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New COVID-19 Research Grant Opportunities

  • 24 Apr 2020 3:28 PM
    Message # 8926384
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Latest Opportunities

    The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has released a solicitation for preclinical development of lead candidate therapeutics, vaccines and related countermeasures against select pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation (CEPI) seeks partner organizations to establish decentralized assays of immune responses to COVID-19 vaccine candidates.

    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

    Partnerships for Countermeasures against Select Pathogens (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

    Description: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to solicit research applications for milestone-driven projects focused on preclinical development of lead candidate therapeutics, vaccines and related countermeasures against select NIAID Emerging Infectious Diseases/Pathogens. Applications must include a Product Development Strategy attachment and demonstrate substantive investment by at least one industrial participant.

    Topics: Preclinical development of lead candidate therapeutics, vaccines and related countermeasures against select NIAID Emerging Infectious Diseases/Pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2.

    Due Dates: 6/29/2020
    Budget: $750,000 in direct costs and $300,000 in equipment costs in Year 1; $750,000 in direct costs per year thereafter


    Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation (CEPI)

    Centralized laboratory for measurement of immune responses elicited by SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidates

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    Description: CEPI is looking for partner organizations with which to establish centralized laboratory assays of immune responses to the many COVID-19 vaccine candidates so that data on these vaccines can be meaningfully compared to determine their efficacy.

    Topics: Types of studies that pre-approved providers might be asked to perform could include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • ELISA assays
    • Wild type (BSL-3) and pseudo-virus neutralisation assays (BSL-2)
    • T-cells ELISPOT assays

    Due Dates: 5/10/2020
    Budget: Not specified

    Deadline Approaching

    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

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    Topics: Support worker-based training to prevent and reduce exposure of hospital employees, emergency first responders, and other workers who are at risk of exposure to Coronavirus through their work duties.

    PA-20-135 - Emergency Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Awards (Emergency Supplement - Clinical Trial Optional)

    Due Date: 4/25/2020
    Budget: No Limit

    Air Force

    SBIR Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO) AF Ventures Direct-to-Phase II

    This CSO seeks innovative, commercial technologies proposed to create new AF solutions or potential new capabilities fulfilling requirements, closing capability gaps, or providing potential technological advancements.

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    Topics: Focus areas of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Decision Support: social media analytics, adware proximity algorithm, mobile application self-reporting
    • Personnel Needs: Tele-Health, Tele-Counseling
    • Readiness: Impact assessment tools, training scheduling optimization tools
    • Logistics
    • Medical: Air and surface cleansing, COVID-19 testing and management, COVID-19 medical supply chain

    Due Date: 4/30/2020 by 12PM EDT
    Budget: $1,000,000 (Can exceed amount with matching Government funds)


    CoVent-19 Challenge

    The CoVent-19 Challenge is an open innovation 8-week ventilator design and prototyping for engineers, innovators, designers, and makers. The two round challenge aims to create ventilator CAD assemblies by May 1, 2020 (Round 1: General Admission) and functional prototypes demonstrating acceptable performance by June 1, 2020 (Round 2: Invitation Only).

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    Due Date: 5/1/2020
    Budget: The program states that resources will be provided for invited teams to finalize their design and creating functional prototypes.

    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

    NOSI: Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program Applications to Address 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Heath Need

    Topics: Use of informatics solutions to diagnose cases and the use of CTSA-supported core resources to facilitate research on COVID-19 and advance the translation of research findings into diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines.

    PA-18-591 – Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Parent Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)

    Due Dates: 5/4/2020, 11/2/2020
    Budget: Application budgets are limited to no more than the amount of the current parent award and must reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

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