Funding Opportunities
Research
Funding Opportunities

OICR offers a number of funding opportunities for Ontario researchers throughout the year to help enable world-class cancer research across the province.

Current Funding Opportunities

Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline
Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline

The Cancer Therapeutics Innovation Pipeline (CTIP) Program was established to capitalize on Ontario’s expertise in cancer biology and drug discovery to create a pipeline of validated cancer targets and first-in-class or best-in-class, novel, selective lead molecules (small molecules or biologics) that would attract partnerships and/or investment for further preclinical and clinical development.

 

Funding available:
Up to $150,000 for up to one year.

 

Important Deadlines:

  • Notice of intent submission: May 17, 2021
  • Letter of intent deadline: May 17, 2021 by 5 p.m. EDT
  • Full application deadline: August 12, 2021 by 5 p.m. EDT
    Notification of results: End of September 2021
  • Funding start date: October 1, 2021

 

How to apply:

 

 

OICR Clinical Translation Pathway
OICR Clinical Translation Pathway

To accelerate translational cancer research so that precise, impactful and cost-effective treatments can benefit cancer patients, OICR has implemented a new Clinical Translation Pathway (CTP). The CTP will support practice-changing research in biomarkers, diagnostics and therapeutics that will advance early detection and intervention research and have a clear path to the clinic and clinical impact.

 

Funding available: $250,000 per year for up to three years. OICR anticipates supporting up to eight Pre-CATA projects.

 

Deadlines:

  • Notice of Intent submission: Now closed
  • Letter of Intent deadline: Now closed
  • Full application deadline: August 12, 2021 by 5 p.m. EDT
  • Notification of results: End of September 2021
  • Funding start date: October 1, 2021

 

How to apply:

 

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OICR supports cancer research in 18 communities across Ontario at 25 hospitals, 16 institutes and 8 universities.
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