Dept. of Homeland Security licenses RIC-M system

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 @ 5:41pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has licensed radio internet-protocol communication modules (RIC-M) from both Avtec, Inc. and Christine Wireless, Inc., the department announced on Monday.
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Singhi to join FLIR as senior vice president

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 @ 5:54pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

FLIR Systems Inc. has selected Amit Singhi to serve as its senior vice president of finance and as the company's chief financial officer (CFO), it announced Wednesday.
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Anthrax preparedness act recieves bipartisan Senate introduction

Thursday, Aug 13, 2015 @ 5:57pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced the First Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act, the office of Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) announced Tuesday.
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Sandia researching human, data interaction

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sandia National Laboratories announced on Thursday that they have signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Eye Tracking, Inc. to study how users interact with videos and still images.
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Emergent receives therapeutic supply contract from CDC

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 @ 4:25pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions has received a $44 million contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to supply Vaccinia Immune Globulin Intravenous (VIGIV) therapeutic treatments, the company announced Thursday.
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ARC seeks senior disaster program manager

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 @ 5:16pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The American Red Cross (ARC) has an opening for a senior disaster program manager at their Grand Rapids, Michigan, office, according to a job posting put online Wednesday.
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CGD's Blake to present at SimTecT Conference and Expo

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 @ 5:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Cubic Global Defense's Vice President and Deputy General Manager of integrated training solutions James Blake will be presenting to the Synthetic Environmental Working Group at the Annual SimTecT Conference on Aug. 17-21 at the Adelaide Convention Center in Australia.
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CBRN exercises tests emergency response capabilities

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 @ 5:29pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Earlier this month, service members of the 51st Civil Engineer Squadron and the 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron (AMDS) took part in integrated base emergency response capability training exercises at the Osan Air Base in South Korea.
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Fairchild Airmen assist in Spokane chemical incident

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 @ 5:32pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Following a gas leak Wednesday, airmen from Fairchild Air Force Base offered their assistance to local fire department and other emergency personnel.
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HIARNG, Malaysian Army medics take part in Keris Aman exercise

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 @ 5:34pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Members of the Hawaii Army National Guard and medical personnel from the Malaysian Army took part in Exercise Keris Aman 2015 on Wednesday.
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Clinic provides post-Ebola medical services, treatment in Monrovia

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 @ 5:45pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that an Ebola Survivors Clinic has opened in Monrovia, Liberia, on Wednesday.
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Air Force demonstrates CBRN defense capabilities

Sunday, Aug 16, 2015 @ 5:09pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Air Force held its Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Demonstration Day earlier this month at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.
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Washington seeks emergency management planning strategist

Monday, Aug 17, 2015 @ 10:51am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The position is responsible for strategic emergency planning and hazard analysis.
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Alleged chemical weapons use raises OPCW concern in Iraq

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 @ 9:44am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) announced on Monday its concern over reports of possible use of chemical weapons in Iraq.
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PositiveID enters strategic agreement for Firefly Dx financing

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 @ 10:09am by BioPrepWatch Reports

PositiveID Corp. has entered into a strategic financing agreement that will allow for $2.4 million to be used in the continued testing and development of the Firefly Dx device, the company announced on Monday.
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New sales VP focuses on increased marketshare at Prepared Response

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 @ 10:31am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Gus Derezes has hit the floor running as the new vice president of sales at Prepared Response.
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Pfenex, Inc. awarded $143.5 million HHS contract

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 @ 12:08pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Pfenex Inc. has been awarded a $143.5 million contract from the Department of Health and Human Services Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, the company announced Monday.
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Cubic Global Defense awarded $9.9 million extension from Air Force

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 @ 1:52pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Contract extension will allow company to continue testing CBRN technologies
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CNL seeks emergency operations section head

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 @ 6:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Canadian Nuclear Laboratory position will oversee firefighters and Nuclear Safety Officer.
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OPCW hosts second regional assistance and protection course for Latin America, Caribbean

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 @ 8:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) reported the conclusion of the Second Advanced Regional Assistance and Protection Course for Latin America and the Caribbean that took place earlier this month.
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