Each submission will be evaluated based on how the partnership:
brings research communities together in an innovative way and is cross-sectoral;
contributes to advancing health research, to improving the health of Canadians and/or the global community, to developing more effective health services and products or to strengthening the Canadian and/or global health-care system(s);
demonstrates results that would not have been achieved by individual partners acting alone;
exhibits mutual trust, respect, and commitment, including positive communication and mechanisms for continuous improvement, and sharing credit among all partners for the partnership's accomplishments; and
maximizes strengths and assets of each partner, ultimately strengthening all partner organizations.