GrantS and funding opportunities

Looking for funding for your research project? Here is a list of the latest grant opportunities relevant to research projects at TRI.

This helpful resource has been launched to assist researchers and clinicians at TRI to stay on top of the latest funding opportunities.

Please note that it should not be considered a comprehensive list of all available grants, and your institution may have an earlier minimum data due date (remember to check with your research office)

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Last updated: 30 August 2019, 10am. 

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Medical Research Future Fund - Accelerated Research - Congenital Heart Disease Department of Health 16 July 2019 Maximum grant amount is $10 million.

The Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) grant opportunity forms part of the Accelerated Research initiative, funded through the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF).

The CHD grant opportunity supports research to provide new diagnoses and treatment options for those suffering from congenital heart disease.

GrantConnect - GO2511 12 Sept 2019
Genomics Health Futures Mission - Flagships - Pathogen Genomics Department of Health 14 May 2019 Ranging from $1 million to $10 million 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. Genomics Health Futures Mission - Flagships - Pathogen Genomics 

GrantConnect - GO2481

CLOSING DATE EXTENDED to 5pm AEST, 12 September 2019
MRFF Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry Initiative (REDI) Department of Health July 2019 Maximum grant amount is $32 million To fund one service provider who will be responsible for:
- facilitating connections between industry, universities, registered training organisations and government entities; and
- delivering, potentially in collaboration with joint-service partners’ relevant training programs, industry placements, mentoring and exchange programs for researchers.
GrantConnect - GO2827 19 Sept 2019
Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) Grants, Round 8 Department of Industry, Innovation and Science 13 August 2019 $100,000 to $3 million per grant. Maximum grant period is 3 years. CRC-P grants support short term industry-led collaborations to develop important new technologies, products and services that deliver tangible outcomes.
These projects must help to industry-identified problems, benefit SMEs and increase their capacity to grow and adapt in changing markets, and include education and training activities.
GrantConnect - GO2882 24 September 2019, 5pm AEST
Metro North Collaborative Research Grants 2020 Metro North HHS August 2019 Up to $50,000 per award Enables new research collaborations between Metro North and UQ, QUT, QIMRB and Griffith. Lead investigator must be an early career researcher with a full-time, part-time, temporary or permanent appointment with Metro North. Chief Investigators can be from UQ, MRI-UQ, QUT, QIMRB or Griffith. Up to $50,000 available per award (50% funded from collaborating institute/s). Metro North HHS - Research Grants 30 September 2019
Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) Department of Industry, Innovation and Science 28 August 2019 From $500,000 to $1,000,000

Supports collaboration between Australian and Indian researchers in strategically focused, leading-edge scientific research and technology projects. 

The priority areas for Round 12 of the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund Collaborative Research Projects are:

Indo-Australian Science & Technology Fund (administered by DST in India): Climate Change mitigation and adaptation; Food processing, storage and distribution; Mining safety and efficiency.

Indo-Australian Biotechnology Fund (administered by DBT in India): Cancer therapeutics/ theranostics; Genomics and precision medicine; Pest-resistant crops.

GrantConnect - GO2907 23 October 2019
MRFF International Clinical Trial Collaborations Grant Opportunity NHMRC Jan 2019 $4.2 million available in each peer review cycle Supports Australian leadership of, and participation in, high quality international collaborative investigator-initiated clinical trials. 
Clinical trials supported under the program will improve the health outcomes of Australians by supporting decisions on whether to deliver interventions in an Australian healthcare setting.
GrantConnect - GO1737

Continuous applications - 3 rounds per year

ROUND 3: Due 4 Dec 2019

NHMRC Partnership Projects NMHRC 16 Jan 2019 Funding available: Up to $1,500,000
Duration: Up to 5 years
Partnership Projects will support connections, within the Australian context, that translate research evidence into health policy and health practice, to improve health services and processes.
They create partnerships among decision makers, policy makers, managers, clinicians and researchers, and answer a specific research question to influence health and well-being through changes in the delivery, organisation, funding and access to health services.
Continuous applications.
GrantConnect - GO2165 Closing 5pm (ACT local time), 4 Dec 2019
Linkage Projects for funding applied for in 2019 ARC Dec 2018 From $50,000.00 to $300,000.00 The Linkage Projects grant opportunity supports projects which initiate or develop long term strategic research alliances to apply advanced knowledge to problems, acquire new knowledge and as a basis for securing commercial and other benefits of research. GrantConnect - GO2093 Closing 19 Dec 2019, 5pm ACT local time.