Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Hon Stephen Dawson MLC

Minister for Emergency Services; Innovation and ICT; Medical Research; Volunteering

    WA visionaries encouraged to apply for health and medical Innovation Fellowships

    14/04/2022 1:00 PM
    • The Future Health Research and Innovation Fund supports health and medical innovation and commercialisation through Innovation Fellowships
    • Support of up to $150,000 is available for each Fellowship which can be used for salary and innovation activity costs

    Talented individuals aspiring to develop innovations addressing problems arising from an unmet health or medical need or opportunity in Western Australia can now apply for the Future Health Research and Innovation Fund, Innovation Fellowships.


    The inaugural Innovation Fellowships will be awarded through a competitive and merit-based process.


    Funding of up to $150,000 is available to support the Fellow's salary and innovation activity costs.


    Successful applicants will be supported by their nominated expert mentors and supervisors to develop a novel process, product and/or service with commercial potential that is of significance to the health of the WA community. 


    The innovation could be incremental, transformative or disruptive.


    Fellowships will enhance the innovation knowledge, skills and experience of successful applicants, as well as harness cooperative culture across WA innovation and commercialisation sectors.


    For more information visit the FHRI Fund Current funding opportunities website.


    Comments attributed to Medical Research Minister Stephen Dawson:


    "We are calling on WA's pool of talented individuals who are striving to boost their health and medical innovation knowledge, skills and experience.


    "This is a chance for applicants to advance the quality and capacity of their innovations through vital funding to support their work


    "The McGowan Government is proud to support opportunities for Western Australians seeking to nurture innovative ideas who may not have had the chance to develop them."


    Minister's office - 6552 5800