Medical Research Future Fund

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is a $20 billion long-term investment supporting Australian health and medical research. The MRFF aims to transform health and medical research and innovation to improve lives, build the economy and contribute to health system sustainability.

Learn about the MRFF

Find out what the MRFF is, how its funding works, who manages it and how it is helping Australians to have a healthier future.

See all awarded MRFF grants

Discover comprehensive information about the projects the MRFF is funding in this searchable spreadsheet.

View our grants calendar

See which grants are open, when applications close, and when we expect to award funding.

Apply for MRFF grants

The government's grants hub – GrantConnect – handles all MRFF grant applications.

Medical Research Future Fund 2nd 10-year Investment Plan (2022-23 – 2031-32)

The Government announced the $6.3 billion, MRFF 2nd 10-year Investment Plan. This plan continues our support for lifesaving research, job creation, local industry and growing Australia’s reputation as a world leader in medical research.

See our MRFF 2nd 10-year Investment Plan

All MRFF initiatives

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) supports a range of research initiatives to improve the health of Australians. Discover the details of the initiatives we’re funding.

See our initiatives

MRFF videos

Hear from prominent members of the research community talking about how the MRFF is helping Australians.

Learn about the MRFF through our webinars.

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Latest resources

Latest resources

Medical Research Future Fund 2022 Frontier Health and Medical Research Grant Opportunity – Frequently Asked Questions

This document provides information on the Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) 2022 Frontier Health and Medical Research grant opportunity.

Medical Research Future Fund Webinar – 15 November 2022

In this video, Dr Masha Somi and Mr Lachlan Lo provide information about the Medical Research Future Fund and how to effectively manage intellectual property.

Medical Research Future Fund webinar presentation – 15 November 2022

This document is the presentation from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) webinar on 15 November 2022.

Medical Research Future Fund – Associate Professor Jeanie Cheong case study

An expert in understanding newborn babies' brains, Associate Professor Cheong describes her work to understand and protect newborn babies from risks at birth.
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