The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) has been charged with performing integrated research requiring special positive protection suits for biological high containment laboratories.
Quotes are requested from contractors capable of providing 20 positive protection suits Continue reading
The Joint Requirements Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense (JRO-CBRND) is seeking information on products, technologies, and approaches that support the mass decontamination of individuals, not injured or experiencing symptoms, from exposure to traditional chemical warfare agents, biological warfare agents, non-traditional agents, toxic industrial materials and radiological particles. Continue reading
Emergent BioSolutions Inc. last week announced it has entered into acquisition agreement with the Healthcare Protective Products Division (HPPD) of Bracco Diagnostics Inc. in an all-cash transaction that includes payment of $26.0 million upon closing. Continue reading
The U.S. Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) Contracting Center recently announced a contract award to Agentase, LLC under the Contamination Indication/Decontamination Assurance System (CIDAS) initiative.
The goal of CIDAS is to provide capabilities to detect trace levels of chemical warfare Continue reading
The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), Materials and Structures Science and Technology Centre (MAST STC), has launched a call for research proposals on novel “smart materials” such as those that enable the development of self-diagnostic and self-healing systems or incorporate electronics into textiles.
The solicitation seeks to Continue reading
Chemical and biological threats pose a significant concern not only to the modern warfighter but an ever-increasing number of individuals and groups. This threat is compounded by the persistence of these agents and the possibilities of causing increased personnel exposure by the relocation of contaminated materials.
To combat this, NRL Continue reading
Clearance sampling following an anthrax attack or other biological terror incident potentially requires samples to be collected from surfaces recently treated with decontaminant. The impact of residual decontaminant collected with samples also containing possible surviving pathogens was previously unknown.
Researchers from the U.S. Continue reading
The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) – Troop Support is seeking information from sources capable of providing Skin Decontamination Lotion, intended to remove or neutralize chemical warfare agents HD, Soman (GD), VX and T-2 toxin from the skin.
The Decontamination Lotion is required to be pre-packaged on a sponge applicator pad Continue reading