Funding Opportunities

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University Hospitals Kingston Foundation – New funding opportunity

The UHKF Health Care Innovation Fund provides timely seed funding for innovations that develop, improve or expand treatment options and/or care outcomes for patients, clients and residents of the Kingston hospitals. We are looking to fund, up to a maximum of $50,000, pilot projects that have the potential to positively impact patient care. Innovations may include:

  • A new process or procedure;
  • A new process for enhancing patient education and/or awareness;
  • A technical advancement;
  • A new business model;
  • Improvement of an existing program or process; and/or
  • The introduction of a clinical program, diagnostic test or procedure to the Kingston hospitals to ensure our level of innovation is on par with other Ontario academic health sciences centres.

For Research Projects only:

If your application is for a research project at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the VP, Health Sciences Research (Dr. Roger Deeley), is required to sign off on the application and no signature is required from the operational director of the program. The medical director is required to sign all applications.  

Once signed by your medical director, your KHSC research project application must be submitted to Smita Sengupta no later than 2 pm, May 30, 2017. 
The KHSC Research Office will coordinate the VP, Health Sciences Research review and signature process and forward your application directly to UHKF. 

KHSC research project applicants must also complete a TRAQ DSS FORM. 


Research projects: 2 pm, Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Non-research projects: Noon, Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Award notification: Friday, June 30, 2017

Queen's University funding opportunities: 

Queen's University Research Services offers comprehensive services for finding and applying for internal and external research funding:  

KGHRI-Queen's Internal Funding Competitions: 

Each year the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University and Kingston General Health Research Institute run competitions for various sources of funding made available from faculty research funds and hospital foundation funds.

The 2017 Internal Funding Competition is now concluded. 

View 2017 funding recipients here. 

SEAMO competitions:

If you are a SEAMO physician, you may also apply for: