At the Intensive Care Foundation we are dedicated to improving the care of critically ill patients, through funding vital research. Our overall aim is to improve the number of lives saved and the quality of those lives, for those who find themselves in intensive care.

THE FOUNDATION’S 2021 RESEARCH GRANTS PROGRAM IS NOW OPEN.THE FOUNDATION WILL AWARD UP TO A$250,000 WITH ONE GRANT OF UP TO A$100,000 BEING OFFERED.

The Chair of the Foundation, A/Professor David Gattas has announced the opening of the 2021 Research Grant Program, during the 23rd Annual Meeting on Critical Trials in Intensive Care.

“The Foundation is delighted to announce that the 2021 program will see a total of A$250,000 being awarded, with one grant award of up to A$100,000. 2020 marked the 30th Anniversary of the Foundation and since its inception the Foundation has awarded nearly A$4M to over 100 research projects in Australia and New Zealand.

For full details covering the 2021 Granting Program, including making an application and Expressions of Interest please click the button below.

Annual Report 19-20

Please click on the button below to access the 2019-2020 Australian & New Zealand Intensive Care Foundation Annual Report.

Did you know?

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180,000 people, including 20,000 babies and children, are admitted to Intensive Care Units every year.
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Over 90% survive life threatening accidents or illnesses with the help of intensive care.
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Since 1990 the ICF has supported more than 100 ANZ research projects, providing $4m in funding.
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Around 14,250 nurses and 1,355 specialist doctors working in ICUs in Australia and New Zealand.

Inspiring stories

Darryl Sabin

Darryl Sabin

Survivor, author and motivational speaker
“When almost all hope is lost the specialists from intensive care will do everything possible to help their patients find a way back. The tougher it gets the tougher they try.”
Costanza and friends

Costanza and friends

New mothers in ICU
“I never thought I would end up in ICU on a breathing machine struggling to survive. It makes you realise it can happen to anyone whether you are young or old.”
John Mullen

John Mullen

Chief Executive Officer, Asciano Ltd
"...the experience was literally life changing and they will never know the level of gratitude and admiration that I will retain as long as I live for the teams who work in intensive care."

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