Canadian Institutes of Health Research
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is Canada's federal funding agency for health research. Composed of 13 Institutes, we collaborate with partners and researchers to support the discoveries and innovations that improve our health and strengthen our health care system. Learn more about us
- (Updated) Pre-announcement: Notice of upcoming COVID-19 research funding opportunity [2021-07-13 10:15]
- Investing in science-based solutions to improve health and well-being in urban areas [2021-07-05 11:00]
- Message from the President: Statement on the discovery of graves at former residential schools [2021-06-28 13:30]
- Government of Canada creates national training platform for patient-oriented research [2021-06-23 14:30]
Services and information
View current and archived funding opportunities and apply for funding.
Learn about CIHR's funding programs, application process, policies and requirements, forms, the review process, and decisions.
Initiatives created by the Government of Canada to investigate pressing health issues that are of strategic importance to our country.
Learn about the 13 "virtual" institutes, and the integrated approach that brings together researchers, health professionals, policy-makers, industry and patient groups.
What we are doing
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