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Battelle Awarded DARPA SIGMA+ Contract for Biological Threat Sensors

Battelle Memorial Institute has been awarded a $7,483,871 contract option for further research and development of an advanced networked biological threat sensor as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s SIGMA+ program.

The goal of SIGMA+ is to develop a persistent, real-time, early detection system for the full spectrum of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive (CBRNE) Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) threats at the city-to-region scale.

The contract modification award to Battelle brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $9,985,170. Work will be performed in Columbus, Ohio (60%); and Cambridge, Massachusetts (40%), with an expected completion date of June 2021.


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