The Medical Research Future Fund – Stem Cell Therapies Mission – 2020 Stem Cell Therapies Grant Opportunity will support stem cell research to deliver innovative, safe and effective treatments.

The objective of the 2020 Stem Cell Therapies Grant Opportunity is to prime teams working on ‘proof of concept’ stem cell research targeted towards a health care outcome. Funding for such priming programs will target two priority areas aimed at driving innovation and accelerating implementation into clinical practice:

  1. Stem cell therapies
  2. New treatments using human tissues made from stem cells.

This grant opportunity is being administered by NHMRC on behalf of the Commonwealth Department of Health.

Further information on the Medical Research Future Fund and the Stem Cell Therapies Mission is available on the Department’s website at: https://www.health.gov.au/mrff.

Outcomes of funding rounds