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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.

2017 Application Process - CLOSED

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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