Partnered Awards




AllerGen and Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS) Clinical Research Scholars

Award Recipients: 2016 Ɩ 2013

Program Description

AllerGen and FRQS jointly fund Clinical Research Scholars – Junior 1 Career Awards in support of early-career researchers interested in a combined career as a clinician and an academic researcher. These awards are given annually to outstanding young clinical investigators who wish to pursue research in the areas of allergies and related immune diseases.

Next Call: July 2017


AllerGen and the Canadian Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF) Research Fellowships in Clinical Immunology and Allergy

Award Recipients: 2016

Program Description

The goal of the CAAIF / AllerGen Research Fellowship is to enable trainees in the field of Clinical Immunology and Allergy to pursue further research. The goals of the Foundation are to raise awareness for the following diseases: asthma, allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, chronic urticaria, food allergy, anaphylaxis, immune deficiency and other immunological diseases. Studies relevant to any of these conditions covering any of the four pillars of CIHR research are eligible for funding.

Next Call: January 15, 2017


AllerGen and Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Trainee Research Awards

Award Recipients: 2016 Ɩ 2015 Ɩ 2011

AllerGen and MSFHR co-fund the highest ranking candidates working in allergic disease research within the MSFHR regular training grants competition.

MSFHR 2017 Trainee Program

Next Call:

  • Letter of intent deadline: February 6, 2017
  • Full application deadline: March 6, 2017
  • Anticipated start of funding: September 1, 2017



AllerGen and Canadian Respiratory Research Network (CRRN) Emerging Research Leaders Initiative (ERLI)

Award Recipients: 2016 Ɩ 2015

The Emerging Research Leaders Initiative (ERLI) is an establishment grant program for researchers at the transition stage from post-doctoral fellow to early professional career stage in the areas of cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and/or respiratory health research. This multi-partnered initiative aims to reverse the downward trend in the number of postdoctoral students and young/emerging investigators in the field of cardiovascular cerebrovascular and respiratory research. A successful CRRN applicant that research focus is aligned with AllerGen’s mission and scope of research is eligible for a top-up of $12,000/year for the length of the award.

Next Call: CLOSED

For more information please contact:

Michelle Harkness
Manager, Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Training Program and Events
AllerGen NCE Inc.
(905) 525-9140 x 26633