2 new medical research grants open


// Applications are now open for two new grant opportunities under the Medical Research Future Fund, being delivered on behalf of the Department of Health…

  1. Pathogen Genomics Grant Opportunity – $32 million over four years 2019-20 to 2022-23

Provides researchers with grants of up to $10 million for large-scale pilot research studies into pathogen genomics late in the research and development pipeline aiming to demonstrate clinical and/or public health utility, cost-effectiveness, and capacity for translation of genomics in the clinic, in recognition that such evidence is critical to the adoption of genomics in mainstream healthcare.

Further information: https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/genomics-health-futures-mission-pathogen-genomics or email genomics@industry.gov.au.

2. Congenital Heart Disease Grant Opportunity – $20 million over five years from 2019-20 to 2023-24

Provides researchers with funding of up to $10 million to provide new diagnoses and treatment options for those suffering from congenital heart disease.  Ideally projects will align with the National Strategic Action Plan for Childhood Heart Disease.

Further information: https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/congenital-heart-disease or email arp@industry.gov.au

Applications for both opportunities close 12 September 2019 5.00pm AEST.