NIIMBL: Project Call 2.2

National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIMBL) announces Project Call 2.2. This project call seeks proposals addressing technology and workforce needs in high priority areas identified by industry members.

NIIMBL intends to make up to $4.5M in funding available for technology and workforce development projects.

Technology priority topic areas for this call include (in no particular order):

  • Process Analytical Technologies (PAT)
  • Rapid release of Drug Substance and Drug Product
  • Viral Clearance Technology Development
  • Cell Line Development and Engineering
  • Manufacturing Platforms for Cell Therapy Products
  • Drug Substance Manufacturing -Chromatography Technology Development
  • Continuous Processing Technology Development –Biologics
  • Scale-down Equipment and Models for Biologics Manufacturing Process Development
  • Improved Drug Product Stability
  • Novel Materials for Biomanufacturing
  • Improved Host Cell Protein Detection/Analysis
  • Novel Methods for Characterization of Live Cell Products
  • Improved Cryopreservation or Cell Preservation Technologies
  • Standardized Data Structures

Workforce proposals should address the following categories (in no particular order):

  • De-Risked Training Environments
  • Technical Training Capacity-Building Projects
  • Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Training
  • Industry Immersion Frameworks
  • Best Practice Research

A Project Call RFP Webinar will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at 12 pm EST. Register here.

Concept papers are due by 5:00 pm EST on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019

How to apply: https://niimbl.org/Downloads/PC2_2T_RequestforProposals_FINAL.pdf