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Canadian Cancer Society/Lotte and John Hecht Memorial Foundation: Disruptive Innovation Grants in Cancer Research

Research Admin Offices:

  • HRS

Funding Type:


Opportunity Type:

  • Grant


Up to $250,000 over two years.


  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Health Sciences


  • Canadian Cancer Society


Internal Deadline:

March 7, 2024

Sponsor Deadline:

March 21, 2024

Additional Dates:

  • LOI HRS Due Date - March 7, 2024
  • LOI ROADS Due Date - March 14, 2024
  • Sponsor LOI Due Date - March 21, 2024
  • Sponsor Due Date (by invitation) - August 1, 2024


This opportunity supports researchers in cancer, or any other field or discipline, to test out their novel ideas for potentially game-changing impact in cancer prevention, detection, or treatment. Disruptive Innovation grants will be bold, high risk/high reward, early-stage projects for which preliminary data is not required.


Additional Details.


If applying from the Faculty of Health Sciences, unless otherwise indicated, you no longer need to send documents to HRS Intake. Your first point of contact is your assigned Senior Grants Advisor.

For more information and how to apply, contact Beatrice Fletcher, ROADS.