CIHR: Team Grant : Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance 2016


The Canadian Institutes of Health Research Roadmap Accelerator Fund (RAF) under the scientific leadership of the Institute of Infection and Immunity in collaboration with the Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) partners.

For More Information

For more information, please go to the CIHR website.


The primary aim of the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) is to combine the resources, infrastructures, and research strengths of multiple countries in order to address transmission of antibiotic resistance following a ‘One Health Approach’. The goal is to foster multinational research collaborations to add value to and to build upon the research conducted independently at national level and to work together to improve the control of resistant bacterial infections of clinical and/or veterinary importance only.


Independent researcher and must be appointed at an eligible Canadian postsecondary institution at the time of application.  Each transational consortium must involve a minimum of three (3) eligible partners from three (3) different countries participating in the call.  A maximum of 6 project participants.

Funding Availability

$200,000 per application – fund approximately 6 grants

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

up to 3 years

Special Notes

Mandatory PRE APPLICATION to jpiamr: March 21, 2016 by 17:00 CET

Submitting: on line at

More information can also be found at the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance website. 


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

Internal Deadline

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

External Deadline

If Invited to sponsor directly

How to Apply

Canadian applicants invited to submit a full application must complete a CIHR application and submit it using ResearchNet in addition to the Full Application submitted to the Joint Action Secretariat.

For Questions, please contact

Melody Sajedi
CIHR Program Delivery Advisor

Office of Research

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

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