In 2018, initially, up to $50,000 will be awarded to support a collaborative research project in the field of emergency medicine for the benefit of rural and remote patients within Australia. Further funding for additional grants may be available.
The purpose of the grant is to provide medium term (up to two years) seed funding for innovative research that may have the potential for future funding by other granting bodies.
To be considered eligible to receive EMF’s Rural and Remote Research Program funding your application must:
Research project topics related to emergency healthcare in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia could include but are not limited to:
Other: Leveraged funding and/or provision for a health economic analysis are desirable.
Duration: Preference will be given to projects able to demonstrate substantive outcomes within two years.
* This includes doctors (emergency specialists and rural specialists), nurses, paramedics and allied healthcare providers such as social workers and dentists.
Both the EOI and the full application need to be filled in using EMF’s online application system on SmartyGrants. Click on the Apply button.
There is no limit to the number of EOIs submitted by an individual or organisation.
Please note: EMF has only $50,000 available for the 2018 Rural and Remote grant round. However, EMF intends to seek additional funding opportunities through donations and collaborations. As part of this process, EMF may confidentially share your EOI with other potential funding bodies. Please choose the ‘opt out’ option on the EOI application form if you do not wish a third party to review your EOI.