BROAD AGENCY Announcement (BAA) FOR THE PROTECTION OF DEPLOYED MILITARY PERSONNEL FROM THREATS POSED BY ARTHROPOD DISEASE VECTORS

Funding Agency:
Department of Defense

The Armed Forces Pest Management Board (AFPMB), an agency of the Department of Defense (DoD), is soliciting pre-proposals for original and innovative research designed to develop new interventions for protection of deployed military personnel from medically relevant pests, including arthropod disease vectors of mosquito-borne arboviruses and tick-borne pathogens, as well as fly-borne bacterial pathogens.

The AFPMB is soliciting pre-proposals for original, innovative research designed to develop new interventions to protect deployed U. S. Department of Defense (DoD) personnel from medically relevant pests, including arthropod disease vectors of mosquito-borne arboviruses and tick-borne pathogens, as well as fly-borne bacterial pathogens.  

The DWFP Program supports the development of: 

• new toxicants or the adaptation of existing toxicants to medically relevant pests; 

• new insecticide application techniques; 

• new personal protection tools that prevent human-vector contact; 

• new decision support tools; and 

• new vector surveillance tools that focus on improving vector control outcomes.  

****CURRENTLY ACCEPTING WHITE PAPER SUBMISSIONS ONLY - DEADLINE FOR WHITE PAPER SUBMISSIONS is 12 DEC 2023*********

 

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Pre-proposals are sought from all eligible sources, including state and local government, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and private industry. Generally, this announcement is continuously open; preliminary proposals (pre-proposals) may be submitted and will be evaluated throughout the year. The availability of funds may limit the ability of the U.S. Government to make awards in specific areas; nevertheless, pre-proposals are sought under the BAA for areas consistent with the mission areas identified in Section V of this announcement.

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Engineering and Physical Sciences
Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

December 12, 2023