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NHMRC-European Union Joint Programme (JPND) Call for Proposals 2021

Contact Details

1800 500 983



National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Close Date & Time:
30-Jun-2021 12:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Primary Category:
231013 - Medical Research
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Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive

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NHMRC aims to provide assistance to Australian researchers to participate in multinational collaborative research projects that have been recommended for funding under the European Union-JPND Call for Proposals: “Linking pre-diagnosis disturbances of physiological systems to Neurodegenerative Diseases”

JPND is aimed at tackling the challenge of neurodegenerative diseases and coordinating investment into research to find causes, develop cures, and identify appropriate ways to care for those with neurodegenerative diseases.


To be eligible for funding under this grant opportunity, Australian researchers must apply to the JPND as part of a transnational consortium application.

Only research with a key focus on one or several of the following neurodegenerative diseases will be funded through this grant opportunity:

• Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias

• Parkinson’s disease and PD-related disorders

• Prion diseases

• Motor neuron diseases

• Huntington’s disease

• Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA)

• Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

Applying for funding with any other focus under this grant opportunity will not be supported.

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

Applications must satisfy all requirements set out in the NHMRC-European Union Joint Programme - Linking pre-diagnosis disturbances of physiological systems to Neurodegenerative Diseases 2021

Guidelines. JPND documentation is available at:

Grant Activity Timeframe:

Three (3) years

Total Amount Available (AUD):


Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $0.00 to $500,000.00

Instructions for Application Submission:

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

Other Instructions:

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

Contact Details

1800 500 983