Department of Defense – FY19 Multi-Domain Lifesaving Trauma Innovations (MuLTI) Award Broad Agency Announcement

The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced its FY19 Multi-Domain Lifesaving Trauma Innovations (MuLTI) Award Broad Agency Announcement being managed by the office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).  All current CDMRP funding opportunities, including this one, can be accessed  at https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prgdefault.

The Multi-Domain Lifesaving Trauma Innovations (MuLTI) Award supports independent academic investigators at all levels.  The key mechanism elements are:

  • Supports development of highlight innovative materiel products and new ways, methods, or modifications of existing trauma practice (i.e., knowledge products) for future multi-domain
    operations (MDO) where evacuation capabilities may be significantly delayed or unavailable.
  • A focus is on enhancing capabilities at the point of greatest need, including lifesave interventions  to be rendered immediately post-injury, during period of prolonged care in theater, and during
    transport/en route care within and from theater.
  • Medical materiel solutions are encouraged to include characteristics relevant to military use in austere, combat environments.
  • Proposals/Applications MUST address at least one sub-area within one of the three
    MuLTI Award Focus Areas:

    • Prolonged and En Route Care
    • Battlefield Resuscitation for Immediate Stabilization of Combat Casualties
    • Neurotrauma
  • Submission of a preproposal is required; application submission is by invitation only.
  • Additional funds are available for applications proposing to include prospective accrual of human subjects and clinical trials.
  • Fundamental basic research is not allowed.
  • Preclinical research, clinical research, and Phase 0 and Phase I clinical trials/testing are allowed.
  • Phase II and Phase III clinical trials are not allowed.

Submission is a two-step process requiring both (1) pre-application submission through eBRAP (https://eBRAP.org) and (2) application submission through Grants.gov (https://www.grants.gov/).  Refer to the General Submission Instructions, Section II.A. for registration and submission requirements for eBRAP and Grants.gov.

Deadlines:  Pre-Applications due March 5, 2019; Invited Applications are due May 29, 2019.