MRFF grant opportunities calendar

See what Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant opportunities are open and what their status is.

Grant opportunities

The table presents information on MRFF grant opportunities from 1 January 2020, as at 16 June 2022.

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Grant opportunity

Applications open

Minimum data due

Applications close

Grant opportunity status

Indicative funding status

2022 MRFF Joint Transnational Call

1 Dec 22

N/A

15 Feb 23

Upcoming

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2023

2022 National Critical Research Infrastructure

16 Jun 22

N/A

7 Sep 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2022 Quality, Safety and Effectiveness of Medicine Use and Medicine Intervention by Pharmacists

16 Jun 22

N/A

7 Sep 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2022 Mitochondrial Donation Pilot Program

10 Apr 22

31 Aug 22

14 Sep 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2022 Australian Brain Cancer Research Infrastructure

1 Apr 22

24 Aug 22

7 Sep 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2022 Clinician Researchers: Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health

1 Apr 22

27 Jul 22

10 Aug 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2022 Multiple Sclerosis Research

1 Apr 22

Streams 1 and 2: 18 Jan 2023 Streams 3 and 4: 16 Nov 22

Streams 1 and 2: 1 Feb 23 Streams 3 and 4: 30 Nov 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2023

2022 Pancreatic Cancer Research

1 Apr 22

Stream 1: 24 Aug 22 Stream 2: 23 Nov 22

Stream 1: 7 Sep 22 Stream 2: 7 Dec 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded for Stream 1 from December 2022 and Stream 2 from June 2023

2022 Cardiovascular Health

30 Mar 22

24 Aug 22

7 Sep 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2022 Dementia Ageing and Aged Care

30 Mar 22

24 Aug 22

7 Sep 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2022 Effective Treatments and Therapies

30 Mar 22

13 Jul 22

27 Jul 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2022 International Clinical Trial Collaborations

30 Mar 22

Round 1: 20 Jul 22 Round 2: 8 Feb 23

Round 1: 3 Aug 22 Round 2: 22 Feb 23

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2023

2022 Stem Cell Therapies Mission

30 Mar 22

24 Aug 22

7 Sep 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2021 mRNA Clinical Trial Enabling Infrastructure

16 Mar 22

N/A

15 Jul 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2021 BioMedTech Incubator

8 Mar 22

N/A

25 Aug 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2021 Chronic Respiratory Conditions

20 Dec 21

29 Jun 22

13 Jul 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2021 Consumer-Led Research

20 Dec 21

29 Jun 22

13 Jul 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2021 Early to Mid-Career Researchers

20 Dec 21

29 Jun 22

13 Jul 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2021 Maternal Health and Healthy Lifestyles

20 Dec 21

29 Jun 22

13 Jul 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2021 Primary Health Care Digital Innovations

20 Dec 21

29 Jun 22

13 Jul 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2021 Clinical Trials Activity

20 Dec 21

22 Jun 22

6 Jul 22

Open

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2022

2022 Models of Care to Improve the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Acute Care

7 Feb 22

16 Feb 22

2 Mar 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 Brain Cancer Research

20 Dec 21

20 Apr 22

4 May 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 Chronic Neurological Conditions

20 Dec 21

23 Feb 22

9 Mar 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 Indigenous Health Research

20 Dec 21

16 Feb 22

2 Mar 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 Optimising the Clinical Use of Immunoglobulins

20 Dec 21

16 Feb 22

2 Mar 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

The Clinical Translation and Commercialisation - MedTech program Expression of Interest

17 Dec 21

N/A

11 Mar 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 COVID-19 Treatment Access and Public Health Activities 

3 Dec 21

9 Feb 22

23 Feb 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 Research Data Infrastructure

3 Nov 21

N/A

8 Feb 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 Stem Cell Therapies

20 Oct 21

9 Feb 22

23 Feb 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 Chronic Musculoskeletal Conditions in Children and Adolescents

14 Oct 21

2 Feb 22

16 Feb 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 Cardiovascular Health

28 Sep 21

02 Feb 22

23 Feb 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 Genomics Health Futures Mission

28 Sep 21

02 Feb 22

16 Feb 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 GBM AGILE

27 Sep 21

16 Feb 22

02 Mar 22

Closed

This grant opportunity has been withdrawn

Targeted Translation Research Accelerator Research Projects Round 2 Expressions of Interest

27 Sep 21

N/A

25 Nov 21

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care

22 Sep 21

2 Feb 22

16 Feb 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 Traumatic Brain Injury

17 Sep 21

25 Jan 22

09 Feb 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 Primary Heath Care Research

16 Sep 21

9 Feb 22

23 Feb 22

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mothers and Babies

12 Aug 21

N/A

25 Nov 21

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from June 2022

2021 COVID-19 Health Impacts and Vaccination Schedules

12 May 21

4 Aug 21

18 Aug 21

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2021

2021 Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Need General

12 May 21

Stream 2: 23 Jun 2021 Streams 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7: 4 Aug 21

Stream 2: 7 Jul 21 Streams 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7: 18 Aug 21

Stream 2: Closed Streams 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7: Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Antiviral Development for COVID-19

25 Mar 20

N/A

14 Apr 20

Closed

Funding awarded  

BioMedTech Horizons (BMTH) Round Four

24 Mar 21

N/A

19 Apr 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2021 International Clinical Trial Collaborations

Round 1: 17 Mar 21 Round 2: 26 Aug 21

Round 1: 25 Aug 21 Round 2: 2 Feb 22

Round 1: 8 Sept 21 Round 2: 16 Feb 22

Round 1: Closed Round 2: Closed

Round 1: funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2021

2021 Innovative Therapies for Mental Illness

17 Mar 21

7 Jul 21

21 Jul 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Rapid Applied Research Translation

4 Mar 21

N/A

6 May 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Early Stage Translation and Commercialisation Support 

4 Mar 21

N/A

1 Apr 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Clinician Researchers: Applied Research in Health

24 Feb 21

N/A

10 May 21

Closed

Funding anticipated to be awarded from December 2021

2020 Neurofibromatosis Research

10 Feb 21

24 Mar 21

7 Apr 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care

16 Dec 20

24 Feb 21

10 Mar 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Paediatric Cancer

16 Dec 20

24 Feb 21

10 Mar 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Indigenous Health Research 

18 Dec 20

24 Feb 21

10 Mar 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Cardiovascular Health

16 Dec 20

17 Feb 21

3 Mar 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Genomics Health Futures Mission

16 Dec 20

17 Feb 21

3 Mar 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Stem Cell Therapies

16 Dec 20

17 Feb 21

3 Mar 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Traumatic Brain Injury Mission

16 Dec 20

17 Feb 21

3 Mar 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Improving Diagnosis in Cancers with Low Survival Rates

14 Dec 20

24 Feb 21

10 Mar 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Quality, Safety and Effectiveness of Medicine Use and Medicine Intervention by Pharmacists

10 Nov 20

N/A

23 Feb 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Primary Health Care Research Data Infrastructure

10 Nov 20

N/A

23 Feb 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Efficient Use of Existing Medicines

12 Oct 20

20 Jan 21

3 Feb 21

 

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Maternal, First 2000 Days, and Childhood Health

12 Oct 20

20 Jan 21

3 Feb 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Childhood Cancer Research

7 Oct 20

20 Jan 21

3 Feb 21

Closed

Funding awarded

2021 Frontier Health and Medical Research

7 Oct 20

N/A

11 Dec 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Mental Health Research

2 Sept 20

25 Nov 20

9 Dec 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 International Clinical Trials Collaboration initiative

2 Sept 20

Round 1: 28 Oct 20 Round 2: 17 Feb 21

Round 1: 11 Nov 20 Round 2: 3 Mar 21

Round 1: Closed Round 2: Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Primary Health Care Research

2 Sept 20

28 Oct 20

11 Nov 20

Closed

 

Funding awarded

2020 Silicosis Research

2 Sept 20

N/A

11 Nov 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Medicinal Cannabis Clinical Trials

2 Sept 20

28 Oct 20

11 Nov 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Need General

2 Sept 20

28 Oct 20

11 Nov 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Need COVID-19

20 Aug 20

9 Sept 20

23 Sept 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Brain Cancer Survivorship

1 Jul 20

N/A

20 Oct 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Rapid Response Digital Health Infrastructure

1 Jul 20

N/A

14 Jul 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Communication Strategies and Approaches During Outbreaks

1 Jul 20

N/A

14 Jul 20

Closed

Funding awarded

Frontier Health and Medical Research (Stage Two)

1 Jul 20

N/A

14 Jul 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Research

15 Jun 20

Round 1: 16 Jul 20 Round 2: 11 Nov 20 Round 3: 10 Mar 21

10 Mar 21

Round 1: Closed Round 2: Closed Round 3: Closed

Funding awarded

2020 COVID-19 Immunological Studies 

12 Jun 20

 

N/A

23 Jul 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 COVID-19 Mental Health Research

1 Jun 20

N/A

13 Jul 20

Closed

Funding awarded

Tracking COVID-19 using Genomics

29 May 20

N/A

9 Jun 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Targeted Translation Research Accelerator

7 Apr 20

 

N/A

22 Apr 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Respiratory Medicine Clinical Trials Research on COVID-19

23 Mar 20

N/A

6 Apr 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Development

25 Feb 20

N/A

11 Mar 20

Closed

Funding awarded

Frontier Health and Medical Research Program Stage One - Research Plan

30 Jan 20

N/A

26 Mar 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Bushfire Impact Research 

17 Jan 20

N/A

31 Jan 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Stem Cell Therapies

15 Jan 20

N/A

4 Mar 20

Closed

Funding awarded

2020 Traumatic Brain Injury

15 Jan 20

26 Feb 20

4 Mar 20

Closed

Funding awarded

  • 'Funding awarded’ includes grants that have been awarded or announced.

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Last updated: 
16 June 2022

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