We are pleased to announce the MATRIX Prevention Challenges RFA is now open. The objective of this funding opportunity is to support the development of solutions to specific challenges facing the field of HIV prevention. Investigators and institutions from Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, United States (US), European Union (EU), or United Kingdom (UK), are invited to apply to this request for applications (RFA) sponsored by MATRIX: A USAID Project to Advance the Research and Development of Innovative HIV Prevention Products for Women.
Proposed applicants will be composed of self-assembled groups of researchers to address challenges using mechanisms described in the RFA. Challenge descriptions, expected deliverables, direct cost limitations, and expected duration of the awards can also be found in the RFA.
The RFA instructions and templates can be found on the MATRIX and PATH websites.
1. Letter of intent (required) and fact-finding questions are due June 1, 2023 (8:00 a.m. Pacific time)
2. Applications are due August 1, 2023 (5:00 p.m. Pacific time)
Contact the PATH team at MatrixTechAcceleratorRFA@path.org with any questions.
Jim Turpin, Ariane van der Straten, Edward Kariithi, Mutsumi Metzler, and Jessica Mistilis
Technology Accelerator Leads