Through the Centre for Innovation’s competitive funding programs, Canadian Blood Services conducts and supports researchers and research projects in key areas. Recipients for one of our most dynamic programs, the BloodTechNet Award, were recently announced, and several other funding opportunities are now open for applications.
BloodTechNet funding supports the development of innovative educational projects. These projects deliver educational tools and resources to help development of skills, knowledge and expertise for health professionals in transfusion, cellular therapy and transplantation communities in Canada.
We recently announced the latest recipients of BloodTechNet Award Program funding. Their projects promise innovative solutions to the educational needs of health professionals.
Congratulations to all the recipients. We look forward to following the progress of these projects and seeing the tools and resources that emerge!
Learn about other impactful BloodTechNet-funded projects:
The Blood Efficiency Accelerator Program aims to improve the efficient and appropriate utilization of blood products, while maintaining the safety of the blood system. This Program supports innovative research projects that seek new knowledge or accelerate the application of existing knowledge. All investigators applying to the BEAP must be affiliated with a Canadian academic program as a faculty member or with Canadian Blood Services. All BEAP project teams must include at least one Canadian Blood Services employee. The 2021 BEAP competition is open now and accepting applications until July 15, 2021.
Through its Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, Canadian Blood Services offers salary support for young investigators. All postdoctoral fellows applying to the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program must be undertaking research training in a laboratory affiliated with Canadian Blood Services. The fellowship provides salary support plus benefits, and a one-time research allowance of $20,000. This competition is now open and accepting applications until July 15, 2021.
Check out our Funded Research Projects page to learn about the projects already funded under these Programs.
Interested in applying to either of these Programs? Click here for more information on our current funding opportunities. If you have any questions or need help identifying a team member or postdoctoral supervisor from Canadian Blood Services, contact the Centre for Innovation by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through discovery, development and applied research, Canadian Blood Services drives world-class innovation in blood transfusion, cellular therapy and transplantation—bringing clarity and insight to an increasingly complex healthcare future. Our dedicated research team and extended network of partners engage in exploratory and applied research to create new knowledge, inform and enhance best practices, contribute to the development of new services and technologies, and build capacity through training and collaboration. Find out more about our research impact.
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