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MRFF – Preventive and Public Health Research Initiative – 2023 Chronic Respiratory Conditions Grant Opportunity

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983



National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Close Date & Time:
14-Jun-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 Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Preventive and Public Health Research Initiative aims to enable or support research to:

  • test innovative public health approaches, such as through exercise and nutrition, to address the risk factors associated with the prevalence and persistence of chronic and complex diseases in Australia
  • fund health system research to identify innovative approaches to treat and manage chronic and complex diseases
  • generate evidence to support the translation of new preventive and public health measures into practice
  • implement innovative approaches to improve the quality and cost effectiveness of preventive healthcare interventions

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

  • Stream 1 (Targeted Call for Research): develop treatable trait-based precision medicine approaches for chronic respiratory disease
  • Stream 2 (Targeted Call for Research): clinically validate scalable approaches to medication and therapeutic adherence and/or self-management of chronic respiratory diseases.

The intended outcome of the research is to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians by:

  • Stream 1: supporting implementation of new individualised approaches for improving chronic respiratory disease assessment, treatment, and outcomes
  • Stream 2: driving the uptake of self-management interventions for chronic respiratory diseases.

Applications to this grant opportunity must propose research that addresses one of the two Streams of research. An application may only be submitted to one of the above two 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.

See further information on the Medical Research Future Fund here: Department of Health and Aged Care


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 Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) – PPHRI – 2023 Chronic Respiratory Conditions Grant Opportunity

Grant Activity Timeframe:

The maximum grant duration is 5 years.

Total Amount Available (AUD):


Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $200,000.00 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 5:00pm (ACT Local Time) on Wednesday, 17 May 2023

Questions should be submitted no later than 1:00pm (ACT Local Time) on Wednesday, 7 June 2023

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983