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Genomics Health Futures Mission – Projects


The Genomics Health Futures Mission Project grants provide up to $5 million for innovative and creative genomics research projects in specific areas. Grant opportunities will be available over 9 years from 2019 through a number of rounds.
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Application detail:
New rounds will open in the future. 

What do you get?

Up to $5 million for genomics research projects.

Who is this for?

In Round 1, researchers with projects in one of the following areas:

  • cancers and diseases with high mortality and low survivability
  • paediatric acute care genomic research for clinically ill children
  • ethical, legal and social issues related to genomics in health care

Overview


The Genomics Health Futures Mission is the centrepiece of the Australian Government's National Health and Medical Industry Growth Plan.

This grant opportunity is for 2 grant streams:

  • projects grants
  • ethical, legal and social issues research grants

The objectives of this grant opportunity are to:

  • fund innovative and creative genomics research projects
  • support collaboration of multidisciplinary research into genomics that prioritises health system and commercial needs

Projects must be completed by 30 June 2022.

Projects Grant stream

This stream provides funds to support research projects in 2 areas:

  • cancers (including lung cancer and mesothelioma) and diseases with high mortality and low survivability rate
  • paediatric acute care genomic research for critically ill children

The total funding available for this stream is $30 million over 3 years. We will award grants for up to 100% of eligible costs.  You can apply for funding between $500,000 and $5 million.

Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Research Grant stream

The total funding available for ethical, legal and social issues related to genomics in health care projects is $3.7 million over 3 years. The grant amount will be up to 100% of eligible project costs. You can apply for funding between $100,000 and $500,000.

Applying


How do you apply?

The Genomics Health Futures Mission – Projects Grant opportunity is currently closed to applications.

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Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines