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National Health and Medical Research Council-European Union Collaborative Research Grants scheme funding in 2019

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983

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National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Close Date & Time:
31-May-2019 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
NHMRC–EU 2018 for funding in 2019
Primary Category:
231013 - Medical Research
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Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive



The NHMRC-EU Collaborative Research Grants scheme provides a contribution to Australian institutions and researchers who are participating in leading international collaborative research that has been selected for funding through Horizon 2020. Horizon 2020 is currently the EU’s main instrument for funding research and development and will run until 2020.

Further information on Horizon 2020, including the timing and application process for EU topics, is available from the EU website:

Eligible Topics

NHMRC is supporting Australian researchers for the following Horizon 2020 calls:

I.SC1-BHC-03-2018: Exploiting research outcomes and application potential of the human microbiome for personalised prediction, prevention and treatment of disease.

II.SC1-BHC-05-2018: International flagship collaboration with Canada for human data storage, integration and sharing to enable personalised medicine approaches.

III.SC1-BHC-09-2018: Innovation platforms for advanced therapies of the future.

IV.SC1-BHC-15-2018: New anti-infective agents for prevention and/or treatment of neglected infectious diseases (NID).

V.SC1-BHC-23-2018: Novel patient-centred approaches for survivorship, palliation and/or end-of-life care.

VI.SC1-BHC-26-2018: HTA research to support evidence-based healthcare.

VII.SC1-BHC-27-2018: New testing and screening methods to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals.

VIII.SC1-DTH-03-2018: Adaptive smart working and living environments supporting active and healthy ageing.

IX.SC1-DTH-07-2018: Exploiting the full potential of in-silico medicine research for personalised diagnostics and therapies in cloud-based environments.

X.SU-TDS-02-2018: Toolkit for assessing and reducing cyber risks in hospitals and care centres to protect data/infrastructures.


Applications must be made to, and approved through the European Commission (EC) peer review process to be eligible for funding through NHMRC.

Applications must satisfy all the requirements set out in the NHMRC-EU Scheme Funding Rules.

Applications will only be accepted from NHMRC approved Administering Institutions. A list of NHMRC approved Administering Institutions is available at:


Grant Activity Timeframe:

Five (5) years

Total Amount Available (AUD):
Estimated Grant Value (AUD):
From - to $500,000.00
Instructions for Application Submission:

Applications are only required to be submitted to NHMRC if an application has been peer reviewed by the EC and is favourably evaluated for funding. The Australian Chief Investigator A (CIA) must forward evidence that the application has been favourably evaluated, with their application, to the NHMRC by the advertised closing date and time.

Applications must be submitted electronically using NHMRC’s online Research Grants Management System (RGMS) unless otherwise advised by NHMRC. A complete NHMRC – EU 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 copy of the Proposal submitted to the EU and evidence that the application has been favourably evaluated by the EC. 
Other Instructions:

Opening and closing dates for Horizon 2020 calls vary by topic. The most current information is available on the EU website:

Addenda Available:

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983

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