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MRFF 2021 mRNA Clinical Trial Enabling Infrastructure Grant Opportunity


The mRNA Clinical Trial Enabling Infrastructure grant provides organisations $5 million to use and enhance emerging technologies, platforms, equipment and infrastructure to conduct clinical trials of mRNA-based vaccines and/or therapeutics.
Open

Closes in 9 days

Closing date: 15 Jul 2022 05:00 PM AEST

Application detail:

This program is expected to be open for applications in March 2022.

What you get?

A fixed grant amount of $5 million over 3 years from 2022-23 to develop our onshore mRNA vaccine manufacturing capability.

Who is this for?

An eligible organisation who applied to the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER) and Department of Health’s 'Approach To Market: Enabling Australia’s onshore mRNA manufacturing capability' program and who can partner with least one state government partner organisation contributing to the research.

Overview


The 2021 mRNA Clinical Trial Enabling Infrastructure grant is part of the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) and the Coronavirus Research response. This opportunity looks to fund an organisation who has applied to the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER) and Department of Health’s Approach To Market: Enabling Australia’s onshore mRNA manufacturing capability. In addition, they must specify at least one state government partner organisation contributing to the research.

The objective of this grant opportunity is to provide funding to Australian medical research and medical innovation projects that leverage and enhance emerging technologies, platforms, equipment and infrastructure to conduct clinical trials of mRNA-based vaccines and/or therapeutics.

Check if you can apply


You can apply if you meet the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria are a set of rules that describe who we can consider for this grant. You can apply if you:

  • are an eligible entity
  • have an eligible project
  • have eligible expenditure.

The rules are in the grant opportunity guidelines.

How to apply


Check if you’re ready to apply for a grant

Finding a suitable grant opportunity is just the start of the process to get funding. The application process can take time and effort. Understanding the entire process will help you be grant ready and may improve your chances of getting funding.

Use our checklist to find out what it takes to apply for a grant.

When you're ready to apply

When the online form is available, you must submit your application through the online portal. You’ll need to set up an account when you first log into the portal. The portal allows you to apply for and manage a grant or service in a secure online environment.

Apply now


Apply for the MRFF 2021 mRNA Clinical Trial Enabling Infrastructure Grant now.

Before you apply, make sure you:

  • read and understand the grant opportunity guidelines
  • read the sample grant agreement.

Contact


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Key documents


Grant opportunity guidelines

Sample application form

Sample grant agreement

Progress report template

End of project report template

Board or CEO approval letter

Chief Investigator template