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Request for Applications - COM & PSON


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In order to meet the objectives described in its Business Plan for 2013 to 2018, 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 Clinical Outcome Measures and Pilot Studies – Optimizing Neurorecovery Following SCI.

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

Please note both RFAs have been updated as of 29 August 2014. Refer to term of funding under "Request for Applications".

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 November 7, 2014 by 11:59pm Pacific Time. Applications submitted after this time will not be accepted. 

Key Dates

Funding opportunity announcement August 15, 2014 
Application deadline November 7, 2014
Application review process November - January, 2015
Notice of funding January, 2015
First disbursement of funds March, 2015

 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