Victorian Cancer Agency 2018 Funding Round – closing soon

The following funding schemes will close at 11.59pm on 12 June 2018:

Two new schemes offered in 2018 under the Improving Cancer Outcomes Collaborative Research Grants

  • Improving Cancer Outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians
  • Improving Outcomes for Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers

Workforce Schemes

  • Early Career Seed Grants
  • Mid-Career Research Fellowships
  • Nursing and Allied Health Clinical Research Fellowships

All workforce schemes are eligible to apply for the Victorian-USA Cancer Fellowship Exchange Program. Applications are encouraged from multiple disciplines across the translational cancer research continuum.

More information, including guidelines, funding rules and a link to the application forms can be found on our website:

Answers to frequently asked questions can also be found on the website, however should you have further questions, please call us on 1300 664 737 or send an email via

Other news
Training course available - Advanced Analysis of Linked Health Data

The WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis is hosting an Advanced Analysis of Linked Health Data Course which will be delivered by Professor David Preen, Chair in Public Health at the School of Population and Global Health, The University of Western Australia.

The course will run from 11-15 February 2019 and will comprise of lectures and technical sessions.

This course is suitable for individuals that have completed the Introductory Analysis of Linked Health Data course (or have equivalent knowledge) and who are proficient users of STATA, SPSS or SAS.

Additional information, including course fees, can be found via the following event brite link.

BioMelbourne Network - Going Global

The BioMelbourne Network has been funded by LaunchVic to deliver a new initiative called Going Global.

The program brings international experts to Melbourne to deliver BioBriefings, one-on-one advisory sessions, and skills-based workshops on global regulatory, reimbursement, market access and commercialisation strategies, with a focus on key markets in the UK, India, US, EU, and China.

The next session is Module 2 – INDIA – Accessing Healthcare Markets in India: Building Business Partnerships commencing Tuesday 26th June (applications are now open)  with Global Expert Mr Swami SwaminathanChairman & Co-Founder of CIIQ Healthcare Catalysts Private Limited.

For more information, including pricing, please contact Jo O'Brien at the BioMelbourne Network on (03) 9667 8118 or