Innovation to Life
UHF Funds Research and Innovation
Whether it's developing advanced technology, creating new knowledge or changing the way care is delivered, research plays a vital role in every aspect of patient care at the University of Alberta Hospital - one of western Canada's leading academic medical centres.
Research funding has paved the way for advancements in organ transplantation by increasing the number of suitable donor organs, and transformed stroke diagnosis and treatment at the University of Alberta Hospital.
UHF’s continued support for research provides invaluable seed funding for new, innovative research projects through peer-reviewed research competitions.
Research CompetitionsLearn More
Kaye Fund Competition
The Kaye Competition supports individuals or collaborative, interdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary teams in the pursuit of research, innovation, and quality improvement programs and projects.Learn More
UHF Medical Research Competition
The University Hospital Foundation Medical Research Competition (UHFMRC) provides funds to innovative, translational research for clinician scientists in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta.Learn More
Through Strategic Partnerships, the University Hospital Foundation brings together industry, the public sector and philanthropic investments to advance and translate Alberta’s innovations into solutions that impact the health of Albertans.Learn More
The University Hospital Foundation receives numerous requests for financial support. Requests are considered via a formal application and review process.
The deadline for submitting applications has been extended to Monday, March 15, 2021. Late submissions will not be accepted. The next intake period for funding requests is August 15th 2021.
For more information or to request an application package please fill in this form.