significantly impact the lives of pancreatic cancer patients. Projects may include basic science, translational or clinical research.

Funding Details

Grant budgets may be up to a total of $100,000 total for a maximum of 2 years. Eligible funding requests include salaries for trainees, students or technicians/assistants and consumables. Ineligible funding requests include salaries for faculty/PIs, travel, meeting and catering expenses as well as direct patient care expenses.


The IDEAS Grants are open to researchers in British Columbia engaged in pancreatic cancer research. Researchers include any individual with a M.D. or Ph.D. degree. The principal applicant must be an independent researcher with an academic or research appointment at a university or research institution in British Columbia. Co-applicants may include trainees, including post-doctoral fellows, research associates, clinical fellows and residents.

The proposals will be reviewed based on the following criteria: innovation, collaboration, research team and potential impact on pancreatic cancer detection and treatment. Current IDEAS grant holders are not eligible to apply.


Submission Deadline: June 30, 2023 (5:00pm Pacific Time)

More Information: HERE

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