Medicine by Design funds or co-funds awards to advance research, clinical translation and commercialization of regenerative medicine and stem cell therapies. Principal investigators must have a faculty appointment with the University of Toronto.

Current Opportunities for Principal Investigators

2019 New (and Continuing) Ideas Awards

The deadline to submit expressions of intent (EOI) for the 2019 New (and Continuing) Ideas Awards was Nov. 26, 2018. If you submitted an EOI, you will be informed within three weeks if your project has been selected to proceed to the full application stage.  If you have questions please contact Céline Bauwens, Scientific Manager.

Current Opportunities for Trainees

2019 Post-doctoral Fellowship Awards

The 2019 Medicine by Design Post-doctoral Fellowship Awards will provide funding to high-calibre candidates at the University of Toronto and its affiliated hospitals who demonstrate outstanding potential to become independent researchers in the regenerative medicine field. Each award provides up to $50,000 per year in salary support for three years, from April 1, 2019, to March 31, 2022. Funds cannot be used for travel or other expenditures.

Submission deadline is Monday February 4, 2019 at 5 p.m. EST. After a review process, successful applicants will be notified within 60 days of submission.

Download the guidelines and application

 Travel Grants

Travel grants are available to trainees in the laboratories of Medicine by Design-funded principal investigators to attend conferences, workshops or courses that are directly related to Medicine by Design-funded research.