Apply Now: 📣 BLUE KNIGHT ™️ Resident QuickFire Challenge: Accelerating Project NextGen

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, together with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), is proud to launch the BLUE KNIGHT™ Resident QuickFire Challenge: Accelerating Project NextGen.

Current and alumni Blue Knight residents and their collaborators are invited to submit promising potential pre-clinical or clinical solutions for the opportunity to receive award funding from a total pool of $10M to help them accelerate their potential vaccines, therapeutics, and enabling technologies.

Applicants can apply to one or both application tracks:

  • Partner: Forging collaborations can accelerate evidence generation to get to key inflection points, allowing for more rapidly deployable potential solutions that provide mutual value. For the ‘Partner’ track of this challenge, Blue Knight residents who choose to collaborate with another Blue Knight or early-stage company in their submission may apply through a joint application submission.*
  • Sole Contributor: Blue Knight residents are invited to apply to accelerate their potential solution.**

All awards are subject to the execution of the necessary (award) agreements.

*Applicants must have at least one Blue Knight resident, current or alumni, as a collaborator
**Applicants must be current or alumni Blue Knight residents


Learn more here.

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