Space institute seeks new deep-space healthcare solutions
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking cutting-edge health and performance technology solutions being developed by industry.
The institute is charged with adapting products and approaches to protect and optimize human health and performance during long-duration, deep-space exploration missions.
This opportunity for companies, TRI-IND-1901, is being facilitated by the Consortia for Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology (CIMT). CIMIT leverages a wide and diverse network of world-class academic and medical institutions, government, industry and startups.
The topics of interest in this solicitation are:
- Multiparameter health assessment through ophthalmic imaging
- Components of an integrated physical health surveillance system
- Gaming tools for behavioral health and beyond
- Advanced medical training and guidance system for spaceflight
- Advanced human-computer interfaces
- Onboard manufacturing of medication active ingredients
- Lab tests to go into space
- AI-supported medical diagnostics
Individuals interested can learn more about this opportunity. Full proposals are due by 11:59 p.m., EST Jan. 25, 2019.
Applicants may request up to $100,000 per Validation Award for an expected duration of three to six months of work and up to $250,000 per Accelerator Award for an expected duration of up to one year of work.
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health is funded by a cooperative agreement from NASA to Baylor College of Medicine with consortium partners California Institute of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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