National Blood Authority Australia: National Blood Sector Research and Development Program 2018 (Round 3)

National Blood Sector Research and Development Program offers three types of grants:

The Program’s overarching objectives are to identify and support strategic priority areas appropriate for targeted blood sector research funding that will:

  • enhance the sustainability and affordability of the national supply of blood products, including through increased efficiency and reduced blood product usage and wastage
  • identify appropriate use and reduce inappropriate use of blood products
  • maintain or enhance clinical outcomes for patients

​by providing evidence or new knowledge to:

  • understand the biological action of blood products
  • identify optimum treatment, dosing or indications for use for blood products, and
  • compare the use of blood products with alternative strategies and treatments.

Funding & Duration

Project Grant

  • Funding for an entire, discrete, research project proposal.
  • Typically $30-150k per annum Expended over period up to 3 years

Seed Grant

  • Seed funding for early stages of an innovative new research effort, or the generation of preliminary data needed to support future grant application
  • Typically under $50k Expended over period up to 1 year.


Applications must address evidence gaps in either:

Submission Requirements & Due Date

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