The Australian Functional Fungi Initiative Request for Partnership 2023 is now open

The Australian Functional Fungi Initiative is now seeking partnerships to create foundational biomolecular data resources to fast-track knowledge and innovation of Australian fungi.

NOTE: Projects targeting fungal plant pathogens must direct their enquiries to the Plant Pathogens Omics Initiative.


  1. Please ensure you’ve read all information on this page before completing the Request for Partnership (RFP) document.
  2. Please download the proposal template – Request for Partnership Application Template.
  3. Complete and submit one document per species of interest. Where projects may be addressing a question that spans multiple species or genera, please submit one document per project question and include an appendix list of the species of interest.
  4. Address all criteria/questions listed in the document.
  5. Answers to all the criteria should not exceed 6 pages.

Deadline: COB 9th June, 2023

Submissions: Please email the completed document to Sophie Mazard,, with subject: Functional Fungi RFP1 – [Project name summary]

Contact information:

Dr Sophie Mazard, Project Manager

Dr Kelly Scarlett, Partnerships and Engagement Lead


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