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Upcoming Monkeypox rapid response funding opportunity

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and IDRC, on behalf of the Government of Canada, are supporting a rapid research response to outbreaks of Monkeypox in Canada and Africa. The Monkeypox Rapid Research Response competition will launch the week of August 1, 2022.
Monkeypox lesions on a hand and forearm.
Typical monkeypox lesions.

All applications must be co-led by Canadian and African researchers. The maximum grant available will be up to CAD3 million for a period of up to two years in the form of a single grant. This amount may increase if partner funding becomes available. A supplement to a grant or its renewal may be possible depending on the evolution of the Monkeypox outbreak. 

Since an interdisciplinary research response is important, this opportunity will include an expression of interest stage. All applicants must submit a summary of up to 250 words that describes the early thinking regarding their proposal and potential approaches to collaborate with both domestic and international researchers. 

More information on this competition is available on the CIHR website