Independent Test Assessment Program (ITAP)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative has established the Independent Test Assessment Program (ITAP) in order to accelerate regulatory review and availability of high-quality, accurate, and reliable over-the-counter COVID-19 tests to the public.  

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will prioritize new over-the-counter test applications that have the potential for manufacturing at significant scale. The goal is to accelerate the availability of high-quality, accurate, and reliable over-the-counter tests to the public as quickly as possible. 

For more information about this opportunity, please see the Point-of-Care Technology Research Network (POCTRN) website

    ITAP Tests Produced Per Month

    Data Updated: 06/30/2022

     

    Description: Number of tests produced per month are manufacturing capability and includes over the counter (OTC) tests in the Independent Test Assessment Program (ITAP).

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    Send inquiries to itapnibib@mail.nih.gov

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