Crohn’s and Colitis Canada: Innovations in IBD Research 2019 Competition


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Crohn's and Colitis Canada invites applications for an Innovations Grant, to fund novel or innovative approaches to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research. This grant is intended to stimulate and support research which may not be encompassed within the boundaries of traditional medical research. Research proposals must conform to sound principles of research and may aim to collect pilot data for follow-on application(s). The organization seeks mission relevance and excellence as well as innovation.


Postdoctoral fellows or investigators who hold an academic appointment at a Canadian University in a Faculty of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine or other Graduate Faculty are eligible to apply to the Innovations in IBD competition. The research proposed must have a clear connection to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada’s Promise Statement. Co-Investigators based outside of Canada are acceptable.

 New! Starting in 2019, applications are only accepted from institutions within Canada.

Maximum Project Value

Up to $50,000

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

1 year


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

Internal Deadline

Applicant to submit a copy of application along with a complete OR-5 form to:

External Deadline

Applicants must complete the online application available via proposalCENTRAL. Applications are not accepted via email or mail. 

Review Application Instructions for details on how to submit an application.

Information For Co-applicants

If you need to meet a deadline set by the lead institution for this opportunity, please ensure that you provide the Office of Research with at least five days in advance of the lead institution’s deadline to review the application, or your proposed component of the project. Please be in touch with the Office of Research (contact information below) ahead of the deadline if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required documentation on time (i.e. budget, proposal, OR-5 Form).


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For Questions, please contact

Emily Cordeaux, Research Grants & Evaluation Specialist
600 - 60 St. Clair Ave. E., Toronto ON M4T 1N5
T: 416-920-5035 x 252

Technical support:
T: 1-800-875-2562 (Toll-free)

Office of Research

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

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