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Funding Announcements 2014

Solicitation Title:  Point of Care Tests for Chlamydia and Other STDs

Purpose: The Johns Hopkins Center for Point-of-Care Tests for STDs (JHU C POCT STD) is seeking to facilitate the development of novel detection technologies for Point of Care Tests. Successful applications will describe the development of tests which minimally:

  • can detect less than 5,000 elementary bodies of chlamydia/ml
  • are rapid (time from sample to result under 4 hours)
  • have low-labor burden for sample preparation and assay, and
  • will be low cost (under $30/test)

Multiplex assays which can detect chlamydia as well as other sexually transmitted diseases are encouraged.

Full Fast Track Proposals are due August 6, 2014; October 29, 2014; January 7, 2015; by 4pm EST/ET. PDF files may be sent by email to Only electronic submissions are accepted.

Download PDF of Announcement of Funding Opportunity (below), which includes key dates and deadlines, application process, review process and criteria, and additional submission information:


(updated 11/24/2014)


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