Transformational Research

The Transformational Research: Canada program funds transformative, novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research projects.

Two competition streams:

  1. Parkinson’s & Related Diseases: PD, PSP, DLB, MSA, prodromes, vascular contributions to the listed diseases
  2. Alzheimer’s & Related Diseases: AD, frontotemporal dementia, mild cognitive impairment, prodromes, vascular contributions to the listed diseases
Eligibility: Eligible Principal Applicants must be researchers working in Canada at least 30% of the time at or above the level of Assistant Professor or equivalent, and be affiliated with a Canada Revenue Agency-qualified donee institution located in Canada. Co-Applicants/Collaborators must be at the post-doctoral level or above and can be working outside Canada.

Funding: A maximum of $1,500,000 over up to 3 years per project. Encouraging applications at all funding levels from $300,000 to $1,500,000, without need for preliminary data.

Webinar

The Institute will hold a Program Information Webinar for each disease focus, to provide further details on the program and answer any questions. 

Alzheimer’s & Related Diseases: February 14, 2020 at 1:00pm ET

Parkinson’s & Related Diseases: March 20, 2020 at 1:00pm ET

Website

 

Two-stage application process:

  • Alzheimer’s & Related Diseases:

Mar 27, 2020. LOI deadline. SFU Signature Sheet not required at this stage. Applicants (not ORS) submit directly to agency.

Aug 5, 2020. Full application deadline.  SFU signature sheet and copy of full application due no later than 3 business days before agency deadline. Overhead is 0%. Applicants (not ORS) submit directly to agency.

 

  • Parkinson’s & Related Diseases:

Apr 30, 2020. LOI deadline. SFU Signature Sheet not required at this stage. Applicants (not ORS) submit directly to agency.

Sep 22, 2020. Full application deadline. SFU signature sheet and copy of full application due no later than 3 business days before agency deadline. Overhead is 0%. Applicants (not ORS) submit directly to agency.

 

*Reminder: Based on the revision of Postdoctoral fellow (PDF) policy (R50.03), please continue to include 14% of PDF benefit in all your proposal budgets.

Upcoming Deadlines

External
Internal
September 22, 2020September 22, 2020 Verified Date
September 17, 2020 Sep. 17, 2020 September 17, 2020 16:00:00 September 17, 2020 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Transformational Research The goal of the program is to provide funding for translational research that will accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging. .
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