Mito Foundation Research Equipment Grants are available to researchers who are unable to access certain pieces of equipment that are vital or would greatly advance their work.

Mito Foundation Research Equipment Grants offer two forms of funding:

Mito Foundation Research Equipment Grants

Up to $50,000 to supplement the funding provided by the laboratory or other funding sources for the purchase of the equipment.

Mito Foundation Large Research Equipment Grants

Amounts above $50,000 and up to $300,000 to supplement the funding provided by the laboratory or other funding sources for the purchase of the equipment.

Funded Research Equipment Grants

MitoSciences Dipstick Reader

Research Equipment Grants

$14,089 AUD

01/05/2014 → 01/05/2014

The dipstick reader is able to read strips which contain antibodies specific to mitochondrial proteins. By doing so, it is…

Seahorse Bioscience XF Analyser

Research Equipment Grants

$55,000 AUD

01/04/2013 → 01/04/2013

The Seahorse Bioscience XF Analyser is able to test small tissue samples, cells, or mitochondria. It can test up to…

Seahorse Bioscience XF Analyser

Research Equipment Grants

$67,500 AUD

01/04/2013 → 01/04/2013

The Seahorse Bioscience XF Analyser is able to test small tissue samples, cells, or mitochondria. It can test up to…

Purchase of PBI-Shredder O2k Set

Research Equipment Grants

$12,800 AUD

17/05/2019 →

The PBI-Shredder is a device for the fast and gentle disruption of tissues for isolating intact, functional mitochondrial from even…

Purchase of Thermo Orbitrap Q Exactive HF-X mass-spectrometer

Research Equipment Grants

$300,000 AUD

17/05/2019 →

Mitochondrial disease occurs when the mitochondria – the power plants of cells – fail to produce enough energy for cell…

Funding Round and Applications

Mito Foundation Research Equipment Grants

Quarterly Funding Rounds

January
Open: 16/12/2019
Close: 13/01/2020

July
Open: 15/06/2020
Close: 13/07/2020

April
Open: 16/03/2020
Close: 13/04/2020

October
Open: 14/09/2020
Close: 12/10/2020

Mito Foundation Large Research Equipment Grants

Open: 17 January 2020

Close: 01 May 2020

Application Eligibility

1. Research must be focused on primary mitochondrial disease.
2. All application information must be submitted.

For More Information and How to Apply

To apply for a Mito Foundation Research Equipment Grant, please download the application form here.

To apply for a Mito Foundation Large Research Equipment Grant, please download the application form here.

To apply, complete the form and send it to the Mito Foundation Grants Officer via grants@mito.org.au.

Please call (02) 8033 4113 if you have any queries.