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Contractor: California Institute of Technology
Department: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif. is being awarded a $15,150,012 modification to a cooperative agreement (HR0011-11-2-0006). This modification is for the autonomous diagnostics to enable prevention and therapeutics: diagnostics on demand (ADEPT: DxOD) program. The digital slipchip platform for use in limited resource settings (LRS) will be designed to provide analytic parity with the equipment typically used in reference laboratories, yet with a user experience and robustness that would permit clinical laboratory improvement amendments (CLIA)-waived status. To allow for a high level of medical care, the device will be readable with a cell phone, so results can be transmitted to reference laboratories or remote physicians. Work will be performed in Pasadena, Calif., (99 percent) and Alachua, Fla., (1 percent). The work is expected to be completed by August, 2014. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.
Total Contract Value: $15,150,012