Avita Medical's ReCell proposal receives high rating from BARDA

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 @ 2:19pm by BioPrepWatch Report

Avita Medical, Ltd. announced Monday that a proposal to utilize its ReCell technology as a potential component to U.S. disaster preparedness programs has been given a high rating from federal officials. Avita Medical said the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) and the Acquisition Management, Contracts and Grants (AMCG) office informed the company that its proposal was "within competitive range."
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Bellevue seeks outreach, vulnerable population specialist

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015 @ 10:46am by BioPrepWatch Report

The City of Bellevue, Washington, has an opening for an outreach specialist and vulnerable populations specialist within their Office of Emergency Management and Bellevue Fire Department (OEMBFD), with an application window that closes Sept. 10.
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Kratos receives $12 million missile defense task order

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:32pm by BioPrepWatch Report

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Inc. said Monday its Defense and Rocket Support Services (DRSS) received a task order under a theoretical research and engineering research contract from an unnamed client for approximately $12 million for ballistic missile defense and scientific research programs.
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OPCW, Finland course focuses on assistance and protection against chemical threats

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:01pm by BioPrepWatch Report

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and Finland are holding a course on assistance and protection measures against chemical agents that runs through Friday.
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Cubic gets U.S. Army Reserve contract for virtual trainer

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 @ 2:31pm by BioPrepWatch Report

Cubic Global Defense said Monday it has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Army Reserves to provide the Engagement Skills Training (EST) 3000 virtual system for approximately $1.3 million.
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Martin Miner named Leidos CIO

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 @ 1:23pm by BioPrepWatch Report

As chief information officer, longtime employee will be responsible for overall IT infrastructure.
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UMD researchers recieves IARPA support to study testing methods for influenza

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:53pm by BioPrepWatch Report

The School of Public Health out of the University of Maryland (UMD) received a $5 million grant from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) this month to support non-invasive tests related to influenza.
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VDEM seeks Richmond regional planner

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:47pm by BioPrepWatch Report

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) has an opening for a regional planner for Richmond.
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ADS announces SCOTS

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:44pm by BioPrepWatch Report

ADS, Inc., in partnership with United Technical Supply and the U.S. Navy Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) community, recently introduced the Specialized Chemical Ordinance Transport System (SCOTS).
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Chemical weapons reports in Syria prompts UN response

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:29pm by BioPrepWatch Report

A spokesperson released a statement on behalf of United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday regarding the disturbing nature of continued reports of chemical weapon attacks in Syria.
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OPCW holds assistance and protection course

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:27pm by BioPrepWatch Report

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is holding a training course on assistance and protection practices at their headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands, that began Wednesday and will last until Sept. 2.
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