Alberta Transplant Innovation Fund (ATIF)

On October 26, 2016, Economic Development and Trade, Astellas and the University Hospital Foundation announced a $1.2M fund.

ATIF will invest in four key areas:

  • Advancing Alberta’s transplant technologies
  • Providing better care for Alberta transplant patients through education and better technologies
  • Validating and testing new transplant technologies from Alberta and abroad
  • Increasing organ donations and availability

Impact to date:

  • Funded four $25,000 research projects in collaboration with the Alberta Transplant Institute and the Canadian National Transplant Research Program
  • Established of pan-provincial advisory group of scientific, operational & clinical thought leaders in organ and tissue transplantation

Submission of LOIs for funding through ATIF now closed for 2016/17

Inquiries: Contact Judi Bahl – or 780-407-6883.


Alberta Transplant Innovation Fund Announcement - October 2016
Alberta Transplant Fund Announcement - October 26, 2016

UHF Alberta Govt and Astellas

Donor Office - University of Alberta Hospital

1H1.91 WMC, 8440 – 112 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7

Donor Office - Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute

2A9.006 MAHI, 8440 – 112 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7

Donor Office - Kaye Edmonton Clinic

1B.120 KEC, 11400 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z1

University Hospital Foundation

Phone: 780-407-7007 | Fax: 780-407-6603
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