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Request for Applications - EIIT & PRSTC


Update (7/8/14): Winners announced! Click here for more details


In order to meet the objectives described in its business plan, RHI is launching two new funding opportunities. These funding opportunities are targeted towards specific areas that will help RHI move closer towards achieving its vision of a world without paralysis after SCI. To this end, RHI is accepting applications for funding requests pertaining to projects related to Emerging Interventions & Innovative Technologies and Preclinical SCI Research Towards Cures.

More information on these two funding opportunities can be found in their respective program guidelines:

Other Important Documents

Please refer to the following documents when completing a Request for Application

Application Submission

All applications must be submitted in PDF format via email to:
Rick Hansen Institute
Attn: (Specify which funding opportunity you are applying to in the subject line of the email)

Applications to this RHI funding opportunity are due on April 30, 2014 by 11:59pm Pacific Time. Applications submitted after this time will not be accepted. 

The deadline for submitting an application for these funding opportunities has passed and successful applicants notified. Please click here to see all successful applications.

Key Dates

Funding opportunity announcement February 11, 2014 
Application deadline April 30, 2014
Application review process May – June, 2014
Notice of funding July, 2014
First disbursement of funds September, 2014

 Any significant changes to the anticipated timeline will be communicated to applicants.


If you have any questions about either of these opportunities please contact one of the following:

Phalgun Joshi, PhD
Managing Director, Program Operations & Support
t: 604-827-1673

John Barclay, MBA
Manager, Commercialization & Industry Relations
t: 604-827-1676


Additional Information