Emergent BioSolutions Receives Department of Defense Award to Evaluate Chikungunya Vaccine Candidate in Post-Approval Field Efficacy Study Using Model-Guided Approach

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Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) announced today a research award by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) to evaluate efficacy of the company’s single-dose chikungunya virus virus-like particle (CHIKV VLP) vaccine candidate. Emergent will begin the planning phase, the first of two...

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Kromek awarded £5m biological threat-detection contract by UK Government Department  

Kromek Group plc,  a leading developer of radiation and bio-detection technology solutions for the advanced imaging and CBRN detection segments, is pleased to announce that it has secured a contract with a UK Government department to develop and supply biological threat detection systems.

Under the terms of the contract, Kromek...

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Environics launches new X-System for CBRN monitoring  

Environics has launched its new X-System solution for CBRN threat monitoring. The new system concept has been introduced for the first time to a CBRN specialized audience at the CBRNe Protection Symposium in Malmö (Sweden) and for a naval audience at EURONAVAL in Paris (France) this autumn.

The X-System brings...

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Biden administration reveals new biodefence strategy

Full text can be found here, but the edited highlights are:

The Strategy sets out to: 
Detect pandemics and other biological threats:  The Strategy aims to transform early warning of infectious disease threats by accelerating the development and deployment of new technologies that can rapidly detect novel pathogens. It will improve...

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Argon and Cubic Implement Collective Training Simulation System  

Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd. and Cubic Mission and Performance Solutions have successfully integrated Argon’s LCD3.3 simulator, known as the M4A1 JCAD simulator in the U.S., with Cubic’s chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense (CBRND) Collective Training Simulation System (CTSS). This collaborative effort enables Argon’s LCD3.3 simulator, and potentially all other Argon...

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Kromek re-awarded US nuclear security worth $1.3m to supply D3M radiation detectors

Kromek, a leading developer of radiation and bio-detection technology solutions for the advanced imaging and CBRN detection segments, announces that it has received, and delivered, a contract worth $1.3m from a US customer for the Group’s D3M wearable radiation detector.This contract is a repeat order, with Kromek having now delivered...

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Argon and Smiths Detection renew simulation agreement

Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd. and Smiths Detection have once again renewed their Exploitation Agreement permitting Argon to manufacture and market a range of simulators based upon Smiths market leading Chemical Warfare detectors.

Originally signed in 2012, the worldwide exclusive Exploitation Agreement permits Argon to utilise and implement the appropriate aspects...

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Proengin Academy Webinar - Infrastructure Protection for Chemical & Biological Threats

Join Emergency Response TIPS & Proengin for this Free Proengin Academy Webinar about Infrastructure Protection against Chemical & Biological Threats. 

Critical infrastructure represents an attractive target for those intending to harm so it's essential to be able to protect them by having detectors on strategic locations.

Join this FREE Webinar to further discuss these cases &

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Teledyne FLIR launch MUVE R430 at Convergence

Teledyne FLIR Defense, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, launched at CBRNE Convergence their new MUVE R430 drone sensor payload used to remotely detect and identify radiation sources and radiological hazards across a wide range of use scenarios. The MUVE R430 is an advanced radiation detector purpose-designed for unmanned aerial systems...

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Dr Eric Moore promoted

CBRNe World was very pleased to see the promotion of Dr Eric Moore to deputy to the commanding general -

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command promoted one of its own in a ceremony at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, October 14, 2022. Eric Moore, Ph.D., who most recently served...

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ARAI-2PAM BARDA Procurement Award

On October 3, 2022,  Aktiv Pharma Group (Aktiv) announced a procurement contract award from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Under this contract (number 75A50122C00082), awarded under the...

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