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Independent Medical Education

Independent Medical Education

Independent Medical Education Grants and Sponsorships are the cornerstone of supporting our patients by providing funds for the continuing medical education of healthcare professionals.*(Dear Health Care Provider, Please be informed that for the foreseeable future, CSL Behring Canada has paused their funding program for Grants and Donations requests. We value contributing to Canadian initiatives that improve the lives of patients and will make it a priority to inform you when our status changes. For any inquiries, please contact us at

As a cornerstone of supporting our patients, CSL Behring provides funds for independent medical education activities for healthcare professionals. Funding in the form of grants and sponsorships is issued to support programs where CSL Behring does not control, influence or participate in the design of the educational activity. Supported program types include, but are not limited to, medical seminars and symposia, sessions at physician specialty meetings and conventions, and accredited web-based learning

Grants and sponsorships to support independent medical education are provided in a manner that preserves the independence of educational programs from commercial influence and complies with applicable laws and regulations and the Innovative Medicines Canada Code of Ethical Practices.

Funding of independent medical education is never offered or provided as an incentive to prescribe, recommend, dispense, purchase, supply, approve, reimburse or administer any CSL Behring product.

Areas of Focus

- Immunodeficiency
- Hemophilia Disorders
- Immune-Mediated Neuromuscular Disorders
- Acquired & Oral Anticoagulant-Associated Bleeding
- Hereditary Angioedema (HAE)

Application Details

All applications to be submitted in English.

A complete application for independent medical education funding  must include the following:

  • An online application submitted through the portal.
  • Documentation regarding the rationale and objectives of the educational program.
  • An agenda, brochure or overview of the educational event or activity.
  • If a sponsorship is requested, a description of the benefits offered to CSL Behring in connection with the sponsorship.
  • An itemized budget. If using the CSL Behring template, complete all necessary fields including Estimated Income at the bottom of the sheet. For ease of review, add additional sheets if request includes more than one Program Method. Include Descriptions to provide further information.  Download Budget Template
  • Documentation of the hosting institution's accreditation as a CME provider (i.e., accreditation certificate), if applicable.


Application Request Process

  • Review "Areas of Focus" to identify if the funding request aligns with CSL Behring's areas of interest.
  • Review "Application Details" regularly for changes to the requirements to ensure the request meets all current program requirements.
  • To start an application click on "Apply Here".
  • Log in to your account. First time requestors must create an account.
  • Your request will be reviewed and we will notify you via email of the decision.
  • If your request is approved, you will be contacted regarding the Agreement and disbursement process.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: How will I know if my request was received?
A: You will receive a submission confirmation via email which will include your Request ID. Please keep this for your records. This email will also provide a link to the application to continue to follow up on the request.

Q: How will I be notified of the decision on the Grant or Sponsorship request?
A: You will receive an email notification of the status of the funding request after the Committee completes the review.