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NHMRC e-ASIA 2021 Joint Research Program funding commencing in 2022

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983



National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Close Date & Time:
29-Mar-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



The NHMRC e-ASIA Joint Research Program supports Australian participation and collaboration in leading international research through the e-ASIA Joint Research Program (e-ASIA JRP). The e-ASIA JRP supports international joint research projects in the East Asia region

The e-ASIA JRP selects research projects through an open call for proposals. Fields of cooperation are decided among the e-ASIA participating member organisations and funding is for up to three years.

  • Eligible Topics

NHMRC is supporting Australian researchers for the following research topics in the e-ASIA JRP 10th Health Research call:

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Cancer

Further information on the e-ASIA JRP 10th Health Research call is available from the e-ASIA website:


Applications will only be accepted from NHMRC-approved Administering Institutions. A list of NHMRC-approved Administering Institutions and NHMRC’s Administering Institution policy are available on NHMRC’s website.

Applications must satisfy all the requirements set out in the NHMRC e-ASIA 2021 Joint Research Program Guidelines.

Applications will be excluded from consideration if the following eligibility requirements are not met:

  • There must be a minimum of three member organisations participating in a call topic.

Applications specific to each participating member organisation must be completed by the Chief Investigator A (CIA) in their country (e.g. Australian CIA submit to NHMRC while the Japanese CIA submit to Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development).

Grant Activity Timeframe:

Three (3) years

Total Amount Available (AUD):


Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $100,000.00 to $750,000.00

Instructions for Application Submission:

Applications must be submitted electronically using NHMRC’s online Sapphire Grant Management System unless otherwise advised by NHMRC.

A complete NHMRC e-ASIA JRP Scheme application must consist of the following:

  • Completion of all elements of the NHMRC e-ASIA online application form;
  • Completion of all elements of the Sapphire My Profile section;
  • An uploaded PDF document containing your Grant Proposal; and
  • An uploaded PDF copy of the submitted e-ASIA Common Application form. 

Note – The common application form must be first submitted to the e-ASIA JRP secretariat by the collaborative project Lead Principal Investigator (PI). The Common Application form is available from the e-ASIA website

Other Instructions:

Minimum data must be entered into NHMRC’s granting system by 17:00 AEDT on 1 March 2021.

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Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983