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National Health and Medical Research Council e-ASIA Joint Research Program Grants scheme funding in 2019

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983

Email Address:

Web Address:

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Close Date & Time:
14-May-2019 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
GMS-0991 (RGMS)
Primary Category:
231013 - Medical Research
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Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive



NHMRC e-ASIA JRP scheme will support Australian participation and collaboration in leading international collaborative research through the e-ASIA Joint Research Program (e-ASIA JRP). The Joint Research Program formulates and supports international joint research projects in the East Asia region.

The e-ASIA JRP selects research projects through an open call for proposals. Fields of cooperation are decided among the e-ASIA participating member organisations and funding is for up to three years.

Eligible Topics

NHMRC is supporting Australian researchers for the following research topics in the e-ASIA JRP health research 8th joint call:

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Antimicrobial and multi-drug resistance
  • Cancer

Further information on the e-ASIA JRP 8th Health Call is available from the e-ASIA website:



Applications will only be accepted from NHMRC approved Administering Institutions. A list of NHMRC approved Administering Institutions and NHMRC’s Administering Institution policy are available on NHMRC’s website.

Applications must satisfy all the requirements set out in the NHMRC e-ASIA Joint Research Program Grants 2019 Guidelines.

Applications will be excluded from consideration if the following eligibility requirements are not met:

  • There must be a minimum of three member organisations participating in a call topic.
  • Applications specific to each participating member organisation must be completed by the Chief Investigator A (CIA) in their country (e.g. Australian CIA submit to NHMRC while the Japanese CIA submit to Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development).
Grant Activity Timeframe:

Three (3) years

Total Amount Available (AUD):
Instructions for Application Submission:

Applications must also be approved through the e-ASIA JRP process to be eligible for funding from NHMRC.

Applications must be submitted electronically using NHMRC’s online Research Grants Management System (RGMS) unless otherwise advised by NHMRC.

A complete NHMRC e-ASIA JRP Scheme application must consist of the following:

  • Completion of Parts A and B of the application form;
  • The relevant information in the applicants RGMS Profile;
  • The uploaded PDF document containing your Research Proposal; and
  • A PDF copy of the e-ASIA common application form. The Lead Principal Investigator of the collaborative project is required to submit a common application form to the e-ASIA Program Secretariat.

The joint application form can be found on the e-ASIA website:


Other Instructions:

Minimum data must be entered into NHMRC’s granting system by 17:00 AEDT on 3 April 2019.

Value of individual grants will be pro rata based on the number of successful applications.

Addenda Available:

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983

Email Address:

Web Address: