Canada invests over $31M in funding, in-kind support to HRTP

April 4, 2022
The Government of Canada has announced that it is investing over $31M in funding and in-kind support into the Health Research Training Platform (HRTP) over six years. The funding, which is provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the BC Women’s Health Foundation, Egale Canada, Mitacs, and the Public Health Agency of Canada, will support 13 unique HRTP programs at universities and research hospitals across Canada. The universities that will be receiving funding and hosting HRTPs include Université Laval, University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Toronto, and York University. The funds will support increased research capacity on certain diseases and health challenges and help trainees and early career researchers develop skills for their careers. Canada | Backgrounder (Projects) (National)