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January 2016 DMID Council-Approved Concepts

Concepts represent early planning stages for program announcements, request for applications, or solicitations for Council's input. If NIAID publishes an initiative from one of these concepts, we link to it below. To find initiatives, go to the Opportunities and Announcements portal.

NB: Council approval does not guarantee that a concept will become an initiative.

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FY 2017 Concepts

SBIR Contract Solicitation Topics

Human Tissue Models for Infectious Diseases

For the published request for applications, see the April 7, 2016 Guide announcement, Human Tissue Models for Infectious Diseases (U19).

Partnerships for Structure-Based Design of Novel Immunogens for Vaccine Development

For the published request for applications, see the May 18, 2016 Guide announcement, Partnerships for Structure-Based Design of Novel Immunogens for Vaccine Development (R01).

Advanced Development of Multivalent Vaccine Candidates for Filovirus and Lassa Fever

For the published broad agency announcement, see the April 29, 2016 solicitation, Advanced Development of Multivalent Vaccine Candidates for Filovirus and Lassa Fever.

Novel Approaches to Understanding, Preventing, and Treating Lyme Disease and Other Tickborne Illnesses

For the published program announcements, see the May 9, 2016 Guide announcements, Novel Approaches to Understanding, Preventing, and Treating Lyme Disease and Tickborne Coinfections (R01) and Novel Approaches to Understanding, Preventing, and Treating Lyme Disease and Tickborne Coinfections (R21).

Rapid Point-of-Care Diagnostics to Detect Serologic Status of Individuals for Select Viral Infections

For the published request for proposals, see the August 1, 2016 Solicitation of NIH and CDC for SBIR Contract Proposals.

Development of Microbiome-Based Products for Infectious Diseases

For the published request for proposals, see the August 1, 2016 Solicitation of NIH and CDC for SBIR Contract Proposals.

Noninvasive Rapid Diagnostics for Respiratory Diseases in Children

For the published request for proposals, see the August 1, 2016 Solicitation of NIH and CDC for SBIR Contract Proposals.

Phage-Based Diagnostic Platforms for Rapid Detection of Bacterial Pathogens

For the published request for proposals, see the August 1, 2016 Solicitation of NIH and CDC for SBIR Contract Proposals.

Content last reviewed on October 28, 2016