The U.S. Department of Defense has recently awarded the following notable contract related to the field of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) equipment or life science research of interest for potential applications in biodefense:
Nanotherapeutics Inc., of Alachua, Florida, was awarded a $43,249,906 modification (P00020) to contract W911QY-13-C-0010 for research and development of medical countermeasures and their manufacture to counter a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives (CBRNE) attack against military and civilian targets.
Work will be performed in Alachua, Florida, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 15, 2016. Fiscal 2014 research, development, testing, and evaluation funds in the amount of $4,324,906 were obligated at the time of the award.
Army Contracting Command, Natick, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.