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The Rick Hansen Institute is a Canadian-based not-for-profit organization that drives innovation in spinal cord injury research and care. We strive to improve the lives of people living with SCI in Canada and around the world.

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CAPI Digital graphic websiteUpcoming Event: Pressure Injury Health Cafe - Fraser Valley

After two successful events in the BC Interior and Vancouver Island, the Rick Hansen Institute is reaching out to stakeholders across the Fraser Valley on March 13 and 14 to learn more about services, access and supports for residents of the region who are coping with community-acquired pressure injuries as a result of their SCI by hosting a Health Cafe and Visioning Roundtable. More >

Announcement DuncanIndian and Canadian innovators partner to create solutions for people with spinal cord injury

The Rick Hansen Institute is pleased to embark on a unique partnership with IC-IMPACTS and the Indian Spinal Injuries Centre (ISIC) that holds the potential to benefit people with spinal cord injuries in India, Canada, and around the world. More >









Generating knowledge and establishing treatments that will lead to cures for paralysis after SCI




Establishing best practices to optimize and standardize care




Facilitating increased investment in innovative technologies




Engaging people with SCI, improving awareness and enhancing opportunities