SIGA Announces BARDA Exercise of Procurement Options Valued at Approximately $26 Million for IV TPOXX

SIGA Technologies, Inc., a commercial-stage pharmaceutical company, today announced the exercise of procurement options under its 75A50118C00019 (19C) contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the delivery to the U.S. government of intravenous (IV) formulation of TPOXX treatment courses valued at approximately $26 million . These option exercises represent the...

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Kromek releases end of year results

Kromek, a leading developer of radiation and bio-detection technology solutions for the advanced imaging and CBRN detection segments, has announced its final results for the year ended 30 April 2022.

Kromk have had a particulalry good year in terms of receiving new, and renewed, contracts for their CBRN products. 

Financial...

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ASPR Upgraded

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on July 22nd that Secretary Xavier Becerra has elevated the existing Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) from a staff division to an operating division, taking on the new name of the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR). 

The move...

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US Nuclear disablement team trains at UK's Sellafield

DVIDs reported that American Soldiers from Nuclear Disablement Team 2 conducted nuclear counterproliferation training with personnel from the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration and United Kingdom Ministry of Defense during an exercise in May. The exercise was the first time one of the U.S. Army Nuclear Disablement Teams have trained in...

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DetectaChem/MD-Bio Introduce Assay for Monkeypox Detection

DetectaChem and its subsidiary MD-Bio, the global leaders in innovative threat detection solutions used extensively by the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Homeland Security, law enforcement, first responders and public health agencies around the world, today announce the launch of their MD-Bio qPCR Monkeypox Detection Assay.

As the global need...

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Everything is Converging!

Deb Rosenblum, assistant secretary of defense for nuclear, chemical and biological program, recently hopped on the  convergence bandwagon by announcing something called 'bio-convergence.' National Defence magazine quoted her speech from the recent NDIA CBRN conference; "“Technologies like artificial intelligence, nanotechnology and physics are being applied to the life sciences, creating...

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Fastox to present its long-lasting botulinum toxin LAST technology at the TOXINS 2022 6th International Conference.

Swiss biotech Fastox Pharma will present for the first time its groundbreaking long-lasting botulinum toxin LAST technology at the leading conference on neurotoxins from July 27thto July 30th in New Orleans, USA.

Fastox has discovered that combining botulinum toxin type A (BoNT/A) with fast-acting myorelaxant drugs could accelerate BoNT/A onset...

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Dr. Kemper Talley named the 2022 Joseph D. Wienand STEM Excellence Award winner.

Teledyne FLIR Defense has announced that Dr. Kemper Talley was named the 2022 Joseph D. Wienand Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Excellence Award winner. The award was presented by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) at its 2022 Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Conference and Exhibition in Baltimore.

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