The ASRP is committed to a policy of partnership development in further strengthening its Training Awards and Research Grants Program. ASRP is working closely with the following partners and is pleased to acknowledge their support.
Aging Gracefully across Environments to Ensure Well-being, Engagement and Long Life NCE Inc. is a national research network in technology and aging whose aim is to help older Canadians to maintain their independence, health and quality of life through accessible technologies that increase their safety and security, support their independent living, and enhance their social participation. Launched in 2015 through the federally funded Networks of Centres of Excellence program, AGE-WELL addresses a wide range of complex issues in technology and aging through receptor-driven transdisciplinary research, training programs, partnerships, knowledge mobilization and the commercial development of technologies. AGE-WELL is funded through the NCE program from March 2015 to February 2020. AGE-WELL supports 8 Workpackages supported by 4 Crosscutting themes; spanning across 25 universities and research centres across Canada with more than 80 industry, government, and nonprofit partners.
Brain Canada is a national non-profit organization that enables and supports excellent, innovative, paradigm-changing brain research in Canada. For more than one decade, Brain Canada has made the case for the brain as a single, complex system with commonalities across the range of neurological disorders, mental illnesses and addictions.
Canadian Consortium for Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA)
The Canadian Consortium for Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) is a national initiative which brings together over 350 researchers across Canada to promote collaboration within disciplines, across disciplines and among Consortium partner organizations. Using a pan-Canadian approach, the Consortium will position researchers to lead and participate in innovative and transformative research to improve the quality of life and quality of services for those living with neurodegenerative disease that affect people’s cognitive health and their caregivers.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)is the Government of Canada’s health research investment agency. CIHR’s mission is to create new scientific knowledge and to enable its translation into improved health, more effective health services and products, and a strengthened health care system for Canadians. Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR provides leadership and support to more than 13,000 health researchers and trainees across Canada.
Canadian Nurses Foundation
The Canadian Nurses Foundation supports world-class Canadian health care by raising funds to advance nursing knowledge and research, and by recognizing professional merit in Canada’s nurses. For over 50 years, the Canadian Nurses Foundation has helped nurses learn, investigate and advance nursing best practices.
The Firefly Foundation is a charitable organization that funds research and develops programs with a mission to prolong brain health. In support of our vision of prolonging brain health, they fund research that supports two important areas:
• Discovery of a ‘cure’ for neurodegenerative disease in the longer term,
• Substantiation of things that can be done today to prolong brain health.
Their outreach programs aim to inspire young people to appreciate, understand and take care of their brains throughout their lifetime. They also fund and create programs that support and nurture the young students who are the neuroscientists of tomorrow. All of these initiatives support their ambition to create a culture of sustainable brains - helping people to stay bright and healthy.
Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS)
Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS) reports to the Minister of Economic Development, Innovation and Export Trade, supports health research in order to foster the well-being of Quebecers. Its mandate is to promote and provide funding for research, to disseminate knowledge, and to contribute to training, as well as to establish partnerships crucial to the development of Québec’s research and innovation system and its international reach.
New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF)
The New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) is an organization that has focused on the coordination, support and promotion of health research in New Brunswick. The NBHRF’s vision is a healthy and prosperous New Brunswick through excellence in health research and innovation.
Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation (PARF)
The mission of the Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation (PARF) is to eradicate Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. PARF is endeavoring to do this as the result of a generous grant from the Government of British Columbia and through additional fund raising activities. PARF will support scientists whose aim is to achieve this objective. PARF will assist universities, hospitals and other qualified Canadian institutions to recruit investigators who will devote their efforts to eradicating Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Pfizer Canada Inc. is the Canadian operation of Pfizer Inc., one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies with a diversified health care portfolio, which includes some of the world’s best known and most prescribed medicines and vaccines. Every day, Pfizer Canada employees work to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve patients' lives. Pfizer is a major contributor to health research in Canada. They apply science and our global resources to improve the health and well-being of Canadians at every stage of life. Their commitment is reflected in everything Pfizer does, from their disease awareness initiatives to their community partnerships.
Last Updated: 03/24/17