First disbursements from the Medical Research Future Fund

Page last updated: 17 October 2017

From 2016-17, the first disbursements from the Medical Research Future Fund will inject over $65 million into a range of programs that cut across the research pipeline – fuelling new discoveries and the translation and commercialisation of great Australian ideas.

Factsheets on programs that have been announced are available at the links below. Further announcements will be made in the coming weeks.

Overview of the Medical Research Future Fund

Accelerated Research Investment – Teen Cancer

Boosting Preventive Health Research

Medical Research Future Fund – Regional Benefits

Rapid Applied Research Translation

Rare Cancers and Rare Diseases - Research Grants

Lifting Clinical Trials and Registries Capacity - Clinical Trials Networks

Next Generation Clinical Researchers

Antimicrobial Resistance - Targeted Call for Research

Biotech Horizons

National Security Against Pandemic Risk

Accelerated Research Investment – Motor Neurone Disease

Australian Brain Cancer Mission

The first disbursements included $18.9 million in competitive research grants administered by the National Health and Medical Research Council on behalf of the MRFF.

Find out more about the NHMRC-administered MRFF Grant Opportunities