TVN 2015 Frailty RFP


Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network

For More Information

For more information, please go to the TVN website.


Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network (TVN) is offering funding through two competitions focused on measuring the degree of frailty in the elderly.

Competition A: Knowledge Synthesis Projects: Projects funded under this competition will inform future research priorities for the Network and guide in the future development of its knowledge translation activities, through a comprehensive review and analysis of frailty measures, the utility of operationalizing a frailty measure in various health care settings, and possible preventive and therapeutic treatment options for frailty.

Competition B: Implementation Projects: Projects funded under this competition will investigate the feasibility of operationalizing a frailty measure in one or more health care settings such as acute care, residential care and home care.



Funding Availability

A: $25,000 - $50,000 & B: $100,000

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

A: 6 months & B: 12 months

Special Notes

Projects must have demonstrated partnerships with committed cash and/or in-kind contributions from NCE eligible partners valued at a minimum of 25% of the funding requested from TVN (E.g. If $100,00 funding is requested, a project must have at least an additional $25,000 in eligible contributions.


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

External Deadline

How to Apply

PI to submit Intent to Apply and full application package by email to, with Competition A or B clearly indicated in the subject line.

For Questions, please contact

Dr. Perry Kim, Research Manager
613-549-6666 x6208

Office of Research

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

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