Grants & Giving

Biogen Australia Grants and Giving

With a commitment to a global grants and giving strategy, Biogen aims to accelerate scientific innovation, address unmet patient needs, and advance medical and disease education through a variety of programs and initiatives.

A grant is a financial contribution provided to an eligible organisation to support a specific, time-limited project or program with identified objectives, without tangible benefit to Biogen in return.

Outlined below is information related to Biogen Grants Program.

 

Grant Funding Types

Medical Education - Funding to an eligible institution or organisation to support independent medical educational activities for health care professionals and researchers. Medical education may be accredited or non-accredited.
Patient Education - Funding to an eligible institution or organisation to support educational activities for patients or caregivers. These programs must be non-promotional.
Fellowships – Funding for training programs created by medical schools, academic medical centers, teaching hospitals, or other healthcare-related organisations to support faculty and visiting scholars to advance their educational and research activities.
Infrastructure - Funding for infrastructure upgrades (e.g. premises; equipment, which may include physical equipment as well as IT/software) for healthcare organisations or institutions where allowed by local industry code. Infrastructure grant requests must have multiple funding sources, including at least one pharmaceutical/biotechnology company in addition to Biogen.
General Grant - Funding to support a program or project that does not fit any of the other defined grant categories.

 

Funding for travel expenses to support HCP attendance at congresses or other education programs is not provided via the Biogen Grants Program.

 

Grant Application Requirements and Organisation Eligibility

Grant request must be unsolicited
Grant request must not provide tangible benefit to Biogen
Funding is permitted only to legally established organisations; a grant cannot be provided to individuals
Requesting organisation must be registered for more than two years
Grant request must be submitted for a future project or program
Funding amount requested must reflect a real and fair market value for the proposed activities
Funding from other pharmaceutical/biotechnology companies in addition to Biogen is preferred (e.g. multiple sources of funding)
Requesting organisation must confirm receipt of payment and verify how funds were used for all previous Biogen supported activities.

 

The requesting organisation and grant request must be in full compliance with all regional and local codes, laws and industry regulations, including, but not limited to anti-corruption, transparency and privacy laws and regulations.

Biogen must not provide any substantive input or assistance to a requesting organisation in drafting or submitting a grant request.

Biogen reserves the right to deny any grant request that does not meet application and eligibility requirements.

Biogen may modify the grant application and eligibility requirements of the Grants Program at any time.

 

Additional Information

Please visit Biogen’s Global Grants and Giving website for more information including:

Biogen’s Areas of Interest
Application Submission and Decision Cycle
Grant Requirements and Criteria
Applicant Resources

 

How to Apply

Click here to access the Biogen Grants and Giving portal. Log into the portal with an existing account or create an account by choosing “New User?”.

Please note that all submission of grant requests must be in English.

For additional support, please email grantsandgiving@biogen.com.