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Grants to Support Innovative Ways of Mobilizing
Research to Improve Health in Alberta, Canada

Knowledge-to-Action Grant

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Alberta Innovates Health Solutions

Deadline Date:

11/15/13 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to support applicants affiliated with Alberta, Canada organizations presenting innovative and effective ways to mobilize health research to: 1) inform policy and practice decisions; 2) help individuals, families, and communities make choices for better health; and 3) support commercial development of research discoveries.

The objectives of the KTA Grant are to:

- Facilitate the movement of health research and innovation discoveries toward practical applications;

- Support the translation of research activities that are aligned with the thematic priority areas defined in Alberta’s Health Research and Innovation Strategy and other priorities identified by AIHS;

- Catalyze and support collaborative ways of integrating knowledge translation (KT)* throughout the health research and innovation system;

- Advance the understanding of effective KT, improve the practice of KT, and support innovation and the use of research evidence in decision-making; and

- Support commercial development of research discoveries.

*For the purposes of these grants, knowledge translation (KT) is defined as a deliberate process of information exchange between producers and potential users of research to support evidence-informed decision-making and decision-maker informed research, ultimately for the betterment of the health and well-being of individuals.

A critical component of the KTA Grant is the evaluation of results, and demonstrating how these add to the body of knowledge on effective KT. The evaluation could focus on the effectiveness of KT models and mechanisms; generating new KT models; addressing methodological questions in the conduct of KT research; and testing the effectiveness of processes to develop new, more effective KT strategies.

The KTA grant covers direct KT research costs and may be used as a matching grant or seed grant for other KT grant programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 137228

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $25,000

Term of Contract:

These are one year, non-renewable grants.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To apply for a KTA Grant, the principal applicant must have their primary affiliation with an Alberta-based organization. Grant funds will flow through the organization of the principal applicant.

Pre-Application Information:

Click on the following link to access the application form and biosketch pages for both PC and Mac users: http://www.aihealthsolutions.ca/rtna/apply/.

Submit one original copy of your applications and five copies of any color figures, charts, or graphs to:
Program Department
Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions
10104 – 103 Avenue, Suite 1500
Edmonton, AB T5J 4A7
Fax: (780) 429-3509

Applications will be accepted if they are sent by overnight courier by 4:00 pm on the day of the deadline. Electronic submissions are not permitted.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Carla Weyland
Assistant Director, Programs
Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions
carla.weyland@albertainnovates.ca
780.429.9331

Nicole Tjepkema
Grants Coordinator, Programs
Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions
nicole.tjepkema@albertainnovates.ca
780.429.6891

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