New Technologies for Viral Hepatitis STTR (R41/R42)

Incentive Type:Grant Program
Health And Safety, Technology, Technology, Research
Eligible Sector:
Financial Incentive
Time Period:
FY 2015
Governing Body:National Institutes of Health
What’s it worth?:Not mentioned

The purpose of the New Technologies for Viral Hepatitis STTR program is to fund the research of prevention, care, and treatment of viral hepatitis within participating institutes. Ideal research objectives include but are not excluded to:

  • Development of point-of-care rapid screening test that can be used to screen for acute or chronic hepatitis
  • Development of new diagnostic tests
  • Development of non-invasive and practical tests used for monitoring chronic viral hepatitis
  • Development of hepatitis therapies
  • Development of genetics test to help in patient management of viral hepatitis

A more complete list can be found on the website. Funds typically do not exceed $150,000 for Phase I projects and $1,000,000 for Phase II projects; however, budgets may be increased up to 50% with Congress approval. Applicants are encourage to contact the NIH program officials before proposing anything in excess of the guidelines.