Research & Training Funding

Kick-Start Stage 2: Application Materials

The Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine (OIRM) and C3i Center Inc. are on a mission to make it easier for Ontario’s regenerative medicine (RM) sector to thrive. OIRM and C3i are partnering with the BioInnovation Fund, Bloom Burton & Co., Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization and Versant Ventures to ensure these made-in-Ontario technologies get the strategic support they need to succeed.

A full program guide and all necessary application documents can be downloaded by clicking here (.zip file).

Note: The NOI submission deadline has passed (Stage 1). Only those who submitted an NOI are eligible to submit a full application to Kick-Start.

Key dates:

Stage 2: Program Guidelines and Application
– Program Launch: Monday, April 5th, 2021
– Program Webinar: Thursday, April 8th, 2021
– Application Deadline: Mon, June 7th, 2021

Submissions will be reviewed throughout the summer toward a funding announcement in mid-September, 2021.

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