LeadAction-Onco Competition
LeadAction-Onco Competition

(Competition rules can be find here)

This joint call for projects is an opportunity for researchers from Quebec and the rest of Canada to accelerate the transformation of their projects in oncology and immuno-oncology into novel therapies for the benefit of patients.

Project eligibility

The researchers are invited to submit research projects that meet the following criteria:

  • Show great scientific and commercial potential;
  • Fulfill an unmet and clearly identified medical need;
  • For developing pharmaceutical compounds or biotherapies;
  • Between the stages of hit identification and pre-clinical studies.

Competition total budget: $2.4 M

Grant amount per project: maximum of $600,000 for 2 years.
Co-funding is not mandatory.

Important dates

Deadline for submitting the Notice of Intent: October 30, 2018, by 4:30 pm
Deadline for submitting the Complete Application: February 4, 2019, by 4:30 pm


LeadAction-Onco Competition: Manon Pelletier, Program Manager – FRQS.

IRICoR: Audrey Segret, Project Manager – IRICoR.

Oncopole: Charles Meunier, Project Manager – Oncopole.
$600,000 per project for 2 years
Deadline for submitting the Notice of Intent
October 30th, 2018, 4:30pm