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Contractor: Zymergen, Incorporated
Department: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Zymergen Inc., Emeryville, California, has been awarded a $12,162,780 fixed-price, payable milestone-based other transaction for prototype agreement with options under the Living Foundries: 1000 Molecules program. Fiscal 2015 research and development funds in the amount of $7,649,882 are being obligated at the time of award. Work will be performed in Emeryville, California (68 percent); Seattle, Washington (13 percent); Berkeley, California (6 percent); Austin, Texas (3 percent), Rockville, Maryland (2 percent); Hayward, California (2 percent); Akron, Ohio (2 percent); Ann Arbor, Michigan (1 percent); Fargo, North Dakota (1 percent); Los Angeles, California (1 percent); and Cambridge, Massachusetts (1 percent), with an estimated completion date of March 2017. This agreement was a competitive acquisition. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (HR0011-15-9-0014).
Total Contract Value: $12,162,780