Research Canada’s Leadership in Advocacy Award was established by Research Canada’s Board of Directors to honor outstanding advocates for medical, health and scientific research. The Leadership Award is presented to either an individual or organization who/which has made outstanding efforts in advocating for Canadian health research at the local, provincial and/or national level.
Nominees may be an individual or organization/company/institution who or which represents or is drawn from a stakeholder group across the health innovation continuum: government, academe, industry, non-governmental (not for profit sector), patients, health consumers. All nominees must be Canadian.
Nominations are accepted from Research Canada’s Members, Supporters and Partners. A secondary nominator is required for the nomination to be considered and cannot originate from a current member of Research Canada’s Award Selection Committee. Any nomination submitted may be considered for up to two award cycles.