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Genomics Health Futures Mission - Projects Grant Opportunity

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GO ID:
GO2473
Agency:
Department of Health
Close Date & Time:
21-Jun-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 $156 million Projects Grant stream and the $17.6 million Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Research Grant stream form part of the Genomics Health Futures Mission (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 Projects Grant and the Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Research Grant streams.

The objectives of this grant opportunity are to:

  • fund innovative and creative genomics research projects in the following research areas:
    • cancers (including lung cancer and mesothelioma) and diseases with high mortality and low survivability
    • paediatric acute care genomic research for critically ill children
    • ethical, legal and social issues related to genomics in health care.
  • support collaboration of multidisciplinary research into genomics that prioritises health system and commercial needs.

Projects Grant stream

  • Cancers (including lung cancer and mesothelioma) and diseases with high mortality and low survivability rate research projects - $15 million over three years. The grant amount will be up to 100 per cent of eligible project costs.
    • The minimum grant amount is $0.5 million
    • The maximum grant amount is $5 million.
  • Paediatric acute care genomic research for critically ill children projects - $15 million over three years. The grant amount will be up to 100 per cent of eligible project costs.
    • The minimum grant amount is $0.5 million
    • The maximum grant amount is $5 million.

Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Research Grant stream - $3.7 million over three years. The grant amount will be up to 100 percent of eligible project costs.

  • The minimum grant amount is $ 0.1 million
  • The maximum grant amount is $0.5 million.

The maximum project period is three years.

You must complete your project by 30 June 2022. Any further extension to project period will be subject to the availability of program funds.

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.

Eligible activities

To be eligible your project must:

  • be aimed at the purpose of the grant opportunity as outlined in the grant opportunity guidelines
  • include eligible expenditure
  • include one or more of the following eligible activities:
    • research and development
    • disease modelling
    • pre-clinical testing
    • clinical trials.

We may also approve other activities.

For further information on eligibility criteria, refer to the grant opportunity guidelines.

Total Amount Available (AUD):
$33,700,000.00
Estimated Grant Value (AUD):
From $100,000.00 to $5,000,000.00
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