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Deployed War-Fighter Protection

October 08, 2012 11:48 AM EST By: Jennifer Rocha

Department of Defense: US Army Deadline: November 19, 2012

The US Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground Natick Contracting Division, Fort Detrick invites applications for funding for the fiscal year 2013 Deployed War-Fighter Protection Research Program (DWFP), renewable for up to 3 years, administered by the Armed Forces Pest Management Board (AFPMB). The AFPMB is soliciting proposals for original, innovative research designed to develop new interventions for protection of deployed military personnel from diseases caused by arthropod-borne pathogens. Diseases of significant concern include malaria, leishmaniasis, dengue fever, and other arboviruses.

Research should be product oriented, consisting of basic or applied research leading to a particular product, evaluation of experimental products for military uses, or development of an existing product for commercial manufacture.

The request for full proposals will be posted on Grants.gov website when available. For all additional information or questions, please contact Sandra O’Connell, Contract Specialist, Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground Natick Contracting Division-Ft Detrick, 1564 Freedman Drive 247C, Frederick, MD 21702-5041. Email address: Sandra.oconnell@us.army.mil.

 

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