September 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 (FY) 2022 Concepts

FY 2021 Concepts

Innovation for TB Vaccine Discovery

For the published request for applications, check the February 19, 2021 Guide notice, Innovation for Tuberculosis Vaccine Discovery (ITVD) (R61/R33, Clinical Trial Not Allowed).

Basic Research To Inform Vaccine and Therapeutic Development for Non-Polio Human Enteroviruses (NPEV)

For the published request for applications, check the February 12, 2021 Guide notice, Basic Research to Inform Vaccine and Therapeutic Development for Non-Polio Human Enteroviruses (NPEV) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed).

Syphilis Specimen Repository

For the published request for proposals, see the April 2, 2021 solicitation, Syphilis Specimen Collection.

Early-Phase Clinical Trial Units

For the published request for proposals, check the November 30, 2020 solicitation, Early Phase Clinical Trial Units (EPCTU).

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI)—Regarding the Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions for Select Research Activities Related to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

For the published notice of special interest, check the July 6, 2020 Guide notice, Notice of Special Interest (NOSI)—Emergency Competitive Revisions for Select Research Activities Related to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI)—Availability of Emergency Awards for Limited Clinical Trials To Evaluate Therapeutic and Vaccine Candidates Against SARS-CoV-2

For the published notice of special interest, check the August 13, 2020 Guide notice, Notice of Special Interest (NOSI)—Availability of Emergency Awards for Limited Clinical Trials To Evaluate Therapeutic and Vaccine Candidates Against SARS-CoV-2.

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