The International MDT Research Foundation is registered as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization in the United States, operating on a worldwide basis under the governance of a Board of Directors. Applications for the Primary Grant will be accepted for the 2026 funding period until July 1st 2025. Before an application can be proceeded, a Letter of Intent has to be provided until April 1st 2025.


The International MDT Research Foundation awards grants for research.
Learn about IMDTRF grant opportunities and required criteria to submit a grant application:



One week left to provide your Letter of Intent

Researchers who want to apply for the Primary Grant of IMDTRF, must submit a Letter of Intent by midnight of April 1st 2024 in order to be considered for a full proposal submission. You find details here.

Call for Research 2024

IMDTRF Grant Research Awards: Up to $50,000 USD

IMDTRF is calling for quality research applications examining the benefits and limitations of the Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) system as it relates to rehabilitation. To date we have invested over US $280,000 in research projects. We have funded 40% of the applications submitted

Congratulation! New project funded

IMDTRF congratulates Dr. Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme and his team.
Their project Validation of the Pain and Disability Drivers Management Model for Patients with Neck Pain is receiving funding from the Primary Grant of IMDTRF.