1 April 2022

RAOs are reminded that Minimum Data for the Ideas Grants 2022 funding round closes 17:00 AEST Wednesday 6 April.

Minimum data fields for Ideas Grants 2022 are outlined in the Ideas Grants 2022 Guidelines at Appendix E: Ideas Grants Guide to Applicants. Using placeholder text such as “text”, “synopsis”, “xx” or “Ideas Grant” etc. is not acceptable as minimum data.
Failure to meet these minimum data requirements by the deadline will result in the application not proceeding.
RAOs are not required to certify applications for the purpose of minimum data. Applications should only be certified once they are complete and ready for submission.

Research Help Centre (RHC) and Sapphire Requests
Applicants who intend to submit applications to the Ideas Grant round should ensure that:

  • they have an active account or request access to Sapphire as soon as possible
  • any participating institutions they intend to list as part of their application are available in Sapphire
  • if a participating institution is not available, please email help@nhmrc.gov.au, include the URL and request that it be added to the system.