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Annual national competition to develop point-of-care technologies to address unmet needs in primary care. Of particular interest are solutions for rapid office-based testing that would enable early disease detection and timely intervention eliminating unnecessary steps and re-work and technologies that would enable self-testing and self-monitoring in the home for patient self-management.


Open to academic, engineering, research and development laboratories in the United States. Qualified small businesses may also apply. We encourage collaboration with investigators within the CIMIT consortium.

2016 Application Process

POCTRC Award applications are solicited and evaluated in two stages. Applicants may submit pre-proposals which will undergo review. A subset of the applicants who submitted pre-proposals will be invited to submit full proposals.

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