CIHR – Industry-Partnered Collaborative Research program (Fall 2015)


CIHR’s Science, Knowledge Translation and Ethics Branch– Operating Grant

For More Information

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

Maximum $250,000/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.

Registration deadline

August 17, 2015


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

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal along with an OR5 form to .

External Deadline

How to Apply

PI’s to submit Registration and Application directly to CIHR following the instructions on ResearchNet along with any additional instructions found below under “Specific Instructions”.  Scan and upload the signed signature pages including the routing slip in the Print/Upload Signature Pages task in ResearchNet prior to submitting your application.

For Questions, please contact

Marie-France Gamache
Acting Team Lead, Open Programs
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Office of Research

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

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