Deadline (Abbreviated Application to CIHR): JNPB Novel imaging and brain stimulation methods and technologies related to Neurodegenerative Diseases

The goal of this joint transnational call is to promote research aiming at the development of novel and the advanced use of existing cutting-edge imaging and brain stimulation technologies related to neurodegenerative diseases.

Proposals to be funded under this call will need to adequately involve patients, caregivers and the public. Consortia are expected to make every effort to include approaches on Patient and Public Involvement, where appropriate, at each stage of the research process including the preparation of the application.

Canadian applicants must meet the eligibility criteria that apply for all CIHR research funding programs.

CIHR Funding component: The total amount available for the Canadian component of this funding opportunity is CAD $666,000, enough to fund approximately 2 grants. This amount may increase if additional funding partners participate. The maximum amount per grant is CAD $111,000 per year for up to 3 years, for a total of CAD $333,000 per grant.

More details are available on the European Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research website. Dal researchers are reminded to review the Country and Region-Specific Guidelines for Canada.

Researchers interested in applying should contact ORS ( 



Pre-proposals - February 25, 2020 at 4:30pm


Pre-proposals (pre-application) to JPND - March 3, 2020 at 9am AST. Please note that NO documents need to be submitted to CIHR at this stage.

Full Proposal (Full Application) to JPND - June 30, 2020 at 9am AST

Abbreviated Application to CIHR - July 7, 2020 at 9pm AST