Status Report

TRISH Solicitation Released: Biomedical Research Advances for Space Health

By SpaceRef Editor
March 17, 2018
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Solicitation Number: BRASH1801
Release Date: March 16, 2018
Step-1 Proposals Due: April 16, 2018; 5PM ET
Step-2 Proposals Due: June 25, 2018; 5PM ET
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) released a topic-driven call for proposals on March 16th, 2018. The call is posted on NSPIRES ( and at the TRISH website (
Funded by NASA through a cooperative agreement, TRISH engages and enables new health technologies to predict, protect and preserve astronaut health during deep space exploration missions. We seek high risk, high reward, high quality and efficient solutions that can be adapted (or translated) for use in space.
TRISH is seeking emerging scientific and biomedical advances, radically disruptive technologies, and new engineering capabilities.
Topics of interest in this call include:
1.    Predictive algorithms of health, behavior, and medical events
2.    Improving resilience through nucleotide-based therapy
3.    Non-pharmacological improvement of human performance
Multipurpose edible plants for spaceflight applications
5.    New materials for shielding medications
6.    Test your expired medications
Awards are for a maximum of 2 years and up to $400,000 per year. All categories of U.S. institutions and companies are eligible to submit proposals in response to this solicitation. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Every organization that intends to submit a proposal in response to this solicitation must be registered with NSPIRES, and such registration must identify the authorized organizational representative(s) who will submit electronic proposals. There are 2 steps to the TRISH application process. The deadline for the first phase of applications (Step-1) is April 16, 2018 at 5:00 PM ET. Successful Step-1 proposers will be invited on or about April 27, 2018 to complete a more detailed Step-2 proposal, due June 25, 2018 at 5:00 PM ET.

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