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  • HHS to Fund Commercial Manufacturing Tests for BioProtection Systems' Ebola Vaccine - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS to Fund Commercial Manufacturing Tests for BioProtection Systems’ Ebola Vaccine

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded BioProtection Systems a contract with $24.75 million in base funds to support commercial manufacturing tests of the company’s anti-Ebola vaccine. HHS said Tuesday said the tests will work to validate whether manufacturing processes created under a previous contract would produce enough V920 vaccines in the event of an Ebola outbreaks. Funds from the HHS Office […] More

  • Moderna Therapeutics Receives Potential $125M HHS Contract to Develop Zika Virus Vaccine - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Moderna Therapeutics Receives Potential $125M HHS Contract to Develop Zika Virus Vaccine

    Moderna Therapeutics has secured a potential five-year, $125 million contract from the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response to produce a vaccine for the Zika virus. HHS said Wednesday ASPR's Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority will help Moderna conduct clinical trial, toxicology studies, vaccine formulation and manufacturing through the contract’s four-year […] More

  • Takeda Subsidiary Lands HHS Contract to Develop, Test Zika Vaccine - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Takeda Subsidiary Lands HHS Contract to Develop, Test Zika Vaccine

    A U.S. subsidiary of Takeda Group has received an initial $19.8 million contract from  the Department of Health and Human Services to develop and test a Zika virus vaccine over the next 18 months. HHS’ Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority will provide funds to help Takeda Vaccines complete process development and preclinical tests of the company’s vaccine candidate against the virus, HHS […] More

  • HHS to Back Chembio Diagnostic Systems' Zika Virus Test Development; Richard Hatchett Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS to Back Chembio Diagnostic Systems’ Zika Virus Test Development; Richard Hatchett Comments

    The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Chembio Diagnostic Systems $5.9 million in initial contract funds to develop a lateral-flow serological test to identify antibodies produced by the human immune system in response to Zika virus. HHS’ Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority will provide the funds to support the test’s continued development, manufacturing preparations and […] More

  • OraSure Awarded HHS Contract for Zika Diagnostic Test Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    OraSure Awarded HHS Contract for Zika Diagnostic Test Development

    The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a potential $16.6 million contract to Orasure Technologies to develop a Zika virus test that will work to show results within 30 minutes and can be conducted at a doctor’s office. HHS said Tuesday OraSure will design its lateral flow serological test to look for Zika antibodies in drops of blood to detect […] More

  • DiaSorin Group to Develop Automated Zika Virus Diagnostic Test Under HHS Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DiaSorin Group to Develop Automated Zika Virus Diagnostic Test Under HHS Contract

    Italy-based diagnostics company DiaSorin Group has received a $2.6 million contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to further develop a laboratory test designed to help clinicians identify Zika virus infection in blood samples. DiaSorin is developing a Zika diagnostic serological test based on the company’s LIAISON XL automated chemiluminescence analyzer that works to simultaneously run tests on up […] More

  • CIADM Lands HHS Anthrax Vaccine Development Support Task Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CIADM Lands HHS Anthrax Vaccine Development Support Task Order

    The Centers for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing has received an 18-month, $10.49 million task order from the Department of Health and Human Services to help the agency develop a second-generation anthrax vaccine. CIADM is located at Texas A&M University in College Station will support development of Altimmune‘s NasoShield anthrax vaccine candidate that is meant to be […] More

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