POCTRN Solicitation 2022 - POCTRN

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POCTRN Solicitation 2022

Do you have a promising point-of-care medical technology in need of further development? 

The NIH’s Point-of-Care Technology Research Network (POCTRN) drives the development of point-of-care technologies through collaborative efforts that merge scientific and technological capabilities with clinical need.

We are pleased to announce new funding opportunities from our centers:

Atlanta Center for Microsystems Engineered Point-of-Care Technologies

Microchip-Based Point-of-Care Technologies 

Learn More or Apply » 

Center for Advancing Point of 
Care Technologies in Heart, 
Lung, Blood and Sleep Disorders

Funding Opportunity: 
Center for Advancing Point of Care Technologies in Heart, Lung, 
Blood and Sleep Disorders

Learn More or Apply » 

Center for Innovation in Point 
of Care Technologies for 
HIV/AIDS at Northwestern

Point-of-Care Technologies 
for HIV/AIDS in Low- and   
Middle-Income Countries 

Learn More or Apply » 

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Point-of-Care Technologies Research for 
Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Improvements to Rapid Simple 
Point-of-Care Tests for Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Learn More or Apply » 

The application period for this opportunity has passed.

RADx: Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx®) initiative was formed to accelerate the development, validation, and commercialization of innovative point-of-care and home-based tests, as well as improvements to clinical laboratory tests, that can directly detect SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.


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