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Technology and health care for the elderly medical research studies

Focus on strategic priorities that have significant social impact.

Our research portfolio

CFN has funded 84 research projects and directed services contracts through twelve competitions across seven types of programs. Results from an additional two grant competitions are pending.

Core Research Grant Program: Large multidisciplinary projects that pursue integrated goal-directed programs to address major research outcomes (2 to 3 years).

2012 Core Research Grant Program

2013 Core Research Grant Program

Strategic Impact Grant Program: Funding to leverage new partnerships, address research in emerging strategic areas, or have a high potential for impacting policy, practice or commercialization.

2014 Strategic Impact Grant Program

Fall 2014 Strategic Impact Grant Program

Catalyst, Pilot Study and Implementation Grant Programs: Funding for pilot studies, feasibility studies and novel and innovative approaches (up to 1 year).

2013 Catalyst Grant Program

2014 Catalyst Grant Program

2015 Frailty Measures Implementation Grant Program

2015 Catalyst Grant Program

2015 Pilot Studies Grant Program

Health Technology Innovation Grant Program: Funding for proof-of-concept studies, the creation of a technology, or to advance the development of an existing technology to benefit the care or quality of life for the frail elderly.

2014 Health Technology Innovation Grant Program

Knowledge Synthesis Grant Program: Funding for projects to synthesize existing research to identify gaps and to develop tools where appropriate for Network knowledge translation activities (up to 9 months).

2013 Knowledge Synthesis Grant Program

2014 Knowledge Synthesis Grant Program

2015 Knowledge Synthesis Grant Program (Frailty Measures)

Research Priority Setting Process: Funding for a directed services contract to determine patient-centred research priorities relating to health care of frail older Canadians, through a consultative process with equal input from the perspectives of frail elderly Canadians and their family caregivers, and clinicians and allied health care professionals.

2016 Research Priority Setting Process Competition -- The successful project will be notified in May 2016.

Transformative Grant Program: Funding for large transformative research projects that have the potential to revolutionize the care of frail elderly Canadians, and that will have a major economic and social impact on the current Canadian health care system. 

2015 Transformative Grant Program -- Funding of projects will be contingent upon CFN being renewed by the Networks of Centres (NCE) of Excellence program for its next funding cycle (2017 to 2022). Applicants (projects) chosen for funding will undertake pilot studies in the spring of 2016, with full projects beginning in spring 2017 (contingent upon NCE renewal).