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.

Feb 01, 2021 Kick-Start Innovation Investment Program Launched

Jan 19, 2021 Fast Five: Meet Dr. Lauren Flynn

Jan 19, 2021 Thinking Out of the Big-Box for Cancer Treatment

Dec 09, 2020 Fast Five: Dr. Michael Laflamme

Dec 09, 2020 Asking Big Questions in Type 1 Diabetes

Nov 25, 2020 Fast Five: Meet Sandra Donaldson

Nov 25, 2020 Swimming Upstream for Brain Research

Nov 11, 2020 New Focus for Treating Vision Loss

Oct 23, 2020 Fast Five: Meet Dr. Vince Tropepe

Oct 23, 2020 Cell Therapy Seeks to Undo “Irreversible” Scarring After a Heart Attack