Identification of Target Peptide Sequences for Zika IgM Diagnostic Device
Funding Opportunity ID: 292882 Opportunity Number: RFA-FD-17-002 Opportunity Title: Identification of Target Peptide Sequences for Zika IgM Diagnostic DeviceOpportunity Category: DiscretionaryOpportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: AgricultureConsumer ProtectionFood and NutritionCategory Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 93.103Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Additional Information on Eligibility: The following organization is eligible to apply: PEPperPrint GmbHAgency Code: HHS-FDAAgency Name: Department of Health and Human ServicesFood and Drug AdministrationPosted Date: Mar 31, 2017Close Date: Jun 01, 2017Last Updated Date: Mar 31, 2017Award Ceiling: $299,150Award Floor: Estimated Total Program Funding: $299,150Expected Number of Awards: 1Description: ABSTRACT Given the size of the current epidemic in Latin America, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared on February 1, 2016 that the outbreak of Zika virus is an “extraordinary event” that constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). This declaration has triggered a coordinated public action to stop the Zika virus disease from spreading uncontrollably. On February 26, 2016, the Secretary determined that there is a significant potential for a public health emergency that has a significant potential to affect national secur...
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