Diabetes, Obesity & Nutrition Seed Grant

The Diabetes, Obesity, & Nutrition Strategic Clinical Network (DON-SCN) is very pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Seed Grant funding competition. This opportunity is designed to allow researchers to collect data that would strengthen the rationale for larger funding proposals as well as potentially foster new collaborations. The research should have the potential to prevent disease or improve care for patients at risk of or experiencing diabetes, obesity, or nutrition-related health problems. The maximum amount of a single award is  10,000. The grant is nonrenewable. The total amount of funding available in this competition is $40,000.

Projects must have one Principal Investigator who will be either a faculty member in one of Alberta’s academic institutions (Universities or affiliated institutions) OR appointed staff at Alberta Health Services but not employed by the DON SCN.

Agency Name: 
Alberta Health Services
Contact Name: 
Naomi Popeski@AlbertaHealthServices.ca
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Funds Available - Direct costs up to $10,000. Funding may be requested for: General research operating expenses such as specimen-related costs; data collection, chart abstraction, statistical/financial analysis; Stipend support for trainees, or salaries for research associates/assistants. Other costs will be considered based on their justification. Funding will NOT be provided for: Previously incurred expenses: funding will not be provided for expenses incurred prior to implementation of the grant; Investigator salaries; Publication costs, legal or patent fees, membership fees, academic fees, secretarial support; travel to conferences, symposiums, presentations or meetings; Travel outside of Alberta.
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Friday, December 8, 2017
Internal Deadline: 
Monday, November 27, 2017
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