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We are refreshing our look to improve the mobile device and overall web experience. Canadian Blood Services is continuing to take steps to develop a more user-friendly online appointment booking portal that will continue to improve over the coming weeks. In the meantime, we value your feedback and suggestions on the changes to the site.

If you have any difficulty completing your current task here, you can either look at the frequently asked question page or link back to the previous online booking site below

View Frequently Asked Questions View previous booking site

You can also complete your appointment booking anytime on our GiveBlood App:

Find a Clinic to book an appointment

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E.g., Aug 4, 2015
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Funding Opportunities

The Centre for Innovation has multiple funding programs open to Canadian researchers interested in pursuing projects focused on Canadian Blood Services research, training and educational priorities.

The Centre for Innovation constantly seeks partners to leverage expertise and funding to deliver innovative funding programs addressing the needs of Canadian Blood Services. For example, currently, the Centre for Innovation is in a partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Institute of Circulatory Health and Respiratory Health, to fund operating grants and new investigator awards.

Current Opportunities

Award Name Award Type Competition Status Next Competition Deadline

CBS/CIHR Operating Grants

Operating Grant

Closed TBD

Program Support Award for Canadian Transfusion Medicine and Science Research

Program Support
($750,000, 3years)



Kenneth J. Fyke Award

Research Grant
($100,000, one year)

Closed  October, 2016

Transfusion Medicine Residency Fellowship

Fellowship Closed TBD

James Kreppner Fellowship in Blood System Studies

Salary support Open August 21, 2015

CBS/CIHR New Investigator Salary Award

Salary support Closed TBD

Summer Internship Program

Studentship Closed TBD

Graduate Fellowship Program

Fellowship Closed TBD

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 

Fellowship Closed TBD

BloodTechNet Competition

Educational grant Closed



Contact Information for Funding Opportunities:

Cilla Perry
Manager, Centre for Innovation

Cheryl Hubert
Coordinator, Centre for Innovation