NHMRC-NIHR Collaborative Research Grant Scheme funding in 2020

The National Health and Medical Research Council and the National Institute for Health Research Collaborative Research (NIHR) Grant Scheme supports Australian participation and collaboration in leading international collaborative research through the United Kingdom’s NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme. This round will focus on priorities for funding in 2020.


The HTA Programme funds independent research about the effectiveness, costs and broader impact of healthcare treatments and tests. Projects involving Australian researchers based in Australia which are chosen by the NIHR for funding maybe eligible for NHMRC support.


NHMRC is supporting Australian researchers for the following NIHR HTA research topics:

  • Antipsychotics for anorexia nervosa
  • Combination treatment for dementia with Lewy Bodies and Parkinson’s disease dementia
  • Care planning intervention for people with dementia who do not have regular contact with an informal carer
  • Vagus nerve stimulation for highly treatment-resistant depression
  • Extended treatment in early intervention in psychosis services


Successful applicants will have grant funding for five years and a total of $3 million is available.


Applications close Friday 26 July 2019

Read more about the National Institute for Health Research Collaborative Research Grants 2020

Or visit the GrantConnect page