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Cardiovascular Research Capacity Program

Supporting high-quality cardiovascular researchers to increase national and international competitiveness of NSW cardiovascular research.

A scientist at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute investigates how to prevent heart attacks

In June 2018, the NSW Government announced a $150 million investment over 10 years into cardiovascular research. NSW’s Cardiovascular Research Capacity Program funds high quality cardiovascular research in NSW in order to drive scientific discoveries, support the development of novel and innovative therapies, and improve health outcomes for patients with cardiovascular disease.

A new funding round for Cardiovascular Elite Grants is now open. Nominations close on 30 June 2022 and a round for Cardiovascular Collaborative Grants will open in July 2022.

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Cardiovascular Elite Grants

Nominations for NSW Health’s Elite Cardiovascular Grants are now open. Nominations close on 30 June 2022.

These grants encourage talented researchers to move to NSW to work on cardiovascular research.

Two grant types are open for nomination:

  • Elite Postdoctoral Researcher Grants of up to $1 million over three years, and
  • Research Leader Grants of up to $2.5 million over five years.

Nominations are accepted from eligible host organisations and must be endorsed by the nominated researcher.

Projects are to commence between September 2022 and June 2023 depending on the date of the researcher’s move to NSW.

Nominate now for Research Leadership Grant

  • Research Leadership Nomination Form 2022

    DOCX - 84 KB

Nominate now for Postdoctoral Researcher Grant

  • Elite Postdoctoral Researcher Nomination Form 2022

    DOCX - 82 KB

Cardiovascular Collaborative Grants open July 2022

Cardiovascular Collaborative Grants will open in July 2022. This is a new two-year development grant of up to $1 million over two years.

Collaborative grants are targeted at NSW-led collaborations involving multiple institutions and support success with national funding opportunities.

  • July 2022 – applications open
  • 30 September 2022 – applications close
  • 1 February 2023 – projects commence.

Past recipients

The project directory lists all research projects and/or devices that have received funding through the Office of Health and Medical Research.

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