ICRH Strategic research priorities

Strategic Priorities 2013-2016

ICRH identified the following 4 objectives, which align with CIHR’s strategic directions:

  • ICRH Objective 1: Increase the number and competitiveness of ICRH researchers in national and international grant competitions
  • ICRH Objective 2: Achieve better balance across the four CIHR research themes in ICRH-relevant fields
  • ICRH Objective 3: Enlarge the clinical trials activity in ICRH fields, particularly in respiratory health and stroke, and increase international collaborations in clinical trials
  • ICRH Objective 4: Enhance transparency in priority-setting, planning, and decision-making

To advance the above objectives, ICRH is focusing on the following four major priorities to guide its programs and activities:

  1. Enhance capacity, competitiveness, and impact through networking;
  2. Target training, mentoring and early career development to promote capacity building;
  3. Enhance opportunities for clinical, population health and health services research through cohort linkage and data enhancement; and
  4. Contribute to the advancement of relevant CIHR Roadmap Signature initiatives relevant to ICRH.

For more information, please consult ICRH’s Strategic Plan 2013-16.

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