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NHMRC e-ASIA 2022 Joint Research Program funding commencing in 2023

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983



National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Close Date & Time:
30-Mar-2022 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Internal Reference ID:
NHMRC e-ASIA 2022 Joint Research Program
Primary Category:
231013 - Medical Research
Publish Date:
Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive

FO Reference:
NHMRC e-ASIA 2022 Joint Research Program



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 topic in the e-ASIA JRP 11th Health Research call:

  • Infectious Diseases (and Antimicrobial Resistance)

Further information on the e-ASIA JRP 11th 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 2022 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.
  • Attachment of the e-ASIA Common Application to the NHMRC application form.
  • Member organisations from other e-ASIA countries must be supporting the topic in the call for applications. It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify the member organisation participation in respective calls.
  • The application must address the research topics for the Health Research 11th call.
  • NHMRC requires that collaborations must include a lead PrincipaI Investigator (PI) (refer to section 4.1) or PI from at least one of the participating member organisations from the following countries:

o   Philippines

o   Thailand

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).

For the full list of eligibility criteria, please refer to Section 4 of the NHMRC e-ASIA 2022 Joint Research Program grant guidelines

Grant Activity Timeframe:

1 to 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 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 2 March 2022.

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983