Welcome to The CASIS Request for Information

Development of Strategies for Support of
Stem Cell Research on the International Space Station
U.S. National Laboratory (ISS NL)

RFI No. CASIS 2013-1 | RFI Issued March 14, 2013 | Due Date: March 28, 2013

The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) is pleased to release this Request for Information (RFI) intended to identify and gather information from entities capable of serving as implementation partners for microgravity-based stem cell research conducted on the ISS. CASIS will develop an internal database from the information collected from this RFI, which will enable identification of entities that can support payload development needs according to requisite areas of expertise. CASIS will refer to this database when issuing solicitations for funded opportunities to support stem cell research. CASIS may also provide database content to potential Principal Investigators to help them develop their solicitation responses. Please follow the steps below to indicate your interest in this project:

Download the PDF to review CASIS’ Request for Information:
To respond to this RFI, please complete the online form and submit it as directed on the Web page. Thank you for all participants!
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All responses must be submitted by 5:00 PM EST, on March 28, 2013. 

CASIS encourages applicants to read the RFI before submitting white papers to ensure compliance
with required content
. We thank you for your interest in conducting research on the ISS!

For questions regarding this RFI, you are welcome to contact:
Ken Shields, Director of Operations
Office phone: (321) 253-5108
Cell phone: (321) 607-1226
Email: kshields@iss-casis.org