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Alert COVID-19 Grants

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) 

NIBIB is urgently soliciting proposals and can provide up to $500M across multiple projects to rapidly produce innovative SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic tests that will assist the public’s safe return to normal activities.

Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)

The BARDA BAA is prioritizing COVID-19 diagnostics, vaccine, therapeutics, prophylaxis, respiratory devices, and advanced manufacturing tech.

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

DHS is seeks to accelerate testing and fielding of new capabilities, employing innovative commercial products to the detection of exposure, prevention, containment and treatment of COVID-19 and similar microbial threats.

Department of Defense, Department of Air Force

The CSO from the DOD Air force Acquisition CoVID Task Force  mission areas include: combating the spread, welfare of citizens, readiness, and industrial impact.
AFWERX COVID 19 Joint Acquisition Task Force 

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Featured Project

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In Vitro Cellular Barrier Models

Using ultrathin membranes to enable the development of novel co-culture and barrier models as well as improved measurement and analysis of real-time barrier functions. The ultrathin nature of the membranes not only enables improved physiological processes but also optical, electrical and biochemical analysis of barrier properties. Furthermore, we can control and manipulate physical and biochemical cell-cell interactions by tuning membrane pore sizes and membrane thickness at the nanometer and micrometer scales. 

Tom Gaborski, Principle Investigator

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