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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