Applications now open for Seed funding - 2023/4 Round
Apply now for the 2023/4 round of seed funding from the Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health at the University of Melbourne.
The University of Melbourne and the Baker Institute are joint funding a seed grant scheme, as part of the continued growth of the Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health, Melbourne Medical School, University of Melbourne.
The seed funding aims to promote collaborative projects with a team of researchers from the Baker Institute and The University of Melbourne. This year, we will prioritise funding projects that show a focus on immunology and mRNA technology, with the aim of leveraging the expertise found at both institutions.
The research must be impactful and the collaborative team providing a meaningful contribution to the Baker Department of Cardiometabolic Health at the University of Melbourne.
Funding is available to a maximum of $200k per grant for a term of 12 months.
The establishment of successful teams will increase the potential to progress to successful externally funded grants. The research must be impactful, with the collaborative team providing a meaningful contribution to the Baker Department and University.
- Impactful research aligned with the goals of the Department.
- Meaningful collaboration between a Baker Institute and University research group led by a member of the Cardiometabolic Health Department. A background of collaboration will be valued, and funding will be dependent on collaborative milestone achievements in a manageable timeline.
- The ability to outline a clear pathway to a grant application and include the target grant type and round (i.e. date) required.
- Maximum of 1 submission per Principal Investigator. Groups with a CIA on a current seed grant are ineligible. Previously successful CIA’s are ineligible to submit as a CIA on a new grant but may form part of the investigator team on a new application.
- The Notice of Intent Seed Funding application form is due Monday 19 June 2023. To apply, complete the application form (Word document).
- Shortlisted teams will be invited to submit a full application by 21 August 2023.
- Aim for project to start in the fourth quarter of 2023.
More information is summarised in the Seed Funding Guidelines (Word document).
For more information, or to apply , please contact Cardiometabolicemail@example.com