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New DoD FY 2019 RIF notice is out!

The new DoD FY19 Rapid Innovation Fund Broad Agency Announcement notice is out and begins accepting White Papers Feb. 12, 2019 but final deadline is 3pm March 8, 2019. Full proposals are accepted by invitation only.

The RIF Program aims to facilitate rapid insertion of innovative technologies into military systems or programs that meet critical national security needs, which reflect the strategic approach of the National Defense Strategy: building a more lethal force, strengthening alliances, reforming DoD business processes. DoD seeks mature technologies for final development, testing, evaluation, and integration. Topics of interest include:

  • Networked Command Control and Communications
  • Hypersonics
  • Space
  • Cyber
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Autonomy
  • Microelectronics
  • Directed Energy
  • Quantum Science
  • Missile Defense
2019 MHSRS Call for Abstracts – February 4 to March 15

The Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) is the only DoD scientific meeting that addresses the unique medical needs of the Warfighter. Submitting an abstract and being selected to present a poster or speak at the symposium about your company’s innovative technology provides great exposure and attention from many DoD, DHA, and USAMRMC leadership, program managers, and potential collaborators.

The deadline to submit an abstract to compete for this opportunity is March 15, 2019. Call for Abstracts opens February 4, 2019 and will close on March 15, 2019. Click here to submit an abstract.

Click here for a listing of conference focus areas and breakout sessions by subtopic areas.

G2G is hosting a webinar on Thursday, February 21 from 12:00-1:00pm to help companies prepare for submitting an abstract and to provide information on military medical funding and how it works. Click here to register for G2G’s February 21 webinar on Military Medical Funding.

New Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) Funding Opportunity for Biosciences

The FY19 PRMRP aims to improve the health, care, and well-being of all military Service members, Veterans, and beneficiaries and focuses on 49 topic areas through 5 award mechanism. The deadlines for letters of intent fall in mid- to late-March. The program seeks applications in laboratory, clinical, behavioral, epidemiologic, and other areas of research to advance knowledge in disease etiology, improve prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life for those affected by a relevant disease or condition, and to develop and validate clinical care or public health guidelines.

Award Mechanisms include:

Clinical Trial Award

Discovery Award

Focused Program Award

Investigator Initiated Research Award

Technology/Therapeutic Development Award

New funding opportunity open at BARDA:

In November 2017, the 2018 BARDA Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) was released and is open for two years. Key areas of interest include:

  1. CBRN Vaccines; Antitoxins and Therapeutic Proteins; and Antibacterials
  2. Radiological, Nuclear and Chemical Threat, and Burn Medical Countermeasures
  3. Vaccines and Therapeutics for Influenza and Emerging Infectious Diseases
  4. Respiratory Protective Devices; Ventilators
  5. MCM Production Platform Systems
  6. Modeling and Visual Analytics as Enabling Technologies for Influenza, Emerging Infectious Disease, and CBRN Threats
  7. Diagnostics

For additional information, please click here.

New funding opportunity announced by USAMRMC:

With the start of the new Federal fiscal year on October 1, 2017, USAMRMC announced a new Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) that is open on a rolling basis for the next five years. Keys areas of interest include:

  1. Military Infectious Disease Research Program
  2. Combat Casualty Care Research Program
  3. Military Operational Research Program
  4. Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program
  5. Medical Biological Defense Research Program
  6. Medical Chemical Defense Research Program
  7. Medical Simulation and Information Sciences Research Program
  8. Radiation Health Effects Research Program

For additional information, please download the Funding Overview PDF.

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Government bioscience grants Report

Are you an entrepreneur or researcher running a startup and searching for non-dilutive financing and government funding? The GBG Report is your answer. This comprehensive list of non-dilutive government funding opportunities for bioscience R&D is updated monthly.
The GBG Report provides beneficial info including:
  • Title of Grant and Opportunity Number
  • Amount of Funding Available
  • Summary of the Opportunity and Key Criteria
  • The Agency Funding the Grant
  • Deadline for Submission
  • Direct Link to the Grant Package

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