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Contractor: BioProtection Systems Corporation
Department: Defense Threat Reduction Agency
BioProtection Systems Corp., Ames, Iowa, is being awarded an $8,168,814 cost-plus-fixed fee contract to advance the rVSV ZEBOV-GP (BPSC1001) candidate Ebola Zaire vaccine towards regulatory approval. This effort will be performed primarily at the contractor location in Ames, Iowa, with additional work being accomplished at various locations including, Manhattan, Kansas, Frederick, Maryland, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Columbus, Ohio, and Washington, District of Columbia. The estimated completion date for the base period of the contract is Sept. 8, 2016. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $8,168,814 are being obligated at time of award. This contract was a competitive acquisition under a broad agency announcement. The Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Ft. Belvoir, Virginia is the contracting activity (HDTRA1-15-C-0058).
Total Contract Value: $8,168,814