The Discovery Fund supports new, promising research ideas and initiatives, encouraging collaboration across disciplines and areas of research, from the molecular, to the cellular, to the level of human experience and behaviour. These investments set in motion and accelerate platforms of convergence, supporting the best new ideas to improve the understanding, prevention, early detection and treatment of mental disorders, and bring discoveries to those that need them most to realize better outcomes in mental health.
The Discovery Fund hosts an annual Seed Funding competition for CAMH scientists to develop innovative, high-risk/high-reward areas of research, with emphasis on external collaborations. Check out the groundbreaking research projects supported through the competition.
2020/2021 Seed Funding Projects