PAR-22-203 Point-of-Care Technologies Research Network: Technology Research and Development Centers (TRDC) (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to solicit Technology Research and Development Center (TRDC) applications for the Point-of-Care Technologies Research Network (POCTRN). The POCTRN catalyzes innovation in diagnostic technologies through a network model that enhances complementary strengths and builds multidisciplinary partnerships across scientific/technological, clinical, regulatory, and commercialization domains. Each TRDC will accelerate the development, validation, and deployment of point-of-care, home-based and other innovative testing technologies in a specific area of health research. The POCTRN TRDCs will merge scientific and technological capabilities and expertise with clinical need and market demand to address unmet testing, monitoring, and treatment demands. This opportunity is open to all applicants, including the existing POCTRN grantees and new applicants.