in , , , , ,

Who Got Biodefense Funding from DTRA This Year?

Defense Threat Reduction Agency Logo

Defense Threat Reduction Agency LogoThe following contracts were awarded under the Defense Threat Reduction Agency Chemical and Biological Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) HDTRA1-14-CHEM-BIO-BAA from November 2014 through December 2015:

  • GE Global Research – Portable, Rapid, Single Cell Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing $3,119,876.00 (Dec 2015)
  • Digital Infuzion, Inc. – Continue Building the Biosurveillance Ecosystem (BSVE) towards the One Health Paradigm $12,814,457.00 (Apr 2015)
  • EcoHealth Alliance – Global Rapid Identification Tool Set (GRITS) $4,479,678.00 (Apr 2015)
  • Massachusetts General HospitalQ-VaxCelerate: Development of a T CellBased Vaccine for Q Fever $5,222,170.00 (Apr 2015)
  • 908 Devices – Ultracompact uGC – High Pressure Mass Spec System $11,528,223.00 (Apr 2015)
  • Dstl – Non-Ionic Surfactant Vesicles (NISV) to Improve dosing and delivery of antimicrobials $2,799,182.00 (Mar 2015)
  • Battelle Memorial InstituteBrain Targeted AChE Reactivators: Design, Synthesis and Testing $3,144,325.00 (Mar 2015)
  • Kitware, Inc. – Geospatial Utilities and Models for Biosurveillance Operations Phase II $2,340,005.00 (Mar 2015)
  • Gryphon Scientific, LLC – Biosurveillance Ecosystem (BSVE) Plug-In for Determining Risk of Disease Spread to the United States $525,224.00 (Feb 2015)
  • Gryphon Scientific, LLC – Agricultural Animal Population Database and Case Study $676,695.00 (Feb 2015)
  • ENSCO, Inc. – A Data-Driven Framework for Zoonotic Disease Prediction $841,469.00 (Feb 2015)
  • Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania – AAV Expressed Chemical Threat ProtectOR $4,540,470.00 (Jan 2015)
  • Columbia University – Next Generation Analytic Capabilities for BSV Developing Real-Time Forecasts of Seasonal Influenza $2,687,144.00 (Jan 2015)
  • MRIGlobalEnd-To-End Whole Genome Sequencing Diagnostic System $14,773,196.00 (Jan 2015)
  • Digital Infuzion, Inc. – Next Generation Analytic Capabilities for BSV $1,295,746.00 (Dec 2014)
  • International Society for Disease Surveillance – Analytic Solutions for Challenges in Real-Time Biosurveillance (.pdf) $361,628.00 (Nov 2014)

The BAA is an extramural endeavor focused on seeking optimum approaches to meet defense technology objectives in the areas of Diagnostics, Detection, and Disease Surveillance, Physical Science and Technology, Translational Medical, Advanced and Emerging Threats, and Information Systems Capabilities.

TB - Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Cepheid and FIND Collaborate on Point-of-Care Diagnostics

Omics Big Data Analysis

Combating Influenza with Big Data