Medical Research Future Fund Grants - submission via NHMRC Research Grants Management System

Status

OPEN/FORECAST OPPORTUNITIES

Internal deadlines

Clinical Trials Activity - RCRDUN Initiative - Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Need Grant Opportunity

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

15 Nov 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

11 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

22 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to MRFF

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

15 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Clinical Trials Activity - RCRDUN Initiative - Childhood Brain Cancer Grant Opportunity

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

15 Nov 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

11 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

22 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to the NHMRC

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

15 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Clinical Trials Activity - RCRDUN Initiative - Neurological Disorders Grant Opportunity

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

15 Nov 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

11 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

22 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to the NHMRC

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

15 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Clinical Trials Activity - RCRDUN Initiative - Reproductive Cancers Grant Opportunity

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

15 Nov 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

11 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

22 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to the NHMRC

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

15 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research (EPCDR) initiative - Endometriosis Research Grant Opportunity

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

27 Nov 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

11 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

22 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to the NHMRC

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

15 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research (EPCDR) initiative - Ovarian Cancer Research Grant Opportunity

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

28 Nov 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

11 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

22 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to the NHMRC

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

15 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Million Minds Mission - Suicide Prevention

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

28 Nov 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

11 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

22 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to the NHMRC

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

15 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

PPHR Initiative - 2019 Preventive and Public Health Research Grant Opportunity

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

11 Dec 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

18 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

22 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to the NHMRC

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

15 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

PPHR Initiative - 2019 Targeted Health System and Community Organisation Research Grant Opportunity

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

11 Dec 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

18 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

22 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to the NHMRC

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

15 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

PHCR Initiative - 2019 Primary Health Care Research Grant Opportunity

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

11 Dec 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

18 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

22 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to the NHMRC

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

15 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

EPCDR Initiative – 2019 Mental Health Pharmacogenomics Grant Opportunity

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

11 Dec 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

18 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

22 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to the NHMRC

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

15 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Global Health Initiative - 2019 Tackling AMR and DR-TB Grant Opportunity

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

13 Dec 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

18 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

22 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to the NHMRC

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

15 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

CVH Mission - 2019 Cardiovascular Health Grant Opportunity

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

13 Dec 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

18 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

29 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to the NHMRC

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

22 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Indigenous Health Research Grant Opportunity

STAGEREQ'DSUBMISSION
Applications open in RGMS

13 Dec 2019

Submit Notice of Intent to
Submit (NOIS) form

M

18 Dec 2019

Email Deakin Research Grants

Minimum data requirements in
RGMS

M

29 Jan 2020

Applicants that miss this deadline will not be able to submit an application to the NHMRC

Final application in RGMS,
Certification and Consent forms

M

22 Jan 2020

Email snapshot reports and all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Email DU Certification form(s) and AI consent(s) to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

O - Optional / M - Mandatory

Overview

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) provides grants of financial assistance to support health and medical research and innovation, with the objective of improving the health and wellbeing of Australians.

NHMRC is working with the Department of Health to implement a number of disbursement from the MRFF. This assistance will draw on NHMRC’s high quality application and assessment processes and the expertise available to NHMRC through the health and medical research sector.

Clinical Trials Activity - RCRDUN Initiative - Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Need Grant Opportunity

Applications to this grant opportunity must propose a clinical trial that addresses a gap in current research and/or knowledge in rare cancers, rare diseases and areas of unmet medical need.

Applications must address the desired outcomes described in section 1.3 of the grant guidelines.

Clinical Trials Activity - RCRDUN Initiative - Childhood Brain Cancer Grant Opportunity

Applications to this grant opportunity must propose a clinical trial that addresses a gap in current research and/or knowledge in childhood brain cancer.

Applications must address the desired outcomes described in section 1.3 of the grant guidelines.

Clinical Trials Activity - RCRDUN Initiative - Neurological Disorders Grant Opportunity

Applications to this grant opportunity must propose a clinical trial that addresses a gap in current research and/or knowledge in neurological disorders, including (but not limited to) Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), spinal cord injuries (SCI) and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Applications must address the desired outcomes described in section 1.3 of the grant guidelines.

Clinical Trials Activity - RCRDUN Initiative - Reproductive Cancers Grant Opportunity

Applications to this grant opportunity must propose a clinical trial that addresses a gap in current research and/or knowledge in reproductive cancer.

Applications must address the desired outcomes described in section 1.3 of the grant guidelines.

Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research (EPCDR) initiative - Endometriosis Research Grant Opportunity

The MRFF Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research (EPCDR) Initiative aims to enable or support:

  • high quality biomedical, clinical, health services and/or population health research that improves patient care
  • translation of new discoveries into clinical practice
  • new diagnoses, treatments and cures to those suffering from rare and debilitating conditions
  • joint collaboration of consumers and researchers in undertaking research in emerging priority areas, and
  • many Australians with debilitating conditions.

The objectives of the 2019 Endometriosis Research grant opportunity are to:

  • facilitate innovative, high quality research that will lead to:
    • improved diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis
    • research that will address the gaps in research, leading to a better understanding of the causes and underlying factors that contribute to the development and progression of endometriosis
  • facilitate consumer involvement in the design and evaluation of the research project (including participation in the conduct of the research)
  • provide high-quality evidence for new health treatments and/or drugs (where appropriate)
  • enable rapid translation of consumer-relevant research into clinical practice, health policy, and/or health advice that will lead to positive impacts for consumers
  • encourage the development of multi-disciplinary research teams that deliver measureable outcomes that are a priority for consumers
  • encourage collaboration between research teams, policy makers, healthcare funders and the health delivery sector (e.g. education, community, industry and/or healthcare).

Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research (EPCDR) initiative - Ovarian Cancer Research Grant Opportunity

The Medical Research Future Fund - Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research (EPCDR) Initiative aims to enable or support:

  • high quality biomedical, clinical, health services and/or population health research that improves patient care
  • translation of new discoveries into clinical practice
  • new diagnoses, treatments and cures to those suffering from rare and debilitating conditions
  • joint collaboration of consumers and researchers in undertaking research in emerging priority areas, and
  • many Australians with debilitating conditions.

The objectives of the 2019 Ovarian Cancer Research Grant Opportunity are to:

  • facilitate innovative, high quality research that will lead to:
    • improved diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer
    • research that will address the gaps in research, leading to a better understanding of the causes and underlying factors that contribute to the development and progression of ovarian cancer
  • facilitate consumer involvement in the design and evaluation of the research project (including participation in the conduct of the research)
  • provide high-quality evidence for new health treatments and/or drugs (where appropriate)
  • enable rapid translation of consumer-relevant research into clinical practice, health policy, and/or health advice that will lead to positive impacts for consumers
  • encourage the development of multi-disciplinary research teams that deliver measureable outcomes that are a priority for consumers
  • encourage collaboration between research teams, policy makers, healthcare funders and the health delivery sector (e.g. education, community, industry and/or healthcare).

Million Minds Mission - Suicide Prevention

The Medical Research Future Fund - Million Minds Mission - 2019 Suicide Prevention Grant Opportunity provides $8 million over four years.

The objectives of this grant opportunity are to:

  • support innovative, high quality, collaborative research that focuses on interventions to prevent suicide
  • promote effective translation of research into health policy and/or practice
  • foster and build workforce capacity and workforce capability
  • leverage collaborations between research teams, policy makers, healthcare funders and the health delivery sector (e.g. education, community, industry and/or healthcare)

PPHR Initiative - 2019 Preventive and Public Health Research Grant Opportunity

The Medical Research Future Fund - Preventive and Public Health Research Initiative - 2019 Preventive and Public Health Research Grant Opportunity will support research that focuses on one or more of the following priority areas:

  • Maternal health and the first 2000 days
  • Early childhood, and
  • Exercise and nutrition.

The objectives of this grant opportunity are to:

  • foster new discoveries that lead to practice changes in community and clinical settings
  • increase collaboration across academic disciplines, policy makers and health services to better understand the social, cognitive and emotional aspects of people’s health choices
  • develop guidance, tools and interventions to support Australians to adopt positive behaviour change and to live active and healthy lives, and
  • improve health outcomes for Australians living with chronic and complex disease through innovative public health approaches, particularly for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and for, disadvantaged regional and rural and culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

PPHR Initiative - 2019 Targeted Health System and Community Organisation Research Grant Opportunity

The Medical Research Future Fund - Preventive and Public Health Research Initiative - 2019 Targeted Health System and Community Organisation Research Grant Opportunity will support research that addresses five questions developed by:

  • Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC)
  • Prostheses List Advisory Committee (PLAC)
  • Advisory Committee on Medical Devices (ACMD)
  • Advisory Committee on Medicines (ACM) or
  • The Medicare Benefits Review Taskforce (MBS Review Taskforce).

The five health system research question topics for this grant opportunity are:

  1. Cancer treatment population
  2. Tools to value health change in paediatric populations
  3. Efficient use of high cost pharmaceuticals
  4. Digital breast tomosynthesis
  5. Circumcision revision

PHCR Initiative - 2019 Primary Health Care Research Grant Opportunity

The Medical Research Future Fund – Primary Health Care Research Initiative aims to enable or support an increase in Australia’s evidence base in primary health care through research to improve service delivery and patient outcomes, and translate this knowledge into action.

The objective of this grant opportunity is to increase Australia’s evidence base in primary health care research for the following priority primary health care research topics:

  • the provision of primary health care services in residential aged care and to older Australians in the community
  • lessons from comprehensive primary health care service for Indigenous Australians for the broader primary health care system
  • mental health service provision by general practice
  • application of precision medicine and genomics in primary health care
  • rural and regional access to services
  • workforce issues, including scope of practice
  • voluntary patient enrolment and blended payments

EPCDR Initiative – 2019 Mental Health Pharmacogenomics Grant Opportunity

The Medical Research Future Fund - Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research Initiative is designed to support high quality research that improves patient care, translates new discoveries and encourages joint collaboration of consumers and researchers in undertaking research in emerging priority areas.

The objectives of the 2019 Mental Health Pharmacogenomics Grant Opportunity are to:

  • reduce barriers to clinical uptake of pharmacogenomics testing for patients presenting with neuropsychiatric conditions
  • address gaps in evidence related to the application of pharmacogenomics for neuropsychiatric conditions
  • encourage research that combines new or existing technologies with large-scale data, machine learning, clinical information, or patient biomarkers to develop new or refine existing tests that facilitate improved personalisation and efficacy of psychotropic medication regimens.

Global Health Initiative - 2019 Tackling AMR and DR-TB Grant Opportunity

The Medical Research Future Fund – Global Health Initiative aims to support research that will enhance knowledge and develop tools to combat threats to national health security posed by the regional and global challenges of antimicrobial resistance and drug resistant tuberculosis through international research collaboration.

The objectives of the 2019 Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance and Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Pacific Island Countries Grant Opportunity are to:

  • support innovative, high-quality, collaborative research that focuses on interventions to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of AMR and DR-TB
  • promote effective translation of research into health policy and/or practice
  • develop strategies that improve outcomes for individuals and communities in our region
  • build collaboration between Australia and Pacific Island Countries
  • transfer knowledge between Australia and Pacific Island Countries to build workforce capability
  • increase knowledge and understanding of AMR and DR-TB
  • leverage collaborations between research teams, policy makers, healthcare funders and the health delivery sector (e.g. education, community, industry and/or healthcare).

CVH Mission - 2019 Cardiovascular Health Grant Opportunity

The objective of the 2019 Cardiovascular Health Grant Opportunity is to support multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches in three priority areas to drive significant improvements in cardiovascular health and stroke outcomes such as disability, mortality and morbidity:

  1. Improving prevention of heart disease and stroke
  2. Improved survival outcomes after an acute heart or stroke event through a focus on treatment
  3. Improving secondary prevention and survivorship after a cardiovascular event.

Indigenous Health Research Grant Opportunity

Applications to this MRFF – Indigenous Health Research Fund (IHRF) 2019 Indigenous Health Research Grant Opportunity must propose a research project that drives improvement in one of the four key health challenges:

  • Ending avoidable deafness
  • Improving outcomes from chronic kidney disease
  • Improving adolescent mental health.
  • Ending avoidable blindness

The 2019 Indigenous Health Research Grant Opportunity aims to support multidisciplinary teams of researchers to undertake collaborative, intervention-focussed research that is transformative, scalable and demonstrates the greatest impact on health outcomes and translation into policy and/or practice. Importantly, research should be led by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and conducted through close engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Applications must address the desired outcomes described in section 1.3 of the grant guidelines. You are required to nominate the health challenge your research project aims to address, noting more than one area can be addressed through a single project.

How to apply

  1. Liaise with your faculty/institute/SRC.
  2. Submit a Notice of Intention to Submit (NOIS) form by email to research-grants@deakin.edu.au
  3. Read the Grant Guidelines and Peer Review Documents available via GrantConnect
  4. Commence your application in the NHMRC Research Grants Management System - RGMS.
  5. Contact DR-Grants NHMRC team if you have any queries.
  6. Organise relevant Certification form and AI consent statements.
  7. Final application must be on RGMS by Final Application due date: email snapshot reports, certification form, AI consent statements & all uploaded documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

Resources

MRFF documents

Please check specific MRFF scheme webpages for Guidelines, Proposal Templates and Peer Review information.

Applicants will need to register and log into GrantConnect to download the applicable documentation.

Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Need Grant Opportunity; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Childhood Brain Cancer Grant Opportunity; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Neurological Disorders Grant Opportunity; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Reproductive Cancers Grant Opportunity; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Endometriosis Research Grant Opportunity; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Ovarian Cancer Research Grant Opportunity; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Million Minds Mission - Suicide Prevention; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Preventive and Public Health Research Grant Opportunity; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Targeted Health System and Community Organisation Research Grant Opportunity; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Primary Health Care Research Grant Opportunity; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Mental Health Pharmacogenomics Grant Opportunity; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Tackling AMR and DR-TB Grant Opportunity; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Cardiovascular Health Grant Opportunity; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Indigenous Health Research Grant Opportunity; Click on GO Documents in GrantConnect

Deakin University documents