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The AHSC AFP Innovation Fund competition is a collaboration between the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Ontario Medical Association (OMA). It provides short-term (one or two-year) seed funding to support innovative projects that will transform healthcare delivery in Ontario.

The AHSC AFP Innovation Fund competition supports projects up to $150,000 per application this year.

According to the AHSC AFP Innovation Fund Framework and Guidelines, projects are particularly innovative if they:

  • Have a definite potential to impact healthcare delivery
  • Are implementable and contain realistic goals
  • Have clear, measurable metrics for success
  • Offer opportunities to translate new knowledge into medical practice
  • Are transferable to other institutions or regions or the province

NEW: If you plan to apply for this year’s SEAMO Innovation Fund competition, you must submit an initial statement of intent that provides a very brief description including:

  • Name of primary applicant
  • Title of project
  • Focus of the proposed innovation for care delivery (one or two sentences)

For further information, visit the IFPOC websiteVisit a full list of previous Innovation Fund winners. 

Innovation Fund Videos

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Innovation Fund Podcast 2023

Dr. Akihiro Nakamura

SEAMO Innovation Fund Winners 2023 Interviews: Dr. Akihiro Nakamura

Dr. David Clinkard

SEAMO Innovation Fund Winners 2023 Interviews: Dr. David Clinkard

Dr. Glykeria Martou

SEAMO Innovation Fund Winners 2023 Interviews: Drs. Glykeria Martou and Susan Brogly

Dr. Teresa Purzner

SEAMO Innovation Fund Winners 2023 Interviews: Dr. Teresa Purzner

Dr. Dawa Samdup

SEAMO Innovation Fund Winners 2023 Interviews: Dr. Dawa Samdup

Dr. Jacob Rullo

SEAMO Innovation Fund Winners 2023 Interviews: Dr. Jacob Rullo

Dr. Stephanie Sibley

SEAMO Innovation Fund Winners 2023 Interviews: Dr. Stephanie Sibley

Dr. Jean Mathews

SEAMO Innovation Fund Winners 2023 Interviews: Dr. Jean Mathews

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Innovation Fund workshop: tips for a successful grant application