Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant has announced that round four of the Translational
Research Grants Scheme (TRGS) has launched with $8 million of funding up for
will support research projects that will translate into practice change,
directly impacting on patient and population health outcomes.
fourth year the Office for Health and Medical Research (OHMR) will administer
the grants scheme. The call for expressions of interest has officially opened
to staff within NSW Local Health Districts, Specialty Health Networks, the
Ambulance Service of NSW, and NSW Health Pathology.
are encouraged to partner with other organisations such as universities and
medical research institutes and to support researchers to identify relevant
partners who will be actively involved in the delivery of projects and
implementation of outcomes.
This year, the total number of expressions of interest that can be
submitted to the scheme is capped at five per host organisation. Host organisations are encouraged to
work with their researchers to identify and support projects that address local
and/or state priorities; are system relevant; and align with the purpose,
objectives and intents of the Scheme.
expressions of interest and full applications must be submitted through the
TRGS coordinator for your host organisation to ensure that applications have
gone through the internal review process.
A number of information videos for prospective applicants will be
available on the Office for Health and Medical Research (OHMR) website
throughout July. The
videos are designed to help applicants develop competitive submissions. The
links to the short video sessions will be available on the TRGS website.
website also has a number of resources that are available to support Host
Organisations and applicants including:
Guidelines to Applicants provide detailed information regarding the dates,
process and selection criteria for the scheme.
Translational Research Framework will assist Host Organisations and
applicants to identify the relevant research questions and appropriate
research designs for their applications.
Find out more
information about the TRGS here.