DHS announces finalists for $300K challenge to develop emerging biothreat detection system


The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) named five finalists for a $300,000 grant to develop an early warning system that detects emerging biothreats using existing data on Wednesday.

Finalists for the grant, which is being administered by the S&T Directorate and the Office of Health Affairs National Biosurveillance Integration Center (NBIC), were announced at the American Society for Microbiology’s 2018 ASM Biothreats meeting.

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Source: Homeland Preparedness News