NZ Health Research Council (HRC) and PHARMAC Request for Proposals – Achieving Equitable Access to Medicines RFP now open

The Health Research Council (HRC) and PHARMAC have announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for innovative, high-quality and value-added research that helps achieve equitable access to funded pharmaceuticals, and builds and strengthens the research evidence base to achieve health equity in Aotearoa New Zealand.

The total budget for this RFP will be $655,500 (exclusive of GST). The funding partners invite applications for funding of up to $109,250 (exclusive of GST) for 12-month projects and of up to $218,500 (exclusive of GST) for 24-month projects. It is anticipated that contracted projects will begin as soon as practicable, with funding available for an immediate start from April 2021.

All the details, including the RFP and application forms and guidelines, are now available on HRC Gateway. Registrations are due 7 October 2020.

For more information about this upcoming RFP contact:
Lea Narciso
HRC research investment manager