30 March 2023

Ideas Grant - Minimum Data

RAOs are reminded that minimum data for the Ideas Grants 2023 funding round closes Wednesday 5 April 2023 17:00 AEST.

Minimum data fields for Ideas Grants 2023 are outlined in the Ideas Grants 2023 Guidelines at Appendix E: Ideas Grants 2023 Guide to Applicants (available on GrantConnect). 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:

  • their Sapphire account is active or access to Sapphire has been requested no less than 72 hours prior to minimum data close, and
  • participating institutions they intend to reference within the application are listed in Sapphire. Request that a new participating institution be added by emailing help@nhmrc.gov.au no less than 72 hours prior to grant opportunity close. Please include the institute’s URL and ABN if available.

Please note that any requests submitted outside the recommended timeframes above may not be actioned.

Please email help@nhmrc.gov.au for further information or assistance.