Launch of the LeadAction-Onco Competition
Joint call for projects: IRICoR and Oncopole


Description of the competition and its promoters 

IRICoR and the Oncopole, in partnership with the FRQS, are launching the new LeadAction-Onco Competition. 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


Access the competition guidelines


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