Grants Database

  • Program Area: Healthy - Medical Research
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2020
  • Grantee: Childrens Hospital Foundation Queensland

Establishing Queensland’s First Small-Animal Micro-Irradiation Facility for pre-clinical oncology, immunology, radiobiology, and

To establish the first Queensland Micro-Irradiation Facility at the Translational Research Institute in Brisbane to test new therapies in research models.

  • Program Area: Healthy - Medical Research
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2020
  • Grantee: The Council of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research

Using Machine Learning to look for patterns in Cancer Genomics

To acquire specialised computer hardware to run Machine Learning analyses to investigate cancer microenvironments.

  • Program Area: Healthy - Medical Research
  • Amount: $200,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2020
  • Grantee: Queensland University of Technology: Institute of Health & Biomedical Innovation

A GPS for Studying Disease Biology: The Nanostring GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler

To purchase a Nanostring GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler, a new technology capable of identifying DNA sequences by barcoding and localising in tissue samples in real-time.

Pioneering Tissue Microdissection Glycomics for Better Patient Outcomes

To acquire a Laser Capture Microdissection system, equipment which allows researchers to isolate single cells or entire areas of tissue, cutting directly in real time with precision and speed.

Transforming Australian drug discovery with innovative acoustic compound storage and dispensing technologies

To purchase devices necessary for handling acoustic tubes, which is central to realising faster, smarter, more efficient compound management.

  • Program Area: Fair - Community Wellbeing
  • Amount: $260,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: Indigenous Consumer Assistance Network Ltd

Yarnin' Business, Yarnin' Jobs - Affecting income and assets for people experiencing vulnerability

To establish a program that support Indigenous and unemployed people experiencing vulnerability to build income and assets in order to move their financial position from 'crisis' to 'thriving'

  • Program Area: Vibrant - Arts
  • Amount: $220,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: North Queensland Ballet and Dance Company Limited

Dancenorth Artistic Capacity and Leadership Development Program

Dancenorth was awarded $220,000 over three years to deliver its Artistic Capacity and Leadership Development program. The program will facilitate an extensive suite of professional development opportunities for dance practitioners from across Australia to participate in Townsville, Queensland. The grant will support the core costs of delivering the program which include 3 Artist Residency in the Tropics (A.R.T), the Tomorrow Makers project, secondments for 40 young artists, and the opportunity for independent choreographers to work with the Dancenorth ensemble.

  • Program Area: Healthy - Medical Research
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: The University of Queensland: Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Lighting the way to recovery after brain injury in children using functional near infrared technology

To purchase a functional near-infrared spectroscopy device (fNIRS) - a portable imaging system used to quantify brain function to map responses to new neuromodulation therapies, reducing the need for for children to undergo fMRI scans.

  • Program Area: Science
  • Amount: $500,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: James Cook University: Science, Engineering & Information Technology

Securing the future of Australia's threatened tropical mountain flora for science and society.

This grant will enable the grantee to collect samples and secure climate-threatened tropical mountaintop plants by building a multi-strategy ex-situ conservation reserve to backup at-risk wild populations and support research, display and education.

This novel research on seed banking strategies, genetic diversity and plant tolerance of extreme climates, will ensure that the reserve collections, distributed across multiple Botanic Gardens and Seed Banks along Australia

  • Program Area: Science
  • Amount: $107,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2019
  • Grantee: Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation

Ian Potter Doctoral Fellowships at Lizard Island 2019- 2023

This grant will provide another five years funding for the Ian Potter Doctoral Fellowship program at Lizard Island Research Station supporting another five fellows from 2019 -2023.

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