Arthritis Ideator Awards

Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: inquire with unit

Memorial Deadline: Monday 18th, December 2023

External Deadline: Thursday 21st, December 2023


The Arthritis Ideator Awards™  will take place on Thursday, April 18, 2024. In total, $200,000 of awards will be presented. The first-place innovator will receive $100,000 and the runner up will receive $50,000, as selected by a VIP judging panel. A People’s Choice Award of $50,000 will also be selected by popular vote of Canadians across the country.

More detail about the awards and how to apply can be found on the 2024 Arthritis Ideator Awards page. Applications are due December 21, 2023, at midnight ET.

  • Ideas and innovations might include, for example:
  • – assistive devices for aiding mobility or making the activities of daily living easier for people with arthritis
  • – technology that can help manage the disease better
  • – an application that helps people monitor symptoms

Key Dates

September 21, 2023 – Submissions open
December 21, 2023 – Submissions close (midnight ET)
February 28, 2024 – Finalists announced
April 8, 2024 – People’s Choice Award voting begins
April 18, 2024 – Arthritis Ideator AwardsTM

Funding Sources

The Arthritis Society

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: October 19, 2023