January 2019 DMID Council-Approved Concepts

Concepts represent early planning stages for program announcements, requests 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 Opportunities & Announcements.

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

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Fiscal Year 2020 Concepts

Fiscal Year 2020 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Contract Solicitation Topics

Feasibility of Novel Diagnostics for TB in Endemic Countries (FEND for TB)

For the published request for applications, see the April 12, 2019 Guide announcement, Feasibility of Novel Diagnostics for TB in Endemic Countries (FEND for TB) (U01, Clinical Trial Not Allowed).

Research Projects To Improve the Predictive Value of Animal Models in Recapitulating Human Immunity to Influenza Infection and Vaccination

For the published program announcements, see the April 11, 2019 Guide announcements:

Antiviral Drugs To Cure Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection

Note: NIAID topic for NIH SBIR contract solicitation.

Request for Proposals

Contact: Charles H. Jackson, Jr.

Broad Spectrum Antibody Against Human Enteroviruses

Note: NIAID topic for NIH SBIR contract solicitation.

Request for Proposals

Contact: Charles H. Jackson, Jr.

Development of Rapid Fungal Diagnostics for Select Endemic Dimorphic Fungi

Note: NIAID topic for NIH SBIR contract solicitation.

Request for Proposals

Contact: Charles H. Jackson, Jr.

Content last reviewed on April 15, 2019