Diabetes Canada 2021 Research Competition
2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the life-changing Canadian discovery of insulin. We are thrilled that, as we observe this anniversary, we are also able to introduce our 2021 research competition, and continue to support new discoveries by Canadian researchers who are improving the lives of people living with diabetes.
This year, Diabetes Canada will be awarding 15 “End Diabetes: 100” research awards. Each award commits a $100,000 operating grant annually for three years to support brilliant scientists and provide them with the freedom, autonomy, and resources to set them on the road to breakthrough discoveries. The competition guidelines, eligibility criteria, and application requirements will be available in May. Based on rigorous review, final funding decisions will be made in Fall 2021.
You spoke; we listened. The Diabetes Canada research strategy was built with your feedback. To shape our 2021 research funding competition, Diabetes Canada gathered direct input from key stakeholders. This year’s competition, as well as the future of our research strategy, was formed with feedback from 360 participants across Canada. The full report of input and key findings can be read here.
Diabetes Canada is committed to working together with talented researchers towards our common goal of creating a world free of the effects of diabetes.