The SAMRC's Grants, Innovation and Product Development Unit (GIPD) manages all external grant processes (excluding the Career Award Programme) for strategic partnerships and innovative research projects.
The SAMRC is the largest local health research funder in South Africa. Along with its Intramural and Extramural Research Units, the SAMRC also funds a number of other health research programmes, including those focused on health innovation, through strategic partnerships and grants managed by the Grants Innovation and Product Development Unit (GIPD).
Research programmes selected for funding focus on the major health issues impacting South Africa and the rest of the world.
View the General SAMRC Terms and Conditions of Funding.
Please note that some of the SAMRC’s funding programmes may include additional or alternative eligibility and funding criteria.
The GIPD Unit drives the SAMRC’s commitment to innovation through the following research and funding divisions:
(Please click on the image for more information on the various divisions and on Grants for more information on funding programmes.)