Development grants

 Development Grants

Funding body


Key dates

Applications open: 26 Mar 2014
Internal closing: TBA
Application closing: 25 June 2014


A Development Grant provides funding support to individual researchers, research teams, or a HMR company in partnership with a researcher/s to undertake research at the early proof-of-principle or pre-seed stage.

The Scheme supports the commercial development of a product, process, procedure or service that if applied, would result in improved health care, disease prevention or provide health cost savings.


It is generally required that, at the time of application submission, the Chief Investigator A (CIA) is an Australian citizen or is a permanent resident in Australia. It is also required that the research proposal involves the CIA being based in Australia for the duration of the grant.


No specific limit to funding. Grants awarded for 1-3 years.

Application Process