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MRFF TBIM and EPCDRI – 2021 Traumatic Brain Injury Grant Opportunity
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The objectives of the MRFF – 2021 Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) grant opportunity are to:
- Stream 1 (Targeted Call for Research): through a competitively selected national consortium, improve care for mild TBI by designing and implementing informatics approaches that gather nationally representative social, biological, health, clinical, intervention and outcome data of value to people with lived experience of TBI
- Stream 2 (Targeted Call for Research): develop and implement new approaches for the prevention, diagnosis and/or treatment of sports-related concussion
The intended outcome of the research is to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians by:
- Stream 1 (Targeted Call for Research): supporting the development of more effective, evidence-based care for mild TBI through increased knowledge and its effective application
- Stream 2 (Targeted Call for Research): reducing the incidence of sports-related concussion and its impact through more effective diagnosis and treatment.
Both streams are intended to support large-scale interdisciplinary research.
For MRFF – 2021 Traumatic Brain Injury grant opportunity, up to $3 million of funding from the Traumatic Brain Injury Mission is available from 2021-22 for Stream 1, and up to $1 million of funding from the Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research Initiative is available over 1 year from 2021-22 for Stream 2 as outlined in the grant guidelines
Applicants 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.
Further information on the Medical Research Future Fund is available from the Department of Health website.
Applications will only be accepted from NHMRC approved MRFF Eligible Organisations. A list of NHMRC 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) – Traumatic Brain Injury Mission and Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research Initiative – 2021 Traumatic Brain Injury Grant Guidelines.
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.
There will be two separate application forms in Sapphire to select from, for Stream 1 and Stream 2 respectively.
Applications must be submitted electronically using NHMRC’s online granting system (Sapphire).
Minimum Data closes at 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time) on 25 Jan 2022
Questions should be submitted no later than 1:00 pm (ACT Local Time) on 3 Feb 2022
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