The project, sponsored by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) and awarded through the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium, will fund clinical studies of neurosurgical patients at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, UT Southwestern Medical Center, the University of Texas at San Antonio, Emory University, and Dartmouth University.
Cole Engineering Services, Inc. a By Light Company, has been awarded a $31.3M contract by the National Spectrum Consortium for the Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality 5G Network Enhancements Prototype Other Transaction Agreement.
DOD issues RPP through the National Spectrum Consortium (NSC) to leverage 5G and Augmented Reality to save warfighters’ lives
To provide the best possible solutions to the DoD, the NSC has invited members of the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC) to review the RPPs and possibly team with proposers from the NSC.
Notably, OTAs are routinely used by USAMRDC partner the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium, which operates as a nonprofit corporation designed to accelerate the translation of medical technologies into medical solutions for U.S. military personnel and veterans.
Centivax and U.S. Naval Medical Research Center announce strategic partnership to initiate clinical development of a broad-spectrum injectable for COVID-19, with $4.2M from the Henry Jackson Foundation
"With discovery research supported by Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium, and now clinical development supported by our remarkable collaboration with the Naval Medical Research Center, this biotech-government partnership is proud to advance this molecule into clinical development and closer to the patients and doctors that need a better medicine to end the pandemic."
Advanced Technology International secures $99M IDIQ contract to support Navy Manufacturing Tech Center
Advanced Technology International has been awarded a potential five-year, $99 million contract to help the U.S. Navy run a center that focuses on developing and transitioning technologies needed to manufacture composite-based naval platforms.
The ManTech Composites Manufacturing Center develops improved manufacturing processes for composite-based components.
Inhalon Biopharma receives $7 million from USAMRDC to study inhaled “muco-trapping” antibody for the treatment of COVID-19
"We believe that Inhalon's inhaled therapy offers many attractive benefits for patients and the healthcare system that are not available with intravenous or other systemically-dosed treatments," said William Howell, president, Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium.
Maren Leed, executive director of the National Spectrum Consortium, agreed that “technology is ahead” in the private sector compared to the Pentagon’s ability to put advances like 5G and artificial intelligence to use.
The USG used both the VLC OTA, and the AMTC OTA as the means to obtain an impressive amount of collaboration from 14 industry and academia partners working together as a seamless team. The approach demonstrated the effectiveness and usefulness of an OTA to obtain coordinated, broad-based input and support from industry partners throughout a very large breadth of domain specific expertise.