• 27 JUL 20
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    COVID-19 Research Grants: Round Two Open

    The NSW Office of Health and Medical Research COVID-19 Research Grants have been designed to fund research projects in priority areas to directly support the NSW Health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Round two is now open. Information, including guidelines and application forms are available in the ‘Apply now’ section at https://www.medicalresearch.nsw.gov.au/covid-19-research/

    This round will encompass a broader range of topic areas that have been identified as important to support patients, health care workers, the community and the health system in the NSW response to COVID-19.

    Funding of up to $1million is available for each project on one of the following topics:

    1. Identifying effective models of care
    2. Mental health impact of COVID-19
    3. Public health messaging
    4. Prevention and therapeutics
    5. Diagnostics

    Further information is available in the round two guidelines.

    Round two has an Expression of Interest stage. Submission of a full application is by invitation only, for shortlisted applicants. Indicative dates for round two are:

    Round 2 stage Open Close Outcomes notified
    Expression of Interest 27 Jul 2020 17 Aug 2020 16 Sep 2020
    Invitation to Full Application 16 Sep 2020 Oct 2020 Nov 2020

    Funding is available for existing and new research projects. Applications submitted in round one but not funded may re-apply in the second round if the project is eligible and aligns with research topics.

    Expressions of Interest for round two must be submitted by completing administrative details and uploading a project summary using the online form.

    Applications will be peer reviewed against the eligibility and selection criteria in accordance with the process detailed in the COVID-19 Research Grants guidelines for Round two.


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