• Be an Australian SME i.e. a registered Australian corporate entity
employing no more than 199 employees
(SME) and be able to demonstrate that they are authorised to use any IP required to perform the project
• Meet ASIC thresholds for small business including consolidated revenue of less than A$50M and/ or consolidated gross assets of less than $25M at the end of the previous financial year
• Have a minimum of one full-time employee engaged in the business. Preference will be given to applicants which can demonstrate sufficient management capacity and capability to effectively engage with the depth and breadth of the ANDHealth+ program
• Have sufficient resources to service and complete the program and associated project plans (operational runway, time, resources, headcount). It is important to note that ANDHealth+ allocated funds are applied to direct project costs only and not the day-to-day operations of the participant’s business.
• Will report on requisite outcomes data and other reporting metrics requested by ANDHealth as required for three years beyond completion of the program.Proposed technologies and projects must:
• Meet the definition of “digital health” as outlined in the MRFF 2020 Early Stage Translation and Commercialisation Support Grant Opportunity Guidelines i.e. ‘technologies that use computing platforms, connectivity, software and sensors, either alone or in combination with physical products, to treat, diagnose, cure, mitigate and/or prevent disease or other conditions. Does not include digital health records, secure messaging, ePrescribing and other national digital health infrastructure.’
Involve a product/service/technology which has reached or substantially demonstrated Proof of Concept/Proof of Principle
• Be evidence-based with a clear focus on improving patient outcomes.
Applicants must submit a fully completed application with all requisite attachments/uploads.
*Note: The ANDHealth+ Program has been designed primarily for ‘for profit’ enterprises. Whilst non-profit enterprises may be eligible to apply (assuming they meet other eligibility criteria), they will need to clearly articulate how their participation in ANDHealth+ will be ring-fenced from their ‘business as usual’ activities and how impact of the program and any funded activities will be captured and reported.
for Corporate Entity structures
MRFF 2020 Early Stage Translation and Commercialisation Support Grant Opportunity Guidelines. Page 27