Research Translation Projects 2021

The Research Translation Projects (RTP) program supports high-quality research projects that have the potential to identify efficiencies and cost savings, which can be translated into policy and/or practice in the WA public health system, while maintaining or improving patient outcomes.

Projects in the areas of clinical, health services and public health research are encouraged and may involve the undertaking of new research, proof-of-concept and/or pilot-studies.

Applications must address relevant contemporary challenges faced by the WA public health system, include a solid economic analysis of the predicted benefits and demonstrate a commitment to the translation and implementation of research findings into health care policy and/or practice. 

Projects may be awarded up to $270,000 and must be completed within 24 months. Project selection will be based on competitive merit.  

For information regarding the economic analysis of potential projects, please refer to the RTP Economic Protocol Information sheet.

Whilst this program is currently closed for applications, the RTP 2021 Guidelines and Conditions and RTP 2021 Application Form can be accessed below for reference:



Useful Resources:

The Sax Institute’s Translational Research Framework (external site) - assists with refining research questions and identifying feasible research methods to answer these questions. 

The Department of Health website lists past RTP grant recipients.

Any queries related to the program can be directed to the Research and Innovation Office.


Last Updated: 09/03/2021