Brain Canada announces 2021 Platform Support Grants recipients


Brain Canada has announced the first recipients of the 2021 Platform Support Grants, which represent a combined investment of over $30M in brain research. The first of the nine recipients include McGill University’s the Neuro Virtual Integrated Patient (NeuroVIPs) platform, which received $6M; the University of Calgary, CSPR, and Sunnybrook’s expansion of the Canadian Stroke Recovery Clinical Trials (CanStroke) platform, which received $3.6M; the University of Alberta’s Sensory Motor Adaptive Rehabilitation Technology (SMART) platform, which received $3.14M; and a project by McMaster University and St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton called Enabling Neuroscience research Approaches for Brain, feeLings and Emotions (ENABLE), which will receive $2.4M. Additional recipients are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

McGill | Brain Canada (SMART) | Brain Canada (ENABLE) | Brain Canada (CanStroke)