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Laboratory Scientist

The first Long COVID Web call for proposals aims to support Canadian-led research studies that seek to accelerate our understanding and improve care delivery and treatment of Long COVID.


This funding opportunity has been specifically designed to provide seed funding to generate evidence that lay the foundation for future research and applications to other funding opportunities or to perform and establish necessary fundamental work that enables innovative research.

Calls for Collaborations

Supporting Pan-Canadian Long COVID Research

Funds Available

Up to $1.2 million CAD is available for this call. With funding amounts of up to $25,000 (4-8 awards, towards trainee/PDF/staff support), up to $50,000 (6-10 awards), and up to $100,000 (4-6 awards) to support 1-year projects.


For the proposed research to be eligible it must fulfill each of the following points:

  1. Be a registered member with Long COVID Web (

  2. Be eligible under tri-agency guidelines to be a principal applicant

  3. The nominated principal applicant/s(NPA/s) of any proposed research can only submit 1 application to this competition (while NPA/s can be co-investigator/s on applications)

  4. Emerging scholars and early-career researchers are encouraged to apply

  5. Agree funds will be transferred to an organization eligible to hold CIHR funds; this organization will ensure and report that funds were used for CIHR-eligible expenses, and the researchers will acknowledge the Long COVID Web partnership and funding in all related presentations and publications


  1. Announcements through the Long COVID Web begin August 19th, 2023

  2. Deadline for Proposals: October 9 th, 2023.

  3.  Awardees Announced: Early December 2023.


Please refer to the documents below for more information on the requirements and how to apply.

LCW_Call for Proposals_2023

LCW_2023_FundingCall - Application Form

Appendix B - Objectives and Key Results (OKR)

LCW_2023_FundingCall_Budget Form

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