The Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) coordinates international research funding and supports collaborative action for filling knowledge gaps on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) with a One Health perspective.

NHMRC is providing up to $3 million to support Australian-based researchers who are participating as partners in transnational consortia under the JPIAMR Call for Proposals for multinational research projects on Interventions Moving forward to Promote ACTion to counteract the emergence and spread and transmission of bacterial and fungal resistance and to improve treatments (IMPACT).

NHMRC aims to fund the Australian-based components of research, where the transnational consortium has been recommended for funding by JPIAMR.

Application process

  1. JPIAMR calls for pre-proposals.
  2. JPIAMR conducts assessment of pre-proposals.
  3. JPIAMR invites successful pre-proposal applicants to submit a full proposal.
  4. NHMRC invites successful Australian-based researchers to apply to NHMRC for support of the Australian components of the research by submitting an application in Sapphire.
  5. JPIAMR conducts peer review on all full proposal applications submitted.
  6. Call Steering Committee considers and approves the final ranking list.
  7. NHMRC reviews the budgets requested for Australian partners.
  8. Funding recommendation approval process.

Further details for the call and guidance documents can be found on JPIAMR and by viewing the recorded webinar.

Grant at a glance

Duration of funding
1 to 3 years
Level of funding

Outcomes of funding rounds


Before you submit an application, please make sure you have:


Grant submission advice

Read all relevant reference material

GrantConnect GO Documents


Liaise with your Administering Institution

to identify any specific requirements that the institution may have


Ensure your application is complete and correct.