Health Research Funding

AI Health Research New Investigator Award

A partnership with Alberta’s Comprehensive Academic and Research Institutions (CARIs) to develop relevant provincial capacity in translational health research through recruitment of outstanding junior researchers in key priority areas. Funding for this award was transitioned from the already successful Translational Health Chairs program.

Next expected deadline: currently closed to new nominations.

Value & Term

Up to a maximum of $1,000,000 over 5 years with the possibility of a two year maximum extension.

Alberta Innovates has developed this program in collaboration with our university partners to support the recruitment of outstanding junior researchers in key priority areas of health research. Funding for this award was transitioned from the already successful Translational Health Chairs program.

Program Contact Information

Name: Tara McCarthy 
Title: Acting Program Manager, Health
Phone: 780-429-9337
Email: tara.mccarthy@albertainnovates.ca