The UMass Center for Advancing Point of Care Technologies (CAPCaT) 2024 Award Competition

Are you part of an innovative point-of-care startup with a novel approach to blood, lung, heart or sleep disorders? You could receive up to $100,000 for your technology from NIH!

Create an account and submit your EOI by midnight on March 31st for the chance to earn thousands for your PoCT innovation.

Advance your Point-of-care technology with NIH.

The UMass Center for Advancing Point of Care in Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Diseases (CAPCaT), a member of the NIH Point-of-Care Network (POCTRN), supports the development and testing of promising “late-stage” point of care technologies. The Center has issued 28 grants to point of care companies and is currently funded through the summer of 2028.

The 2024 Award Competition is an opportunity for PoCT startups to earn up to $100,000 to support their technology. We will award up to four startups, who will have then have the chance to pitch their solution at the 2025 Point of Care Showcase in Boston.

We are particularly interested in the development of disease diagnostics and monitoring devices, wearable technologies, mobile applications, and other tools to improve heart, lung, blood, and sleep (HLBS) health in historically underserved, low-resource, and remote communities.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, March 31st at 11:59pm.

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2024 CAPCaT Award Competition Info Session

Join us for a deep dive into the technologies and areas of focus for the 2024 CAPCaT funding opportunity. M2D2 team leaders and previous grant awardees will share insider intel to help you stand out from the competition!