Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – Proof of Principle – Phase II (Winter 2015 Competition). Internal Deadline: February 10, 2015 and Sponsor Deadline: February 17. Provides funding for proof of principle research projects up to 12 months in duration at the co-investment stage undertaking follow-on proof of principle activities in partnership with a non-academic investor. Note: the research should be at the stage where the principle of the IP has already been proven and the applicants have acquired interest from partners willing to invest in the new technology. Read more and apply here.