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Over $40m funding for health and medical research projects

28 May, 2020

Awarded to only the highest-performing researchers of any career stage, NHMRC Investigator Grants provide investigators with five-year funding for their projects.


Govt proposes cuts to R&D Tax Incentive

09 December, 2019

The Australian Government has reintroduced legislation that it claims will better target the Research and Development Tax Incentive and ensure its ongoing sustainability.


100 ARC Future Fellows to share $87.8 million

01 November, 2019

The Australian Government is investing in Australia's smartest minds to conduct research that will deliver significant health, scientific, environmental, social and economic benefits.


New ARC Centres of Excellence announced

22 October, 2019

Minister for Education Dan Tehan has announced Australian Government funding for a new series of Australian Research Council (ARC) Centres of Excellence.


$150m investment in Aus businesses to support NASA

26 September, 2019

The investment will see the Australian Space Agency foster the new ideas and high-tech skilled jobs that should make Australian businesses a partner of choice to fit out NASA missions.


Deadline extended for Gilead Fellowship Research Grants Program

22 August, 2019

The Fellowship provides support to projects that have a local community focus and which often struggle to secure funding or face high competition.


16 CRC Projects grants awarded

19 August, 2019

The Australian Government will provide over $30 million to 16 projects under Round 7 of the Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grants.


$6m investment in WA space sector

11 July, 2019

Western Australia will play a key role in the Australian Space Agency's efforts to triple the size of the nation's space industry.


Macrogen invests in gut microbiome analysis

25 June, 2019

Microba, an Australian biotech company specialising in gut microbiome analysis, has received a $4.1 million investment from global precision medicine company Macrogen.


Innovative cancer research projects receive vital funding

13 May, 2019

Cancer research has received a big boost in funding, thanks to a $5.1m partnership between CSIRO and GenesisCare and an $800,000 grant from the Leukaemia Foundation to Cancer Australia.


Medical Research Commercialisation Fund launches new venture

03 May, 2019

MRCF5 will focus on investing in early-stage medical research discoveries linked to MRCF members and recently completed its first close, raising $210m from investors.


Victoria gets a $496m boost for health and medical research

27 March, 2019

The Australian Government is investing almost half a billion dollars to deliver cancer treatment, hospital infrastructure, mental health services and medical research projects in Victoria.


$12m boost for Australian space sector

22 March, 2019

The Australian Government has announced $6 million towards a Mission Control Centre and $6 million to establish a Space Discovery Centre.


$22m program to fund early-stage disease research

21 February, 2019

The Australian Government is providing more than $22 million for important early-stage research that will lead to new interventions, cures and treatments of major diseases.


$40 million distributed under CRC-P Program

18 January, 2019

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews has announced the results of the sixth Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) selection round.


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