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The Medical Research Future Fund has granted researchers more than $2.6 million to develop a new, simpler Australian pathology test for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Medical researchers can now apply for grants to accelerate the development of a safe, effective vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Applications close on 11 March 2020.
Expressions of interest for the second round of this program opened on 17 February and will close on 6 March 2020. It will give successful applicants up to $1 million to accelerate development of their early-stage biological, pharmaceutical, medical or health technology projects.
The Australian Government is fast tracking $2 million in funding to support Australia’s best researchers as they work to understand and respond to the outbreak of novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19.
The government has chosen MTPConnect to run the Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative. This MRFF initiative gives health and medical researchers access to industry training, skills development, mentors, internships and fellowships that help create breakthroughs.
We are consulting the public on the draft roadmap for the Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Mission. You can make a submission until 17 February 2020. Feedback from the Australian public will help the Government refine its strategy and prioritise funding for critical dementia and aged care research.
The Government has announced $5 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) for research to study the medium-term health effects of the recent bushfires.
A $5 million grant opportunity is now open for research into ways to improve quality of life for individuals with brain cancer. Projects will identify better approaches to address the medical, functional and psychosocial impacts of brain cancer.
A grant opportunity is now open for 10 teams of researchers to develop big ideas that may one day revolutionise health care. The funding comes from the Medical Research Future Fund's Frontier Health and Medical Research initiative.
A grant opportunity from the Medical Research Future Fund supports research into artificial intelligence (AI) in health care. Benefits of AI include improved clinical decision making, new approaches in healthcare delivery and helping patients to better manage their own health.
The Medical Research Future Fund is funding Australian participation in 3 international clinical trials. The trials will test new treatments for suspected septic shock in children, advanced colorectal cancer, and venous thromboembolism (blood clots).
A new grant opportunity from the Medical Research Future Fund enables researchers from Australia and Pacific Island countries to work together on these significant health threats.
Grant opportunities for a range of medical research areas are now open under Medical Research Future Fund initiatives.
Grant recipients will use funding from the Medical Research Future Fund's Medical Research Commercialisation initiative to create medical technologies that help generations of future Australians.
A significant investment in Indigenous health research will support efforts to prevent blindness, deafness and chronic kidney disease, and improve adolescent mental health.
Red Nose Limited and the University of Queensland's Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence will each receive $1.5 million to implement an awareness campaign to demystify stillbirth, educate pregnant women and improve national awareness of stillbirth.
Grants to support research into improved diagnosis and treatment methods for ovarian cancer open today. Ovarian cancer is the tenth most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australian women. This funding prioritises early detection and finding a cure.
A new grant opportunity will provide $100 million to improve access to clinical trials for Australians living in rural, remote and regional areas. Clinical trials test new medical advances, but barriers such as distance can make it hard for those in regional areas to take part.
More than one year on from the first ever National Action Plan for Endometriosis, the Australian Government is continuing to support women and girls with endometriosis.
The Australian Government is taking a further step towards reducing the number of lives lost to suicide in Australia, by providing $8 million to support research aimed at identifying effective approaches to suicide prevention.