CIHR – Knowledge Synthesis Grant Spring 2015


CIHR - Science, Knowledge Translation and Ethics Branch

For More Information

For more information, please go to the sponsor website. 


The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support teams of researchers and knowledge users to produce knowledge syntheses and scoping reviews that will contribute to the use of synthesized evidence in decision-making and practice. Applications to synthesize knowledge in any of CIHR's four themes - biomedical; clinical; health services and policy; population and public health - are eligible provided that they respond to a knowledge user identified need. Please note that the intent of this funding opportunity is to fund the synthesis of existing knowledge; thus, collection of primary data or activities related to primary research are not meant to be supported.


Must be at least 2 Project Leaders – Faculty member and a Knowledge User.

Funding Availability

Max amount for knowledge synthesis $100,000 & max amount for scoping review $50,000 – funds for approximately 15 grants.

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

Up to 1 year.


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

Please hit ‘Submit’ on ResearchNet on or before the internal deadline.  Your application will be submitted to the Office of Research Services.

External Deadline

How to Apply

This Funding Opportunity participates in the eApproval process. The application will be submitted to CIHR by the Office of Research Services.

For Questions, please contact

Émilie Rozon, Program Delivery Coordinator
Open Programs
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Office of Research

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

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