Priority Round 4: European Union Joint Program on Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) Call for Multinational Projects on Health and Social Care for Neurodegenerative Diseases

The NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR) is part of the Boosting Dementia Research Initiative and will target, co-ordinate and translate the Australian research effort in dementia.

NHMRC has allocated funding to support a small number of grants under the Boosting Dementia Research Grants Scheme Priority Round 4 (PR4). PR4 will provide grants to Australian-based researchers who are participating as collaborators in international consortia under the European Union Joint Program – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) Call for Multinational Projects on Health and Social Care for Neurodegenerative Diseases.  

Further details for the call and guidance documents can be found on the JPND website

NHMRC will provide merit-based funding for the Australian-based components of research, where the transnational consortium has been recommended for funding by the JPND.

PR4 addresses the NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research’s (NNIDR) objective to ensure Australian participation in major international collaborations relevant to dementia research.

Apply for funding

The NHMRC’s Research Grants Management System (RGMS) must be used to access/update your profile and CV and to submit your application. If they have not already done so, applicants are advised to obtain an RGMS log on and commence their profile and CV.

Applicants who are not yet registered in RGMS should contact the Research Help Centre by emailing help@nhmrc.gov.au for more information.

A complete application must consist of the following:

  1. Completion of Parts A and B of the application form (including the Grant Proposal pdf); and
  2. The relevant information in your RGMS profile and CV.

Prior to submission of an application for funding, applicants need to ensure they have:

  • Read all relevant reference material; and
  • Liaised with their Administering Institution to identify any specific requirements that the Institution might have.

Further information on Research Grants Management System (RGMS)

Documentation to apply for Boosting Dementia Research Grants

It is recommended that prospective applicants read the Boosting Dementia Research Grants Priority Round 4 Details in the first instance to ascertain if their research proposal would fit the objectives, scope and eligibility for the call. The Round Details provide information specific to each call, including objectives, scope, critical dates, eligibility and funding details. These are provided with Grant Guidelines and information on how to apply is available via Grant Connect (GO ID: GO1246) 

User Guides and Templates for Application Development

  • RGMS Offline Application forms
  • RGMS User Guides
  • Budget mechanism for funding commencing in 2019

Research Classification Guides including Broad Research Area, Fields of Research and NHMRC Keyword ⁄ Phrases

  • Australian Standard Research Classifications and NHMRC Research Keywords/Phrases
  • Administering Institutions list

Key Dates

Applications Open on JPND website (refer to JPND website for further details) Monday 8 January 2018
JPND submission deadline for Pre-proposals (refer to JPND website for further details)

Tuesday 6 March 2018

23:59h CET

Review of Pre-proposals by JPND (refer to JPND website for further details) 3-4 May 2018
JPND submission deadline for Full Proposals (refer to JPND website for further details)

Wednesday 27 June 2018 

23:59h CET

Anticipated review of Full Proposals by JPND (refer to JPND website for further details) September 2018
NHMRC will Open the Priority Round for Applications in RGMS Wednesday 16 May 2018
NHMRC will Close the Priority Round for Applications in RGMS

Wednesday 25 July 2018

5:00pm AEST

Anticipated notification of results October 2018

Outcomes of funding rounds

Before you submit an application, please make sure you have:

 
01

Step One

Read all relevant reference material

GrantConnect GO Documents

 
02

Step Two

Liaised with your Administering Institution to identify any specific requirements that the institution may have

 
03

Step Three

Ensure your application is complete and correct.