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Canadian Blood Services now offers you quick and easy ways to book your blood donation appointment to save lives. Book on our website or on the GiveBlood App, 24/7 from the comfort of your home, work or on the go!

If you have any difficulty booking on our site, check out the frequently asked question page:

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or call us at 1-888-236-6283 or download and book on our GiveBlood App.

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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 Closed TBD

CBS/CIHR New Investigator Salary Award

Salary support Closed TBD

Summer Internship Program

Studentship Closed TBD

Graduate Fellowship Program

Fellowship Open December 7, 2015

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 

Fellowship Closed TBD

BloodTechNet Competition

Educational grant Open

March 2, 2016


Contact Information for Funding Opportunities:

Cilla Perry
Manager, Centre for Innovation

Cheryl Hubert
Coordinator, Centre for Innovation