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 40 leading medical research institutes and research hospitals.

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

    Technologies, expertise

    40+ Medical research institutes and hospitals

    Operational support

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


    Brandon Capital

    Independent Governance

    Australian Government
    Australian Super
    Host Plus
    Statewide Super


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

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.

South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute Limited

Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation is the New Zealand government’s innovation agency, helping businesses succeed through technology. We act as a gateway to innovation in New Zealand by connecting the rest of the world to Kiwi companies, research institutes, incubators, universities and commercialisation offices.


Government Partners

Brandon Capital Partners Pty Ltd

Brandon Captial 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


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