Neuro Partnerships Program


Under this program, Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives (HBHL) provides 1:1 matching funds for projects with a high potential impact through existing programs offered by the Ministère de l'Économie et de l'Innovation (MEI). Co-funding is available for up to 40% of the total project cost but the maximum contribution from HBHL is $200,000.

MEI co-funding is available through:

  • CQDM Quantum Leap and SynergiQc programs
  • MEDTEQ+ Industrial Consortium for Research and Innovation in Medical Technologies


Eligibility [New as of 2022] This program is now open to 1) projects that involve McGill spin-offs for first-time applicants and/or 2) projects that have previously received the HBHL Ignite grant.


1:1 match to funding from CQDM/MEDTEQ+, up to 40% of the total project cost

The maximum contribution from HBHL is $200,000


Requests for co-funding from HBHL should be submitted at least 3 weeks before the CQDM or MEDTEQ+ deadlines


  • HBHL's Innovation Committee (IC) will oversee the evaluation
  • Co-funding is conditional upon obtaining an award from CQDM or MEDTEQ+


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