Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation

Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) is the provincial agency that funds, supports and promotes the impact of health research that matters to Saskatchewan with the goal of strengthening research capacity and competitiveness; increasing the investment in research and innovation; and aligning research with stakeholders’ needs.

Current funding programs include:

  • Establishment Grants
  • Research Fellowships
  • Collaborative Innovation Development Grants
  • Sprout Grants
  • Patient-Oriented Research Leadership Grants
  • Research Connections
  • Saskatchewan Research Chairs


SHRF’s investments in research and collaborations with partners will contribute to the improved health of Saskatchewan citizens through a high performing health system with a robust culture of health research and innovation.

Total Number of Employees: 11


  • Partnerships and Collaborations
  • Advancing Knowledge
  • Capacity Building
  • Informing Decision-making
  • Peer-Reviewed Health Research Funding
  • Impact Assessment and Strategic Insights


Name: Patrick Odnokon Chief Executive Officer

Website: Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation

Tel: (306) 975-1680

Fax: (306) 975-1688

Address: 324 -111 Research Drive, 
Saskatoon, SK S7N 3R2