The NHMRC – European Union (EU) Collaborative Research Grant scheme provides a contribution to Australian researchers participating in leading international collaborative research that has been favourably evaluated for funding under select European Commission Horizon 2020 topics.
The EU has advertised the 2020 funding calls for its Horizon 2020 program. NHMRC is considering supporting the topics below to enable Australian researchers to form collaborations with EU partners:
- SC1-BHC-06-2020: Digital diagnostics – developing tools for clinical decisions integrating in vitro and in vivo diagnostics
- SC1-BHC-08-2020: New interventions for Non-Communicable Diseases
- SC1-BHC-33-2020: Addressing low vaccine uptake
- SC1-BHC-24-2020: Healthcare interventions for the management of the elderly multimorbid patient
- SC1-BHC-29-2020: Environment, climate change and health – novel mitigating measures for improving population health
- SC1-DTH-12-2020: Use of Real-World Data to advance research on the management of complex chronic conditions
- SC1-DTH-13-2020: Implementation research for scaling up and transfer of innovative solutions involving digital tools for people-centred care
- SC1-DTH-02-2020: Personalised early risk prediction, prevention and intervention
- SC1-DTH-04-2020: International cooperation in digital solutions and robotics for independent living
- SC1-HCC-08-2020: Scaling up innovation for active and healthy ageing.
Note responsibility for submitting proposals to the EC under the Horizon 2020 lies with the European partners. Applications for NHMRC – EU Collaborative Research Grant scheme are only required to be submitted to NHMRC if an application has been peer reviewed by the EC and is favourably evaluated for funding.