Aerospace Medicine, Clinical Research, Human Performance, and Expeditionary Medicine

Funding Agency:
Department of Defense

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) 711 Human Performance Wing in the School of Aerospace Medicine and Human Systems Integration Directorate conducts basic and applied research, advanced technology development, as well as test and evaluation to: (1) support the health and performance of Airmen performing across dynamic domains of air, space, and cyber operations, (2) bring innovative techniques and technology into the operational environment to improve outcomes and, (3) provide the Air Force with expertise in Human Systems Integration to ensure weapons systems are designed, developed, or adapted with human capabilities and limitations in mind. 711 HPW solicits innovative research proposals in the following five research areas.

1. Force Health Protection – Focus on research to prevent injury and illness and the early recognition or detection of emerging threats.

2. EN Route Care –Continuum of care during transport of patients from point of injury to point of definitive care.

3. Operational Medicine (OM) – Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) sponsored OM encompasses interest in definitive diagnosis, care and treatment in-garrison, to insure the highest quality of healthcare for active duty members and their families.

4. Expeditionary Medicine - Improving expeditionary medical care during contingency operations including medical countermeasures against combat and operational stressors to maximize warrior health, performance and well-being.

5. Human Performance and Systems Integration - Maximizing operational human performance for a fit and healthy force. 

This BAA is open and effective through 1 March 2021 at 5:00 pm Local Time, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. White papers may be submitted at any time during this period. 

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Amount Description

Estimated Program Cost: The total program value is $40,000,000 with multiple awards ranging from $50,000 to $5,000,000.

Funding Type





Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

March 1, 2021