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The National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce will receive $1.5 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to deliver ‘living guidelines’ on the clinical management of patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection across primary, acute and critical care settings.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic means that some Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant opportunities may be delayed. Subscribe to the MRFF newsletter to get the latest updates delivered directly to you.
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.