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Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) 2020 COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Research Grant Opportunity

This Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Coronavirus Research Response- 2020 COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Research Grant Opportunity will accelerate the development of promising COVID-19 prophylactic vaccine candidates for which research and development is already underway. The prophylactic vaccine must be intended to induce active long-term immunity against COVID-19.

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MRFF - 2020 Genomics Health Futures Mission Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4560)

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Genomics Health Futures Mission’s intent is to improve the lives of Australians by accelerating research that delivers more effective testing, diagnosis and treatment; facilitates the adoption of new interventions; and consolidates Australia’s international leadership in genomics.

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MRFF – 2020 Cardiovascular Health Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4750)

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – Cardiovascular Health Mission - 2020 Cardiovascular Health Grant Opportunity aims to provide grants of financial assistance to support Australian medical research and medical innovation projects that develop novel interventions, treatments and conduct small-scale development projects to establish feasible, evidence-based approaches aimed at improving survivorship and reducing morbidity.

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MRFF – 2020 Childhood Cancer Research Grant Opportunity (GO ID: 4456)

The Medical Research Future Fund - Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research - 2020 Childhood Cancer Research Grant Opportunity will provide grants of financial assistance to support Australian medical research and medical innovation projects that improve our understanding of the aetiology, biology and progression of cancer in children and adolescents. 

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MRFF – 2020 Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Grant Opportunity (GO ID:4569)

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission - 2020 Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Grant Opportunity will support Australian medical research and medical innovation projects that:

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MRFF – 2020 Indigenous Health Research Grant Opportunity (GO ID:4582)

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) - Indigenous Health Research Fund’s intent is to mobilise health and medical research for the prevention of disease and promotion of health and social equity. Through cohesive research led by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, designed to deliver community benefit, it seeks to inform and transform the way the health system responds to the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the life course. 

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MRFF – 2020 International Clinical Trial Collaborations (ICTC) 20.2 Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4317)

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – 2020 International Clinical Trial Collaborations (ICTC) 20.2 Grant Opportunity will support Australian involvement in international collaborative investigator-initiated clinical trials.

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MRFF – 2020 Maternal Health and First 2000 Days, Early Childhood, and Exercise and Nutrition Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4446)

The MRFF – Preventive and Public Health Research Initiative supports research that focuses on one or more of the following priorities: maternal health, early childhood, or exercise and nutrition.

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MRFF – 2020 Paediatric Cancer Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4559)

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research Initiative – 2020 Paediatric Cancer Grant Opportunity will provide a grant of financial assistance to support a co-ordinated program of Victorian medical research and medical innovation projects aimed at improving outcomes for children with cancer.

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MRFF – 2020 Stem Cell Therapies Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4571)

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – Stem Cell Therapies Mission – 2020 Stem Cell Therapies Grant Opportunity will support stem cell research to deliver innovative, safe and effective treatments through innovative projects that:

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MRFF – 2020 Traumatic Brain Injury Mission Grant Opportunity (GO ID:4573)

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – Traumatic Brain Injury Mission aims to accelerate Australian Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) research that develops and delivers innovative and effective treatments that substantially and equitably optimise and improve outcomes for people who experience TBI, in partnership with people with TBI and carers.

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NHMRC Special Initiative in Human Health and Environmental Change

Resilience to environmental change, emerging health threats and emergencies is one of NHMRC’s strategic priorities for action in 2018-2021. NHMRC aims to deliver on this priority by boosting research capacity and capability through a special initiative that will improve Australia’s preparedness and responsiveness to human health threats from changing environmental conditions and extreme weather events.

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Partnership Projects

This funding scheme provides funding and support to create new opportunities for researchers and policy makers to work together to define research questions, undertake research, interpret the findings and implement the findings into policy and practice.

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Partnership Projects PRC1

This funding scheme provides funding and support to create new opportunities for researchers and policy makers to work together to define research questions, undertake research, interpret the findings and implement the findings into policy and practice.

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2020 NIHR Collaborative Research Grants – 2021 funding Round 2

The NHMRC-National Institute for Health Research Collaborative Research Grants scheme supports Australian participation and collaboration in leading international collaborative research through the United Kingdom’s NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme. The HTA Programme funds independent research about the effectiveness, costs and broader impact of healthcare treatments and tests.

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Development Grants

The Development Grant scheme provides financial support to individual researchers and/or research teams to undertake health and medical research within Australia at the proof-of-concept stage that specifically drives towards a commercial outcome within a foreseeable timeframe.

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Ideas Grants

The objective of the Ideas Grant scheme is to support innovative research projects addressing a specific question(s).

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Investigator Grants 2021 (funding commencing 2022)

Investigator Grants consolidate separate fellowship and research support into one grant scheme that provides the highest-performing researchers at all career stages with funding for their salary (if required) and a significant research support package.

These grants provide the investigator with flexibility to pursue important new research directions as they arise and to form collaborations as needed, rather than being restricted to the scope of a specific research project.

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MRFF – 2020 Efficient Use of Existing Medicines Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4450)

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – Preventive and Public Health Research Initiative - 2020 Efficient Use of Existing Medicines Grant Opportunity will support Australian medical research projects that conduct clinical trials to address one of the following topics:

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MRFF – 2020 Improving Diagnosis in Cancers with Low Survival Rates Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4535)

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research Initiative - 2020 Improving Diagnosis in Cancers with Low Survival Rates Grant Opportunity aims to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians by supporting research that improves the five-year relative survival rate for ovarian cancer, cancers of the pancreas, liver cancer, lung cancer and cancers with unknown primary site by enabling early diagnosis.

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NHMRC e-ASIA 2021 Joint Research Program

The NHMRC e-ASIA 2021 Joint Research Program will support Australian participation and collaboration in leading international collaborative research through the e-ASIA JRP (e-ASIA JRP). The e-ASIA JRP supports international joint research projects in the East Asia region on a multilateral basis, and promotes the interaction of researchers through scientific workshops.

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Postgraduate Scholarships

The NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships scheme funds successful applicants to attain a research based postgraduate degree (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or a Research Masters Degree).

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Synergy Grants

Synergy Grants support outstanding multidisciplinary teams of investigators to work together to answer major questions that cannot be answered by a single investigator.