Who we are

The MRCF is a unique collaboration between CSL, major Australian superannuation funds, the Australian and New Zealand governments, Australian state governments and over 50 leading medical research institutes and research hospitals.

The MRCF supports the development and commercialisation of early-stage biomedical discoveries associated with member research organisations, providing both capital and expertise to guide the successful development of new therapies.

    Technologies, expertise

    50+ Medical research institutes and hospitals

    Operational support

    ACT Government
    Queensland Government
    Victorian Government
    NSW Government Health
    Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment NZ

    Management

    Brandon Capital

    Independent Governance
    Investors

    Australian Government
    Australian Super
    Hesta
    Host Plus
    Statewide Super
    TelstraSuper
    CSL

Members

Our member institutes span across Australia and New Zealand. Here is a snapshot.

Institute
Diamantina Institute for Cancer Immunology and Metabolic Medicine

The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute (UQDI) is a modern research facility where clinical and basic science converge in the translational research of cancer, immunology and genomic medicine. The Institute is host to over 300 researchers, students and support staff. It lays claim to global, world-changing discoveries such as the world’s first cervical cancer vaccine.

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Institute
The Burnet Institute

The Burnet Institute is an independent, not‐for‐profit Australian organization that is unique in its approach of linking medical research with public health action to address many of the major health problems affecting disadvantaged communities. This approach allows us to develop innovative health solutions ranging from the highly technological through to those that are community-based.

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Institute
Centre for Cancer Biology

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Government Partners

Brandon Capital Partners Pty Ltd

Brandon Capital Partners Pty Ltd manages the MRCF Collaboration, providing seed and venture capital investment to support the development and international growth of Australian and New Zealand life science companies.

Learn more about the Brandon Capital Team

Investors

The MRCF's investors are AustralianSuper, Statewide Super, HESTA, HOSTPLUS and the Australian Government
under its IIF program.