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MRFF - GHF Mission - 2022 Genomics Health Futures Mission Grant Opportunity

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983



National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Close Date & Time:
22-Feb-2023 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Co-sponsored with:
Department of Health and Aged Care
Primary Category:
231013 - Medical Research
Publish Date:
Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive


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

  • Stream 1 (Targeted Call for Research): identify and diagnose novel - primarily monogenic or oligogenic - rare diseases and increase the genomic diagnostic rate towards 70% by 2025.
  • Stream 2 (Targeted Call for Research): conduct research to develop pharmacogenomic approaches to enhance medication efficacy and reduce harm by preventing adverse side effects.
  • Stream 3 (Targeted Call for Research): conduct research to identify novel methods for progressing the application of polygenic scores in Australian health care.
  • Stream 4 (Targeted Call for Research): conduct education and/or implementation research on strategies for improving clinical capacity to apply genomics in the primary health care sector.
  • Stream 5 (Targeted Call for Research): conduct implementation research addressing inequalities of access and increasing the quality of clinical genetics services for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Applicants to this grant opportunity must propose research that addresses one of the five Streams of research. An application may only be submitted to one of the above five Streams only. Applicants must specify the Stream to which they are applying in their application.

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

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


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 - GHF Mission - 2022 Genomics Health Futures Mission Grant Opportunity Guidelines.

A person must not be named as a Chief Investigator (CI) on more than one application submitted to a Stream of this grant opportunity. If a Chief Investigator is named on more than one application submitted to a Stream, both applications will be considered ineligible.

Grant Activity Timeframe:

The maximum grant period in each Stream is as follows:

  • Stream 1: 4 years
  • Stream 2: 4 years
  • Stream 3: 4 years
  • Stream 4: 3 years
  • Stream 5: 3 years
Total Amount Available (AUD):


Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $0.00 to $3,000,000.00

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 5:00pm (ACT Local Time) on Wednesday 1 February 2023.

Questions should be submitted no later than 1:00pm (ACT Local Time) on Wednesday 15 February 2023.

Addenda Available:

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983