Emergent introduces spin-off's board of directors

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 @ 5:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent Biosolutions has announced the selection of its spin-off company’s board of directors.
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CERN receives Illinois delegation backing as regional Ebola treatment center

Thursday, Nov 5, 2015 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

All U.S. senators and representatives representing Illinois have offered their support for the Chicago Ebola Response Network (CERN) to be designated as a regional Ebola treatment entity, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced Tuesday.
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Cambium releases new radio system

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 @ 5:10pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Cambium Networks announced on Monday the release of their latest point-to-point broadband radio system, the PTP 700.
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Schakowsky, Gutiérrez discuss Iran nuclear deal

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 @ 6:43pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Two Illinois members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats Jan Schakowsky and Luis Gutiérrez, spoke to reporters on Monday regarding the Iran Nuclear Arms Agreement.
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BluePoint releases rapid emergency response system

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 @ 2:53pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

BluePoint Alert Solutions introduced the BluePoint Medical System that provides emergency personnel a direct alert path to those who have immediate medical emergencies, they announced on June 24.
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Smiths Group announces changes in management

Friday, May 22, 2015 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Group announced on Thursday that Mel Rowlands has been appointed to serve as company secretary and deputy general counsel.
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CFD seeks assistant homeland security commissioner

Friday, Apr 3, 2015 @ 4:39pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Chicago Fire Department (CFD) is looking to hire an assistant commissioner for the department's homeland security programs, a job listing posted on Tuesday said. This position would be responsible for the management and coordination of all homeland security programs, projects and other issues.
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New MOF compound quickly dissolves toxic nerve agents

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 @ 5:01pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Northwestern University researcher say solid catalyst quickly neutralizes chemical weapons.
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Bouterse sentenced to 16 years for attempt to aid Hezbollah

Monday, Mar 23, 2015 @ 4:09pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Justice announced March 10 that Dino Bouterse, a Suriname counter-terrorism official, was sentenced to 16 years and three months in federal prison for attempting to aid Hezbollah.
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New Motorola radio offers first-responders an edge

Friday, Mar 20, 2015 @ 6:52pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Motorola Solutions revealed a new portable radio enabled with Wi-Fi connectivity on Thursday at the International Wireless Communication Expo in Las Vegas. The APX 8000 features noise suppression of background, depending on the user's environment, so that the clearest audio can be attained.
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CIT launches wearable technology development initiative

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015 @ 4:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) launched the EMERGE! development program of technology for first response applications on Wednesday, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T).
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Air Mobility Command demonstrates heat, humidity based decontamination

Monday, Mar 9, 2015 @ 4:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Air Force announced on Sunday that a demonstration of decontamination potential of hot and humid air on biological agents at the Orlando International Airport.
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FEMA seeks supervisory program specialist

Friday, Oct 10, 2014 @ 4:18pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking a temporary supervisory program specialist in the Washington, D.C., area.
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Elizabeth Zimmerman, Robert Fenton appointed to FEMA Office of Response and Recovery

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 @ 7:28am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Cheif of Staff, Michael Coen, Jr. named Elizabeth Zimmerman as the acting associate administrator and Robert Fenton as the deputy associate administrator of the Office of Response and Recovery.
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FEMA looks for infrastructure branch director

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 @ 8:42am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Federal Emergency Management Agency is hiring for Infrastructure Branch Director The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is hiring an Infrastructure Branch Director.
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Leidos appoints new CEO

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Leidos Holdings, Inc., a science and technology solutions company, recently announced the appointment of Roger Krone as the company's chief executive officer, effective July 14.
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PositiveID announces three new contracts

Monday, May 12, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Biological detection and diagnostics company PositiveID recently announced three new contracts for its two signature technologies.
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Illinois Emergency Management Agency faces staff cuts alongside budget cuts

Thursday, May 1, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jonathon Monken
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Illinois Emergency Management Agency focuses on preparedness for people with disabilities

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The state of Illinois said on April 1 that the focus for the Illinois Emergency Management Agency will be "Preparedness for the Whole Community" as part of its 2014 preparedness campaign.
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UIUC first to receive Ready to Respond Campus designation from IEMA

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency announced on Feb. 20 that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the first university to receive the the agency's Ready to Respond Campus designation.
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