2019 Biorisk Management Enhancement Grant (BMEG) competition

The 2019 Biorisk Management Enhancement Grant (BMEG) competition is now open and is managed by CRDF Global

Eligible projects should focus on improving biosecurity and biosafety through physical security enhancement, development or revision of procedural security SOPs and materials, provision of supplies that improve biological security, improvement of laboratory design, or the repair and maintenance of equipment.

 Eligible applicants include biological scientists, government ministries, and private laboratories handing dangerous pathogens, law enforcement and first responders who have CBRN related responsibilities or handle CBRN materials, and One Health researchers and scientists. 

Eligible countries this year include Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Turkey. 

The award total is $15,000 per project. 

All of the program details are in the attached and here is the link to the CRDF website announcement that you can share with interested applicants. http://www.crdfglobal.org/funding-opportunities/biorisk-management-engagement-grant-bmeg-competition.  The call for applications will close on 29 April 2019.

Questions can be directed to BMEG@crdfglobal.org.

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Program Announcement 2019 V1.pdf

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