2024-03 Medical Threat Reduction Challenge

Due: March 28, 2024

Medical Threat Reduction Challenge and $50K Prize

Enter your innovation for a chance to pitch and win funding from a $50,000 award at TechConnect World, furnished by Advanced Technology International (ATI) and the Medical CBRN Defense Consortium (MCDC). Up to 25 finalists will pitch on-stage before a panel of judges to include federal funders, consortium managers, investors, and private corporations as well as a broader audience of attendees from the conference.

Areas of Interest:

  • PREVENTION: Vaccine manufacturing platforms, needle free delivery platforms, mRNA vaccines for biological threat agent diseases, vaccine encapsulation technologies, vaccine capability areas, accelerated antibodies prototype development, etc.
  • TREATMENT: Reactivating and consolidated nerve agent treatment systems, small molecule therapeutics, therapeutics capability areas, gene-encoded MCM development and response platforms, etc.
  • DIAGNOSTICS: CBRN medical decision systems and agent identification, opioid exposure diagnosis, microphysiological systems, advanced diagnostic capabilities, etc.