Archive for May, 2009

Stepping forward in genomics and biomedical research

Author: Michael Rudnicki, 05/08/09

The word out of Ontario has been very positive of late. Despite the difficult financial times, the 2009-2010 provincial budget contained a number of new measures including: $300 million in new capital funds over six years for research infrastructure to be leveraged against the federal Canada Foundation for Innovation, $250 million over five years for…Read more

New Impact Research Program announces first call for applications

Author: Stem Cell Network, 05/07/09

Starting today, SCN is launching the Impact ResearchProgram, a new initiative to fund stem cell research projects that pursuequestions with high potential for impact in the areas of clinical translation,commercialization or public policy. Selection of the grants is based on the recommendations ofthe SCN Research Management Committee, and can be up to $75,000 per project forone…Read more

Strategic Research RFA: Public policy, ethics and/or social issues focus

Author: Stem Cell Network, 05/07/09

The Stem Cell Network is pleased to announce a Strategic Research funding opportunity for Public Policy and ELSI (Ethical, Legal and Social Issues) research in the stem cell field. Deadline for application is August 27, 2009 for funding to begin on October 1, 2009. Please note that this competition is open to all Canadian researchers…Read more

SCN launches new website

Author: Stem Cell Network, 05/07/09

The Network’s new website is now online! Launched as part of a rebranding effort, the SCN website is the primary source of information for members, stakeholders and all those with an interest in stem cell research. The new site now includes an expanded section for the public, including new information on stem cells and disease…Read more