Medical Research Future Fund - Rapid Applied Research Translation Grants

Rapid Applied Research Translation Grants

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) provides a long term sustainable source of funding for endeavours that aim to improve health outcomes, quality of life and health system sustainability across Australia.

The MRFF has made a further commitment to SHP of $6.1 million for the period 2019-2021.

Two calls have previously been made and expressions of interest are now invited for a third round of Rapid Applied Research Translation (RART) grants. Funding will commence in July 2019,* initially for a 12-18 month period.

Proposed projects must fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

  • Must have the capacity to produce outcomes that will be of value to the health system and able to be implemented within an 18-month timeframe.
  • Applicants are required to discuss the project with their health service partners from their Local Health District (LHD) or Network
  • Must have primary care involvement. Participation of consumers and other end users of the research in co-design will also enhance the chances of a successful application. 
  • Must explicitly align with one or more of the following MRFF Priorities:
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
    • Aging and aged care
    • Digital health intelligence
    • Consumer-driven research
    • Clinical research capacity             
    • Implementation science

For further details of eligibility criteria, please see the EOI guidelines here.

To express your interest for Sydney Health Partners’ RART Round 3 grants, please use this form.


*Pending Commonwealth approval

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