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Contractor: Amyris, Incorporated
Department: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Amyris Inc.,* Emeryville, California, has been awarded a $34,167,843 cost-share technology investment agreement for the research and development of a state-of-the-art open bio-fabrication facility under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Living Foundries program. The goal of Living Foundries is to create a revolutionary, biologically-based technology platform to provide new materials, capabilities, and manufacturing paradigms for the Department of Defense. Fiscal 2015 research and development funds in the amount of $6,035,686 are being obligated at the time of award. Work will be performed in Emeryville, California (80 percent); Santa Clara, California (5 percent); Seattle, Washington (10 percent); Billerica, Massachusetts (1 percent); Baesweiler, Germany (3 percent); and Heidelberg, Germany (1 percent), with an estimated completion date of October 2019. This contract was a competitive acquisition and 60 offers were received. DARPA, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (HR0011-15-3-0001).
Total Contract Value: $34,167,843