This theme aims to support Australian researchers, including to help build their skills and capacity, support their research in priority areas and assist them to develop and bring new research discoveries to the market.
The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is the single largest boost to research funding in Australia’s history and has significantly increased funding for health and medical research. MRFF money adds to grants from other bodies such as the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
Researchers benefit from:
support for innovative research
research funding directed to national priorities
assistance in bringing new discoveries to market
How to access MRFF grants
To apply for funding, go to GrantConnect.
The Australian Government advertises all Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) competitive grant opportunities on GrantConnect.
If you want GrantConnect to notify you about future MRFF grants, you must:
In this video, the Health and Medical Research Office provides research administration officers with an overview of the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant process. This includes the different phases of the MRFF grant lifecycle – from grant opportunity development to post-award management.
Professor Alex Brown (Professor of Aboriginal Health, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute) talks about how the Medical Research Future Fund helps translate research findings into better health outcomes.