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NHMRC-EU Collaborative Research Grant Scheme 2024

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983



National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Close Date & Time:
16-Oct-2024 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Primary Category:
231013 - Medical Research
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Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive


The NHMRC-European Union (EU) Collaborative Research Grant Scheme supports Australian participation in international collaborative research under Horizon Europe. Horizon Europe facilitates collaboration and strengthens research impact and innovation while tackling global challenges.

Projects involving Australian-based researchers chosen by the EU for funding may be eligible for NHMRC support. NHMRC is considering supporting Australian researchers for the below Horizon Europe submitted through the two-stage deadline model:

  • HORIZON-HLTH-2024-STAYHLTH-01-05-two-stage: Personalised prevention of non-communicable diseases - addressing areas of unmet need using multiple data sources
  • HORIZON-HLTH-2024-ENVHLTH-02-06-two-stage: The role of environmental pollution in non-communicable diseases: air, noise, and light, and hazardous waste pollution
  • HORIZON-HLTH-2024-DISEASE-03-08-two-stage: Comparative effectiveness research for healthcare interventions in areas of high public health need
  • HORIZON-HLTH-2024-DISEASE-03-11-two-stage: Pandemic preparedness and response: Adaptive platform trials for pandemic preparedness

and submitted through the single-stage deadline model:

HORIZON-HLTH-2024-DISEASE-08-20: Pandemic preparedness and response: Host pathogen interactions for infectious diseases with epidemic potential


The NHMRC-EU scheme has eligibility criteria and applications will be excluded from consideration if eligibility requirements are not met:

Australian applicants must be listed on eligible applications deemed fundable by the European Commission

  • The Administering Institution for the NHMRC-EU scheme application must be listed as an Associated Partner in the EU application
  • Evidence, such as the EU grant agreement or a letter from the EU, which indicates that the relevant EU application has been evaluated favourably and will proceed to the preparation of the grant agreement
  • Applications must be under the selected topics as listed by NHMRC
Grant Activity Timeframe:

Up to 5 years

Total Amount Available (AUD):


Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $500,000.00 to $1,000,000.00

Instructions for Application Submission:

Applications must be submitted electronically using NHMRC’s online grants management system – Sapphire unless otherwise advised by NHMRC.

Other Instructions:

The following information is specific to the NHMRC application process for Australian-based researchers who are listed on the successful applications submitted to the European Commission:

  • The European Commission will advise NHMRC Administering Institution/s of favourable evaluations 
  • NHMRC Administering Institution/s notify NHMRC of applicant details
  • NHMRC will then invite the relevant Australian researchers via email to submit applications for NHMRC funding through Sapphire. 

Australian applicants must provide all documentation and budget requests as instructed in the Grant Guidelines document.

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Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983