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Rapid Response: Canada 2020 (Alzheimer’s & Related Diseases/Parkinson’s & Related Diseases)

Transformational Research: Canada 2020 (Alzheimer’s & Related Diseases/Parkinson’s & Related Diseases)

The goal of both the Rapid Response and the Transformational Research programs is to provide funding for high risk, high reward, translational research that accelerates the development of treatments for neurodegenerative diseases of ageing.


Funding Available:

  • Rapid Response: Up to $300,000 over up to 18 months per project.
  • Transformational Research: Up to $1,500,000 over up to 3 years per project.


Important Dates:


Alzheimer’s & Related Diseases

Parkinson’s & Related Diseases

Program Information Session:

February 14, 2020 - 1pm ET

March 20, 2020 - 1pm ET

LOI Deadline:

March 27, 2020 - 2pm ET

April 30, 2020 - 2pm ET

Anticipated Award:

October 2020

December 2020