A Disruptively Innovative Funding Opportunity – How do we get men to do things differently?
The Movember Foundation challenges Canadians to be creative and put forward innovative, outside the box concepts, products or services that disrupt long held assumptions/myths about men and their health in order to get men to do things differently.
There will be a minimum of ten innovation grants valued at up to $75,000 per year to a maximum of $150,000 (over two years) under this opportunity.
Innovative ideas or projects should be grounded in the real world and address common challenges of engaging men in their health & wellbeing rather than focusing on a specific disease.
Project ideas should provide solutions that have the potential for swift uptake in the male health and wellbeing field and should:
1) Engage men in healthier behaviour patterns, or
2) Encourage men to take action early when experiencing symptoms of poor health, or
3) Focus on health promotion including prevention of illness, social and environmental determinants that contribute to poor health decisions or outcomes.
|Innovation Challenge launch date||May 23, 2014|
|Question & Answer session (teleconference)
*Session in English only
|Thursday June 5, 2014 6:00 - 7:00 pm (EDT)|
|Online registration and submission of idea||Thursday June 26, 2014 - 5:00 pm (EDT)|
|Invitation to pitch idea||Early July|
|Pitch deadline||Monday August 11, 2014 - 5:00 pm (EDT)|
|Anticipated funding announcement||October 2014|
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