Terrorism expert: World is not ready for biological threats

Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015 @ 11:33am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Western world -- or anyone for that matter -- is not "prepared to deal with biological issues, let alone (terrorist) attacks like the ones that recently happened," Dr. Yohan Alexander, director of the Inter University Center for Terrorism Studies, recently told BioPrep Watch.
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Army seeking test and evaluation manager in Maryland

Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015 @ 7:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army is seeking a test and evaluation manager at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.
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DHA seeks combat medic training instructor

Tuesday, Dec 1, 2015 @ 7:14pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) is seeking a training instructor for combat medics.
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Ohio Air National Guard announces R&EM Program opening

Monday, Nov 30, 2015 @ 5:17pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Ohio Air National Guard (ANG) announced an opening in the R&EM Program.
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IAEM-USA award winners announced

Saturday, Nov 28, 2015 @ 12:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The International Association of Emergency Managers announced the winners of the IAEM-USA Awards this week.
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JPEO-CBD announces upcoming industry day event

Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015 @ 6:40pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense announced an industry day event that will take place Dec. 8.
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Battelle National Biodefense Institute to receive U.S. Army contract extension

Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015 @ 6:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity announced Tuesday that it intends to award a contract extension to the Battelle National Biodefense Institute.
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Avita Medical’s ReCell device heralds new wave of specialized wound treatment

Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015 @ 10:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

With a new contract that could top almost $54 million and a just-announced patent, Avita Medical, Ltd. CEO Adam Kelliher said further development of the company's ReCell technology is in full swing.
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U.S. Army issues solicitation for filovirus countermeasure development project

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 @ 4:23pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army Contracting Center recently issued a solicitation for a medical countermeasure (MCM) development and research project for filoviruses.
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Obama affirms commitment to GHSA at G-20 summit

Friday, Nov 20, 2015 @ 8:54am by BioPrepWatch Reports

President Barack Obama affirmed the U.S.’s commitment to the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) during the G-20 Leader’s summit this week.
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Transportation Security Administration seeking explosives specialist at MSP airport

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015 @ 4:18pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has an opening for an explosives specialist to serve at the Minneapolis - St. Paul International Airport (MSP) in Twin Cities, Minnesota.
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TSA seeking explosives specialist at Miami International Airport

Friday, Nov 13, 2015 @ 9:57am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced an opening on Tuesday for an explosives specialist position located in Miami.
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PFPA announces Pentagon-based explosives investigator position

Friday, Nov 13, 2015 @ 8:06am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) announced an opening on Nov. 6 for an explosives investigator to serve at the Pentagon.
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JPM-MCS issues request for intent letters for other transaction agreement

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 @ 4:16pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Joint Project Manager for Medical Countermeasure Systems (JPM-MCS) announced on Tuesday a request for interested parties to submit letters of intent for a planned other transaction agreement (OTA) that will be established.
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JPEO-CBD issues medical countermeasures broad agency announcement

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 @ 2:03pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) issued a broad agency announcement (BAA) on Monday, seeking preliminary proposals for countermeasures against biological and chemical threats.
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BioFire Ebola test receives F&S product innovation award

Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 @ 6:40pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The FilmArray Ebola test from BioFire Defense LLC was awarded a Frost & Sullivan’s (F&S) Global Innovation Award, the company announced on Thursday. F&S analyst Srinivas Sashidhar noted that the company and the U.S. Department of Defense collaborated on development of these diagnostic tools -- which are used in many U.S. hospitals -- on a proactive basis.
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JPM MCS seeks preliminary proposals for threat-protection medical products

Friday, Nov 6, 2015 @ 8:51am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Joint Project Manager Medical Countermeasure Systems (JPM MCS) announced on Tuesday that they are accepting preliminary proposals for medical products to counter relevant threats.
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ATCC taps Leonelli to oversee its Federal Solutions program

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015 @ 10:34am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Since joining ATCC as vice president, Joseph Leonelli is taking on the task of growing the Federal Solutions program.
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Defense Threat Reduction Agency awards SRC chemical research contract

Monday, Oct 26, 2015 @ 10:38am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) recently announced that it will be awarding a contract to SRC Inc. to conduct follow-up research relating to models utilized in the characterization of chemical agents.
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U.S. Army announces Industry Day for JPM-MCS

Friday, Oct 23, 2015 @ 10:23am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army announced through the Federal Business Opportunities website an Industry Day for Joint Project Manager for Medical Countermeasures (JPM-MCS) that will take place on Nov. 2.
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