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Current Grant Opportunity View - GO2481

Genomics Health Futures Mission - Flagships - Pathogen Genomics

GO ID:
GO2481
Agency:
Department of Health
Close Date & Time:
12-Sep-2019 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Primary Category:
231013 - Medical Research
Publish Date:
26-Mar-2019
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS, Administered Territories
Selection Process:
Open Competitive

Description:

The Genomics Health Futures Mission (GHFM) is the centrepiece of the Australian Government's National Health and Medical Industry Growth Plan.

The $106 million Flagships stream forms part of the GHFM and will be delivered over nine years from 2019-20 to 2027-28 through a number of rounds.

This grant opportunity is the first round of the Flagships stream.

The objectives of this grant opportunity are to:

  • fund large scale pilot research studies into pathogen genomics late in the research and development pipeline aiming to:
    • demonstrate clinical and/or public health utility, cost-effectiveness, and capacity for translation of genomics in the clinic, in recognition that such evidence is critical to the adoption of genomics in mainstream healthcare.
  • The minimum grant amount is $1 million.
  • The maximum grant amount is $10 million.
  • The grant amount will be up to 100 per cent of eligible project costs.

You must complete your project by 30 June 2023.

Eligibility:

To be eligible you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • be incorporated in Australia

and, in accordance with s24 of the Medical Research Future Fund Act 2015, you must be one of the following eligible bodies:

  • a medical research institute
  • a university
  • a corporate Commonwealth entity
  • a corporation (including businesses and not for profits).

Joint applications are encouraged, provided you have a lead applicant who is the main driver of the project and is eligible to apply.

Total Amount Available (AUD):
$10,000,000.00
Estimated Grant Value (AUD):
From $1,000,000.00 to $10,000,000.00
Instructions for Application Submission:
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