CIHR in Numbers

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is the largest funder of health research in Canada, supporting over 15,000 world-class researchers from all pillars of health research and from all regions of Canada.

The following graphs provide a breakdown of CIHR’s investments

2020-2021

Figure 1: CIHR Fiscal Year Investments by Primary Theme since 1999-00 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
  • Primary theme designation is determined by the grantee at the time of application
Figure 1 long description
Primary theme 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Biomedical $88 $160 $250 $312 $354 $381 $419 $439 $444 $474 $463 $475 $458 $455 $454 $471 $459 $478 $472 $500 $510 $643
Clinical $13 $27 $47 $64 $69 $77 $82 $85 $101 $110 $126 $129 $130 $129 $130 $134 $132 $133 $140 $153 $164 $247
Health systems/services $0.7 $5 $16 $25 $32 $36 $36 $34 $42 $48 $55 $58 $57 $64 $61 $66 $73 $82 $80 $86 $94 $120
Social/Cultural/Environmental/Population Health $3 $9 $25 $38 $47 $56 $60 $69 $84 $85 $90 $91 $91 $92 $90 $90 $82 $83 $91 $92 $108 $160
Not applicable/Specified $152 $168 $157 $148 $144 $155 $161 $172 $255 $199 $195 $213 $215 $201 $210 $197 $227 $248 $252 $258 $259 $269
Total $257 $370 $494 $587 $647 $705 $758 $800 $927 $917 $929 $967 $951 $941 $944 $960 $973 $1,024 $1,035 $1,088 $1,135 $1,439

Figure 2: CIHR Investments by Primary Theme 2020-21 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
  • Primary theme designation is determined by the grantee at the time of application
Figure 2 long description
Primary Theme 2020-21 Percentage Breakdown
Biomedical $643 45%
Clinical $247 17%
Health systems/services $120 8%
Social/Cultural/Environmental/Population Health $160 11%
Not applicable/Specified $269 19%
Total $1,440 100%

Figure 2: CIHR Investments by Primary Theme and COVID-19 funding 2020-21 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
  • Primary theme designation is determined by the grantee at the time of application
  • COVID-19 funding is determined by granting to a COVID-19-specific funding competition
Figure 2 long description
Primary Theme 2020-21 Percentage Breakdown
Biomedical non COVID-19 $562 39%
COVID-19 $81 6%
Clinical non COVID-19 $178 12%
COVID-19 $69 5%
Health systems/services non COVID-19 $95 7%
COVID-19 $25 2%
Social/Cultural/Environmental/Population Health non COVID-19 $121 8%
COVID-19 $38 3%
Not applicable/Specified non COVID-19 $261 18%
COVID-19 $9 1%
Total $1,439 101%

Figure 3: CIHR Fiscal Year Investments by Funding Type since 1999-00 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 3 long description
Funding type 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Investigator Initiated $176 $256 $334 $384 $410 $447 $481 $506 $545 $531 $525 $551 $556 $565 $570 $619 $632 $662 $682 $737 $771 $851
Research in Priority Areas $41 $59 $97 $138 $174 $194 $215 $232 $321 $326 $331 $316 $311 $301 $302 $269 $276 $300 $294 $294 $304 $523
Training and Career Support $39 $55 $64 $65 $63 $63 $63 $61 $60 $60 $73 $99 $83 $75 $72 $72 $64 $62 $59 $57 $60 $65
Total $257 $370 $494 $587 $647 $705 $758 $800 $927 $917 $929 $967 $951 $941 $944 $960 $973 $1,024 $1,035 $1,088 $1,135 $1,439

Figure 4: CIHR Investments by Region in 2020-21 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures, partner contributions and direct payments
Figure 4 long description
Region CIHR Expenditures 2020-21 Number of new and ongoing funded applications 2020-21
Alberta $165.8 1,008
British Columbia $203.0 1,319
Manitoba $44.7 261
New Brunswick $2.0 25
Newfoundland & Labrador $7.3 61
North West Territories $2.5 5
Nova Scotia $36.5 220
Nunavut $0.9 2
Ontario $719.3 4,018
Prince Edward Island $3.6 6
Quebec $431.5 2,484
Saskatchewan $33.4 132
Yukon $0.5 2

Figure 5a: Number of New and Ongoing Projects

  • Due to rounding as well as changes in methodology, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 5a long description
Continent 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Africa 0 0 0 3 9 5 6 9 8 8 11 30 38 37 41 37 34 30 27 29 39 41
Europe 5 8 11 19 27 48 66 68 63 94 108 117 157 158 202 210 204 231 229 253 291 316
North America 9 14 17 33 64 100 124 144 138 177 169 188 213 229 267 292 285 297 265 266 319 335
Oceania 1 2 4 7 14 15 19 22 22 27 40 27 49 52 56 64 62 64 70 81 101 109
Asia 0 0 0 5 9 9 2 23 47 74 106 112 115 116 105 92 71 53 43 41 55 57
South America 0 0 0 1 7 3 5 6 6 10 6 11 14 15 17 21 18 15 10 8 8 14

Figure 5b: Proportion of CIHR Grants with International linkages since 1999-00

  • Due to rounding as well as changes in methodology, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 5b long description
Proportion 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Percentage of total CIHR 1.1% 1.0% 1.7% 2.0% 3.2% 4.0% 3.9% 4.7% 5.0% 5.5% 8.3% 7.6% 9.3% 10.4% 12.6% 13.0% 13.0% 13.9% 13.6% 13.2% 13.6% 14.9%
Percentage of total # of CIHR grants 0.7% 0.6% 0.6% 1.2% 2.1% 3.0% 3.5% 4.2% 4.4% 5.4% 6.1% 6.6% 8.0% 8.6% 10.6% 11.1% 11.2% 12.0% 11.5% 11.5% 12.4% 12.4%

Figure 6: Countries with an International Linkage to a CIHR grants since 1999-00

  • Due to changes in methodology, figures may not reconcile with other published information
Figure 6 long description
Countries
  • Afghanistan
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • England
  • Ethiopia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Haiti
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scotland
  • Senegal
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Vietnam
  • Yugoslavia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Figure 7: Leveraged Partner Funding by Sector (in millions of dollars) – Cumulative totals from 1999-00 to 2020-21

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Includes partner contributions administered by CIHR, in kind and direct contributions from partner directly to the researcher
  • Includes both competition and applicant partner contributions where there may or may not be a formal agreement with CIHR
Figure 7 long description
Sector Total Percentage
Academia $151 5%
Federal partners $1,331 44%
International $333 11%
Municipal/Provincial funder $223 7%
Not-for-profit $447 15%
Profit $230 8%
Unspecified $289 10%
Total $3,003 100%

Figure 8: Leveraged Partner Funding by Sector (in millions of dollars) – 2020-21

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Includes partner contributions administered by CIHR, in kind and direct contributions from partner directly to the researcher
  • Includes both competition and applicant partner contributions where there may or may not be a formal agreement with CIHR
Figure 8 long description
Sector Total Percentage
Academia $5 2%
Federal partner $140 65%
International $36 17%
Municipal/Provincial funder $7 3%
Not-for-profit $23 11%
Profit $1 1%
Unspecified $2 1%
Total $216 100%
2019-2020

Figure 1: CIHR Fiscal Year Investments by Primary Theme since 1999-00 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
  • Primary theme designation is determined by the grantee at the time of application
Figure 1 long description
Primary theme 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Biomedical $88 $160 $250 $312 $354 $381 $419 $439 $444 $474 $463 $475 $458 $455 $454 $471 $459 $478 $472 $500 $510
Clinical $13 $27 $47 $64 $69 $77 $82 $85 $101 $110 $126 $129 $130 $129 $130 $134 $132 $133 $140 $153 $164
Health systems/services $0.7 $5 $16 $25 $32 $36 $36 $34 $42 $48 $55 $58 $57 $64 $61 $66 $73 $82 $80 $86 $94
Social/Cultural/Environmental/Population Health $3 $9 $25 $38 $47 $56 $60 $69 $84 $85 $90 $91 $91 $92 $90 $90 $82 $83 $91 $92 $108
Not applicable/Specified $152 $168 $157 $148 $144 $155 $161 $172 $255 $199 $195 $213 $215 $201 $210 $197 $227 $248 $252 $258 $259
Total $257 $370 $494 $587 $647 $705 $758 $800 $927 $917 $929 $967 $951 $941 $944 $960 $973 $1,024 $1,035 $1,088 $1,135

Figure 2: CIHR Investments by Primary Theme 2019-20 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
  • Primary theme designation is determined by the grantee at the time of the application
Figure 2 long description
Primary Theme 2019-20 Percentage Breakdown
Biomedical $510 45%
Clinical $164 14%
Health systems/services $94 8%
Social/Cultural/Environmental/Population Health $108 10%
Not applicable/Specified $259 23%
Total $1,135 100%

Figure 3: CIHR Fiscal Year Investments by Funding Type since 1999-00 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 3 long description
Funding type 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Investigator Initiated $176 $256 $334 $384 $410 $447 $481 $506 $545 $531 $525 $551 $556 $565 $570 $619 $632 $662 $682 $737 $771
Research in Priority Areas $41 $59 $97 $138 $174 $194 $215 $232 $321 $326 $331 $316 $311 $301 $302 $269 $276 $300 $294 $294 $304
Training and Career Support $39 $55 $64 $65 $63 $63 $63 $61 $60 $60 $73 $99 $83 $75 $72 $72 $64 $62 $59 $57 $60
Total $257 $370 $494 $587 $647 $705 $758 $800 $927 $917 $929 $967 $951 $941 $944 $960 $973 $1,024 $1,035 $1,088 $1,135

Figure 4: CIHR Investments by Region in 2019-20 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures, partner contributions and direct payments
Figure 4 long description
Region CIHR Expenditures 2019-20 Number of new and ongoing funded applications 2019-20
Alberta $122.7 923
British Columbia $178.6 1,296
Manitoba $27.6 229
New Brunswick $1.5 24
Newfoundland & Labrador $5.8 65
North West Territories $2.2 6
Nova Scotia $27.4 212
Nunavut $0.5 2
Ontario $593.3 4,120
Prince Edward Island $3.3 6
Quebec $366.1 2,347
Saskatchewan $47.2 111
Yukon $0 0

Figure 5a: Number of New and Ongoing Projects

  • Due to rounding as well as changes in methodology, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 5a long description
Continent 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Africa 0 0 0 3 9 5 6 9 8 8 11 30 38 37 41 37 34 30 27 29 39
Europe 5 8 11 19 27 48 66 68 63 94 108 117 157 158 202 210 204 231 229 253 291
North America 9 14 17 33 64 100 124 144 138 177 169 188 213 229 267 292 285 297 265 266 319
Oceania 1 2 4 7 14 15 19 22 22 27 40 27 49 52 56 64 62 64 70 81 101
Asia 0 0 0 5 9 9 2 23 47 74 106 112 115 116 105 92 71 53 43 41 55
South America 0 0 0 1 7 3 5 6 6 10 6 11 14 15 17 21 18 15 10 8 8

Figure 5b: Proportion of CIHR Grants with International linkages since 1999-00

  • Due to rounding as well as changes in methodology, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 5b long description
Proportion 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Percentage of total CIHR 1.1% 1.0% 1.7% 2.0% 3.2% 4.0% 3.9% 4.7% 5.0% 5.5% 8.3% 7.6% 9.3% 10.4% 12.6% 13.0% 13.0% 13.9% 13.6% 13.2% 13.6%
Percentage of total # of CIHR grants 0.7% 0.6% 0.6% 1.2% 2.1% 3.0% 3.5% 4.2% 4.4% 5.4% 6.1% 6.6% 8.0% 8.6% 10.6% 11.1% 11.2% 12.0% 11.5% 11.5% 12.4%

Figure 6: Countries with an International Linkage to a CIHR grants since 1999-00

  • Due to changes in methodology, figures may not reconcile with other published information
Figure 6 long description
Countries
  • Afghanistan
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • England
  • Ethiopia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Haiti
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scotland
  • Senegal
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Vietnam
  • Yugoslavia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Figure 7: Leveraged Partner Funding by Sector (in millions of dollars) – Cumulative totals from 1999-00 to 2019-20

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Includes partner contributions administered by CIHR, in kind and direct contributions from partner directly to the researcher
  • Includes both competition and applicant partner contributions where there may or may not be a formal agreement with CIHR
Figure 7 long description
Sector Total Percentage
Academia $146 5%
Federal partners $1,190 43%
International $297 11%
Municipal/Provincial funder $216 8%
Not-for-profit $424 15%
Profit $228 8%
Unspecified $287 10%
Total $2,788 100%

Figure 8: Leveraged Partner Funding by Sector (in millions of dollars) – 2019-20

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Includes partner contributions administered by CIHR, in kind and direct contributions from partner directly to the researcher
  • Includes both competition and applicant partner contributions where there may or may not be a formal agreement with CIHR
Figure 8 long description
Sector Total Percentage
Academia $3 1%
Federal partner $156 63%
International $37 15%
Municipal/Provincial funder $13 3%
Not-for-profit $36 15%
Profit $2 1%
Unspecified $2 1%
Total $249 100%
2018-2019

Figure 1: CIHR Fiscal Year Investments by Primary Theme since 1999-00 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
  • Primary theme designation is determined by the grantee at the time of application
Figure 1 long description
Primary theme 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Biomedical $88 $160 $250 $312 $354 $381 $419 $439 $444 $474 $463 $475 $458 $455 $454 $471 $459 $478 $472 $500
Clinical $13 $27 $47 $64 $69 $77 $82 $85 $101 $110 $126 $129 $130 $129 $130 $134 $132 $133 $140 $153
Health systems/services $0.7 $5 $16 $25 $32 $36 $36 $34 $42 $48 $55 $58 $57 $64 $61 $66 $73 $82 $80 $86
Social/Cultural/Environmental/Population Health $3 $9 $25 $38 $47 $56 $60 $69 $84 $85 $90 $91 $91 $92 $90 $90 $82 $83 $91 $92
Not applicable/Specified $152 $168 $157 $148 $144 $155 $161 $172 $255 $199 $195 $213 $215 $201 $210 $197 $227 $248 $252 $258
Total $257 $370 $494 $587 $647 $705 $758 $800 $927 $917 $929 $967 $951 $941 $944 $960 $973 $1,024 $1,035 $1,088

Figure 2: CIHR Investments by Primary Theme 2018-19 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
  • Primary theme designation is determined by the grantee at the time of the application
Figure 2 long description
Primary Theme 2018-19 Percentage Breakdown
Biomedical $500 46%
Clinical $153 14%
Health systems/services $86 8%
Social/Cultural/Environmental/Population Health $92 8%
Not applicable/Specified $258 24%
Total $1,088 100%

Figure 3: CIHR Fiscal Year Investments by Funding Type since 1999-00 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 3 long description
Funding type 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Investigator Initiated $176 $256 $334 $384 $410 $447 $481 $506 $545 $531 $525 $551 $556 $565 $570 $619 $632 $662 $682 $737
Research in Priority Areas $41 $59 $97 $138 $174 $194 $215 $232 $321 $326 $331 $316 $311 $301 $302 $269 $276 $300 $294 $294
Training and Career Support $39 $55 $64 $65 $63 $63 $63 $61 $60 $60 $73 $99 $83 $75 $72 $72 $64 $62 $59 $57
Total $257 $370 $494 $587 $647 $705 $758 $800 $927 $917 $929 $967 $951 $941 $944 $960 $973 $1,024 $1,035 $1,088

Figure 4: CIHR Investments by Region in 2018-19 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures, partner contributions and direct payments
Figure 4 long description
Region CIHR Expenditures 2018-19 Number of new and ongoing funded applications 2018-19
Alberta $121.44 863
British Columbia $165.17 1,222
Manitoba $22.41 201
New Brunswick $1.49 20
Newfoundland & Labrador $5.65 49
North West Territories $1.76 4
Nova Scotia $22.09 193
Nunavut $0 0
Ontario $576.98 3,690
Prince Edward Island $2.32 4
Quebec $359.66 2,233
Saskatchewan $46.24 113
Yukon $0.17 2

Figure 5a: Number of New and Ongoing Projects

  • Due to rounding as well as changes in methodology, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 5a long description
Continent 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Africa 0 0 0 3 9 5 6 9 8 8 11 30 38 37 41 37 34 30 27 29
Europe 5 8 11 19 27 48 66 68 63 94 108 117 157 158 202 210 204 231 229 253
North America 9 14 17 33 64 100 124 144 138 177 169 188 213 229 267 292 285 297 265 266
Oceania 1 2 4 7 14 15 19 22 22 27 40 27 49 52 56 64 62 64 70 81
Asia 0 0 0 5 9 9 2 23 47 74 106 112 115 116 105 92 71 53 43 41
South America 0 0 0 1 7 3 5 6 6 10 6 11 14 15 17 21 18 15 10 8

Figure 5b: Proportion of CIHR Grants with International linkages since 1999-00

  • Due to rounding as well as changes in methodology, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 5b long description
Proportion 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
Percentage of total CIHR 1.1% 1.0% 1.7% 2.0% 3.2% 4.0% 3.9% 4.7% 5.0% 5.5% 8.3% 7.6% 9.3% 10.4% 12.6% 13.0% 13.0% 13.9% 13.6% 13.2%
Percentage of total # of CIHR grants 0.7% 0.6% 0.6% 1.2% 2.1% 3.0% 3.5% 4.2% 4.4% 5.4% 6.1% 6.6% 8.0% 8.6% 10.6% 11.1% 11.2% 12.0% 11.5% 11.5%

Figure 6: Countries with an International Linkage to a CIHR grants since 1999-00

  • Due to changes in methodology, figures may not reconcile with other published information
Figure 6 long description
Countries
  • Afghanistan
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • England
  • Ethiopia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Haiti
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scotland
  • Senegal
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Vietnam
  • Yugoslavia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Figure 7: Leveraged Partner Funding by Sector (in millions of dollars) – Cumulative totals from 1999-00 to 2018-19

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Includes partner contributions administered by CIHR, in kind and direct contributions from partner directly to the researcher
  • Includes both competition and applicant partner contributions where there may or may not be a formal agreement with CIHR
Figure 7 long description
Sector Total Percentage
Academia $143 6%
Federal partners $1,035 41%
International $260 10%
Municipal/Provincial funder $203 8%
Not-for-profit $387 15%
Profit $227 9%
Unspecified $285 11%
Total $2,539 100%

Figure 8: Leveraged Partner Funding by Sector (in millions of dollars) – 2018-19

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Includes partner contributions administered by CIHR, in kind and direct contributions from partner directly to the researcher
  • Includes both competition and applicant partner contributions where there may or may not be a formal agreement with CIHR
Figure 8 long description
Sector Total Percentage
Academia $5 2%
Federal partner $147 59%
International $43 17%
Municipal/Provincial funder $16 7%
Not-for-profit $35 14%
Profit $2 1%
Unspecified <$1 <1%
Total $248 100%
2017-2018

Figure 1: CIHR Fiscal Year Investments by Primary Theme since 1999-00 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
  • Primary theme designation is determined by the grantee at the time of application
Figure 1 long description
Primary theme 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Biomedical $88 $160 $250 $312 $354 $381 $419 $439 $444 $474 $463 $475 $458 $455 $454 $471 $459 $478 $472
Clinical $13 $27 $47 $64 $69 $77 $82 $85 $101 $110 $126 $129 $130 $129 $130 $134 $132 $133 $140
Health systems/services $0.7 $5 $16 $25 $32 $36 $36 $34 $42 $48 $55 $58 $57 $64 $61 $66 $73 $82 $80
Social/Cultural/Environmental/Population Health $3 $9 $25 $38 $47 $56 $60 $69 $84 $85 $90 $91 $91 $92 $90 $90 $82 $83 $91
Not applicable/Specified $152 $168 $157 $148 $144 $155 $161 $172 $255 $199 $195 $213 $215 $201 $210 $197 $227 $248 $252
Total $257 $370 $494 $587 $647 $705 $758 $800 $927 $917 $929 $967 $951 $941 $944 $960 $973 $1,024 $1,035

Figure 2: CIHR Investments by Primary Theme 2017-18 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
  • Primary theme designation is determined by the grantee at the time of the application
Figure 2 long description
Primary Theme 2017-18 Percentage Breakdown
Biomedical $472 46%
Clinical $140 13%
Health systems/services $81 8%
Social/Cultural/Environmental/Population Health $91 9%
Not applicable/Specified $252 24%
Total $1,035 100%

Figure 3: CIHR Fiscal Year Investments by Funding Type since 1999-00 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 3 long description
Funding type 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Investigator Initiated $176 $256 $334 $384 $410 $447 $481 $506 $545 $531 $525 $551 $556 $565 $570 $619 $632 $662 $682
Research in Priority Areas $41 $59 $97 $138 $174 $194 $215 $232 $321 $326 $331 $316 $311 $301 $302 $269 $276 $300 $294
Training and Career Support $39 $55 $64 $65 $63 $63 $63 $61 $60 $60 $73 $99 $83 $75 $72 $72 $64 $62 $59
Total $257 $370 $494 $587 $647 $705 $758 $800 $927 $917 $929 $967 $951 $941 $944 $960 $973 $1,024 $1,035

Figure 4: CIHR Investments by Region in 2017-18 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures, partner contributions and direct payments
Figure 4 long description
Region CIHR Expenditures 2017-18 Number of new and ongoing funded applications 2017-18
Alberta $113.50 805
British Columbia $152.09 1,240
Manitoba $29.65 200
New Brunswick $1.22 23
Newfoundland & Labrador $4.98 54
North West Territories $1.58 1
Nova Scotia $20.45 176
Nunavut $0 0
Ontario $550.05 3,615
Prince Edward Island $2.48 6
Quebec $346.28 2,255
Saskatchewan $42.38 103
Yukon $0 0

Figure 5a: Number of New and Ongoing Projects

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  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 5a long description
Continent 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Africa 0 0 0 3 9 5 6 9 8 8 11 30 38 37 41 37 34 30 27
Europe 5 8 11 19 27 48 66 68 63 94 108 117 157 158 202 210 204 231 229
North America 9 14 17 33 64 100 124 144 138 177 169 188 213 229 267 292 285 297 265
Oceania 1 2 4 7 14 15 19 22 22 27 40 27 49 52 56 64 62 64 70
Asia 0 0 0 5 9 9 2 23 47 74 106 112 115 116 105 92 71 53 43
South America 0 0 0 1 7 3 5 6 6 10 6 11 14 15 17 21 18 15 10

Figure 5b: Proportion of CIHR Grants with International linkages since 1999-00

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  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 5b long description
Proportion 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Percentage of total CIHR 1.1% 1.0% 1.7% 2.0% 3.2% 4.0% 3.9% 4.7% 5.0% 5.5% 8.3% 7.6% 9.3% 10.4% 12.6% 13.0% 13.0% 13.9% 13.6%
Percentage of total # of CIHR grants 0.7% 0.6% 0.6% 1.2% 2.1% 3.0% 3.5% 4.2% 4.4% 5.4% 6.1% 6.6% 8.0% 8.6% 10.6% 11.1% 11.2% 12.0% 11.5%

Figure 6: Countries with an International Linkage to a CIHR grants since 1999-00

  • Due to changes in methodology, figures may not reconcile with other published information
Figure 6 long description
Countries
  • Afghanistan
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • England
  • Ethiopia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Haiti
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scotland
  • Senegal
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Vietnam
  • Yugoslavia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Figure 7: Leveraged Partner Funding by Sector (in millions of dollars) – Cumulative totals from 1999-00 to 2017-18

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Includes partner contributions administered by CIHR, in kind and direct contributions from partner directly to the researcher
  • Includes both competition and applicant partner contributions where there may or may not be a formal agreement with CIHR
Figure 7 long description
Sector Total Percentage
Academia $138 6%
Federal partners $888 39%
International $217 9%
Municipal/Provincial funder $186 8%
Not-for-profit $353 15%
Profit $224 10%
Unspecified $285 12%
Total $2,291 100%

Figure 8: Leveraged Partner Funding by Sector (in millions of dollars) – 2017-18

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Includes partner contributions administered by CIHR, in kind and direct contributions from partner directly to the researcher
  • Includes both competition and applicant partner contributions where there may or may not be a formal agreement with CIHR
Figure 8 long description
Sector Total Percentage
Academia $5 2%
Federal partner $135 57%
International $37 16%
Municipal/Provincial funder $23 10%
Not-for-profit $33 14%
Profit $4 2%
Unspecified <$1 <1%
Total $235 100%
2016-2017

Figure 1: CIHR Fiscal Year Investments by Primary Theme since 1999-00 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
  • Primary theme designation is determined by the grantee at the time of application
Figure 1 long description
Primary theme 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Biomedical $88 $160 $250 $312 $354 $381 $419 $439 $444 $474 $463 $475 $458 $455 $454 $471 $459 $478
Clinical $13 $27 $47 $64 $69 $77 $82 $85 $101 $110 $126 $129 $130 $129 $130 $134 $132 $133
Health systems/services $0.7 $5 $16 $25 $32 $36 $36 $34 $42 $48 $55 $58 $57 $64 $61 $66 $73 $82
Social/Cultural/Environmental/Population Health $3 $9 $25 $38 $47 $56 $60 $69 $84 $85 $90 $91 $91 $92 $90 $90 $82 $83
Not applicable/Specified $152 $168 $157 $148 $144 $155 $161 $172 $255 $199 $195 $213 $215 $201 $210 $197 $227 $248
Total $257 $370 $494 $587 $647 $705 $758 $800 $927 $917 $929 $967 $951 $941 $944 $960 $973 $1,024

Figure 2: CIHR Investments by Primary Theme 2016-17 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
  • Primary theme designation is determined by the grantee at the time of the application
Figure 2 long description
Primary Theme 2016-17 Percentage Breakdown
Biomedical $478 47%
Clinical $134 13%
Health systems/services $82 8%
Social/Cultural/Environmental/Population Health $83 8%
Not applicable/Specified $248 24%
Total $1,024 100%

Figure 3: CIHR Fiscal Year Investments by Funding Type since 1999-00 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 3 long description
Funding type 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Investigator Initiated $176 $256 $334 $384 $410 $447 $481 $506 $545 $531 $525 $551 $556 $565 $570 $619 $632 $662
Research in Priority Areas $41 $59 $97 $138 $174 $194 $215 $232 $321 $326 $331 $316 $311 $301 $302 $269 $276 $300
Training and Career Support $39 $55 $64 $65 $63 $63 $63 $61 $60 $60 $73 $99 $83 $75 $72 $72 $64 $62
Total $257 $370 $494 $587 $647 $705 $758 $800 $927 $917 $929 $967 $951 $941 $944 $960 $973 $1,024

Figure 4: CIHR Investments by Region in 2016-17 (in millions of dollars)

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures, partner contributions and direct payments
Figure 4 long description
Region CIHR Expenditures 2016-17 Number of new and ongoing funded applications 2016-17
Alberta $112.87 822
British Columbia $152.22 1,267
Manitoba $30.24 217
New Brunswick $1.29 23
Newfoundland & Labrador $4.81 40
North West Territories $1.53 1
Nova Scotia $21.61 189
Nunavut $0.09 1
Ontario $528.02 3,635
Prince Edward Island $3.91 4
Quebec $345.77 2,311
Saskatchewan $20.25 115
Yukon $0 0

Figure 5a: Number of New and Ongoing Projects

  • Due to rounding as well as changes in methodology, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 5a long description
Continent 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Africa 0 0 0 3 9 5 6 9 8 8 11 30 38 37 41 37 34 30
Europe 5 8 11 19 27 48 66 68 63 94 108 117 157 158 202 210 204 231
North America 9 14 17 33 64 100 124 144 138 177 169 188 213 229 267 292 285 297
Oceania 1 2 4 7 14 15 19 22 22 27 40 27 49 52 56 64 62 64
Asia 0 0 0 5 9 9 2 23 47 74 106 112 115 116 105 92 71 53
South America 0 0 0 1 7 3 5 6 6 10 6 11 14 15 17 21 18 15

Figure 5b: Proportion of CIHR Grants with International linkages since 1999-00

  • Due to rounding as well as changes in methodology, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Excludes operating expenditures and partner contributions
Figure 5b long description
Proportion 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Percentage of total CIHR 1.1% 1.0% 1.7% 2.0% 3.2% 4.0% 3.9% 4.7% 5.0% 5.5% 8.3% 7.6% 9.3% 10.4% 12.6% 13.0% 13.0% 13.9%
Percentage of total # of CIHR grants 0.7% 0.6% 0.6% 1.2% 2.1% 3.0% 3.5% 4.2% 4.4% 5.4% 6.1% 6.6% 8.0% 8.6% 10.6% 11.1% 11.2% 12.0%

Figure 6: Countries with an International Linkage to a CIHR grants since 1999-00

  • Due to changes in methodology, figures may not reconcile with other published information
Figure 6 long description
Countries
  • Afghanistan
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Benin
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • England
  • Ethiopia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Haiti
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Scotland
  • Senegal
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Vietnam
  • Yugoslavia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Figure 7: Leveraged Partner Funding by Sector (in millions of dollars) – Cumulative totals from 1999-00 to 2016-17

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Includes partner contributions administered by CIHR, in kind and direct contributions from partner directly to the researcher
  • Includes both competition and applicant partner contributions where there may or may not be a formal agreement with CIHR
Figure 7 long description
Sector Total Percentage
Academia $133 6%
Federal partners $753 37%
International $181 9%
Municipal/Provincial funder $164 8%
Not-for-profit $320 16%
Profit $221 11%
Unspecified $285 14%
Total $2,056 100%

Figure 8: Leveraged Partner Funding by Sector (in millions of dollars) – 2016-17

  • Due to rounding, figures may not reconcile with other published information
  • Includes partner contributions administered by CIHR, in kind and direct contributions from partner directly to the researcher
  • Includes both competition and applicant partner contributions where there may or may not be a formal agreement with CIHR
Figure 8 long description
Sector Total Percentage
Academia $3 1%
Federal partner $119 55%
International $34 16%
Municipal/Provincial funder $23 11%
Not-for-profit $31 15%
Profit $4 2%
Unspecified <$1 <1%
Total $214 100%
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