Amazon Web Services (AWS) has issued a call for diagnostic research projects under the Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI).  A summary is provided below. 


  • To provide support for innovation in rapid and accurate patient testing for 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and other diagnostic solutions to mitigate future outbreaks.
  • To offer technical support and provide AWS promotional credits to support the use of AWS services to advance diagnostic research

Required Overhead



Promotional credits and technical support


Promotional credits provided to researchers are awarded under (and will expire in accordance with) the AWS Promotional Credit Terms & Conditions page.  See the following link for more information:


Submission to ORS – Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Submission to agency – Tuesday, June 30, 2020

For complete details on this opportunity and how to apply, please visit the following website:


ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here: