January 2020 DMID Council-Approved Concepts

Concepts represent early planning stages for program announcements, requests for applications, notices of special interest, 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 2021 Concepts

Fiscal Year 2021 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Contract Solicitation Topics

Notice of Special Interest: Advancing Development of Rapid Point-of-Care Hepatitis C Virus Diagnostics

For the published notice of special interest, see the December 17, 2019 Guide notice, Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Advancing Development of Rapid Point-of-Care Hepatitis C Virus Diagnostics.

Notice of Special Interest: Advancing Research for Tickborne Diseases (TBDs)

For the published notice of special interest, see the November 12, 2019 Guide notice, Notice of Special Interest: Advancing Research for Tickborne Diseases (TBDs).

Notice of Special Interest: Development of Nucleic Acid-Based Vaccine Approaches Against Seasonal and/or Pandemic Influenza

For the published notice of special interest, see the December 16, 2019 Guide notice, Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Development of Nucleic Acid-Based Vaccines Against Seasonal and/or Pandemic Influenza.

Limited Competition: National Biocontainment Laboratories (NBLs) Operations Support

For the published request for applications, see the April 6, 2020 Guide announcement, Limited Competition: National Biocontainment Laboratories (NBLs) Operations Support (UC7 Clinical Trial Not Allowed).

Three-Dimensional (3D) Human Biomimetics for Infectious Diseases

For the published request for applications, see the February 25, 2020 Guide announcement, Three-Dimensional (3D) Human Biomimetics for Infectious Diseases (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed).

Improving Technologies To Make Large-Scale High Titer Phage Preps

For the published request for proposals, see the July 28, 2020 Solicitation of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Contract Proposals.

Development of Priority Diagnostics for Chagas Disease

For the published request for proposals, see the July 28, 2020 Solicitation of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Contract Proposals.

Pediatric Formulations of Select Second Line Drugs for Treating Tuberculosis

For the published request for proposals, see the July 28, 2020 Solicitation of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Contract Proposals.

Group A Streptococcus Vaccine Development

For the published request for proposals, see the July 28, 2020 Solicitation of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Contract Proposals.

Rapid, Point-of-Care Diagnostics for Hepatitis C Virus

For the published request for proposals, see the July 28, 2020 Solicitation of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Contract Proposals.

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