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Current Grant Opportunity View - GO5336

MRFF – Preventive and Public Health Research – 2021 Maternal Health and Healthy Lifestyles Grant Opportunity

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NHMRC Research Help Centre

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GO ID:
GO5336
Agency:
National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Close Date & Time:
13-Jul-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Co-sponsored with:
Department of Health
Primary Category:
231013 - Medical Research
Publish Date:
20-Dec-2021
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS
Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive

Description:

The objective of this grant opportunity is to provide grants of financial assistance to support Australian medical research and medical innovation projects that:

  • Stream 1: develop new scalable approaches to improve maternal and or early childhood nutrition and exercise
  • Stream 2: develop new scalable approaches to reduce alcohol and other drug use by adolescents and young adults
  • Stream 3: develop new co-designed and scalable lifestyle interventions to reduce the risk of cancer in priority populations.

The intended outcome of the research funded by this grant opportunity is to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians by:

  • Stream 1: reducing mortality and morbidity in mothers and babies
  • Stream 2: reducing the harm caused by alcohol and drug use by adolescents and young adults
  • Stream 3: reducing cancer incidence by improving modifiable lifestyle-related risk factors in priority populations.

This grant opportunity is being administered by NHMRC on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Health. 

Further information on the Medical Research Future Fund is available from the Department of Health website..

Eligibility:

Applications will only be accepted from approved MRFF Eligible Organisations. A list of approved MRFF Eligible Organisations is available from the GrantConnect GO Documents and from the MRFF Eligible Organisations List  on the NHMRC website.

Applications must satisfy all the requirements set out in the MRFF – Preventive and Public Health Research Initiative – 2021 Maternal Health and Healthy Lifestyles Grant Opportunity Guidelines.

Grant Activity Timeframe:

June 2026

Total Amount Available (AUD):

$15,000,000.00

Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $250,000.00 to $2,000,000.00

Instructions for Application Submission:

Applicants are advised to read the Grant Guidelines thoroughly and liaise with the MRFF Eligible Organisation that will submit the application to identify any specific requirements that the Organisation might have.

Applications must be submitted electronically using NHMRC’s online granting system (Sapphire).

Other Instructions:

Minimum Data closes at 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time) on 29 June 2022.

Questions should be submitted no later than 1:00 pm (ACT Local Time) on 6 July 2022.

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Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

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1800 500 983

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