VDEM seeks Richmond regional planner

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

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) has an opening for a regional planner for Richmond.
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N.Y. man convicted in attempt to obtain ricin

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Cheng Le of New York has been found guilty for his attempt to acquire ricin toxin alongside charges of identity theft and postal fraud, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara announced Thursday.
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UMD researchers recieves IARPA support to study testing methods for influenza

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

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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Martin Miner named Leidos CIO

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

As chief information officer, longtime employee will be responsible for overall IT infrastructure.
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Avita Medical's ReCell proposal receives high rating from BARDA

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

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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Cubic gets U.S. Army Reserve contract for virtual trainer

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

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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OPCW, Finland course focuses on assistance and protection against chemical threats

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

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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Kratos receives $12 million missile defense task order

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

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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