Requests for proposals
Requests for proposals (RFPs) usually focus on key priority areas and are often intended to support targeted, outcome-focused research.
There is no current funding available
2020 ACC-HRC Achieving equity for ageing Māori RFP
The Health Research Council of New Zealand and the Accident Compensation Corporation have formed a partnership to invest in research that will address inequity in the healthcare system and contribute to improved health outcomes for ageing Māori. A funding pool of $1.5 million is available to fund research projects of up to 24 months duration.
2020 National Breast Cancer Register
The HRC and Breast Cancer Foundation New Zealand (BCFNZ) formed a joint research initiative to fund research that leverages the BCFNZ's investment in the Breast Cancer Foundation National Register. Up to $200,000 is available over two years per proposal.
2022 NZ-China Biomedical Research Alliance
The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) is seeking applications from New Zealand-based researchers (individuals or teams) with demonstrated collaborations and linkages with China-based researchers. Funding of up to $405,000 (exclusive of GST) is available for one research project, over three years.
2020 HRC Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases Cancer Call
The Health Research Council of New Zealand is seeking applications for implementation research for the primary and/or secondary prevention of cancer within Māori and/or Pacific populations, as part of the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases’ (GACD) joint call. A total funding pool of $2,000,000 is available. This initiative is supported by the Ministry of Health and the Cancer Control Agency.
2020 Achieving Equitable Access to Medicines RFP
The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) and PHARMAC formed a partnership in 2016 to support innovative research and advance the strategic objectives of both organisations. The funding partners invite applications for funding of up to $218,500 (exclusive of GST) for 24-month projects and for funding of up to $109,250 (exclusive of GST) for 12-month projects.
2021 Equitable Cancer Outcomes RFP
The Health Research Council of New Zealand, Te Aho o Te Kahu – the Cancer Control Agency, and the Ministry of Health are seeking to fund high-quality research that will drive equitable cancer outcomes for New Zealanders. A total funding pool of $6.2 million (exclusive of GST) is available for research across all four research priorities.
2020 NZ and China (NSFC) COVID-19 Collaboration Fund
The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) have established this funding initiative to address the global threat of COVID-19 and to support the development of collaborative research relationships between the two countries. HRC has a fund of $1,000,000 (exclusive of GST) available for allocation to New Zealand-based researchers.
2020 Safe Use of Paracetamol for Children Request for Proposals
The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC), Medsafe (a business unit of the Ministry of Health), and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) have formed this funding initiative to invest in health research that will provide evidence of effective strategies that support parents, caregivers and whānau to safely administer paracetamol to children in their care. There is a total funding pool of $400,000 (exclusive of GST). The funding partners expect to fund one exemplary proposal within this funding pool with a duration of up to 24 months.
2020 Maternity Services Research Request for Proposals
The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) and the Ministry of Health (Ministry) have formed this funding initiative to invest in health research that will contribute evidence to help achieve equitable maternal and infant health outcomes. Two separate funding opportunities are available to apply for: Research projects and Knowledge translation grants. Both opportunities will be funded within a total funding pool of $1.5 million (exclusive of GST). The funding partners expect to fund a portfolio of research project and knowledge translation grants at a range of values within this funding pool. Proposals with a maximum duration of 2 years are invited.