CIHR – Operating Grant: Industry-Partnered Collaborative Research



For More Information

please go to the sponsor website. 


The Industry-Partnered Collaborative Research Operating Grant program provides funding for collaborative research projects involving the academic community and Canadian industry partners sharing an interest in health R&D. The research planned should be beneficial to both parties, while improving the quality of health of Canadians. Projects may be initiated by either party; however, the academic researcher is responsible for applying for the grant.



Funding Availability

$250,000 per year - The minimum application partner contribution (including eligible in-kind contributions) must be at least a 1:1 ratio to the amount requested from CIHR

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

up to 5 years

Special Notes

The relationship between the investigators and the application partner must be established and the required level of partner contribution secured from an eligible company at the time the application is submitted


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

to the Office of Research: Please submit your application/proposal along with an OR5 form to 

External Deadline
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE to sponsor directly: February 2, 2015
  • EXTERNAL DEADLINE to sponsor directly: March 2, 2015

How to Apply

Registration and Application to be submitted by PI using ResearchNet

For Questions, please contact

Janet Lemoine
Team Lead
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Office of Research

Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x52832

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