Joint & Bone Initiative

Catalyst Grants Program

Program Overview

Annual catalyst (seed) funding competitions are a priority for the Institute to encourage new transdisciplinary research initiatives. Up to $130,000 is awarded each year and enables members to initiate innovative, high-impact, and early-stage projects

Projects funded by this program are at an early-stage making it difficult to obtain external funding. Through collaboration among different disciplines, applicants can advance their work to increase the potential to leverage external funds.

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Current Competition    |    Funding Decisions      

Projects must be transdisciplinary, relevant to musculoskeletal health and must demonstrate potential for high impact, for example: 

The nominated applicant must be a member of the Bone and Joint Institute to be eligible for the award. 

For more details, please contac or 519-661-2111 x34567.