The U.S. Defense Dept. (DoD) announced that it awarded Baxter (NYSE:BAX) $40 million for its infusion pumps and accessories. Baxter’s contract includes a maximum $40 million fixed-price award with economic-price-adjustment and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity for its infusion pumps and accessories. The competitive acquisition had 105 offers received. The five-year contract has no option periods with the location being […]
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Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NSDQ:INO) announced that it received $71 million from the U.S. Defense Dept. to support its Cellectra 3PSP smart device. Funding from the DoD is set to support large-scale manufacturing for the Cellectra 3PSP and the procurement of Cellectra 2000 devices, which are used to deliver Inovio’s INO-4800 COVID-19 vaccine candidate directly into the skin. […]
The U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS) and Dept. of Defense (DoD) announced a joint effort to increase manufacturing for vials earmarked for COVID-19-related drugs and vaccines. The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), as part of HHS, collaborated with DoD to provide funding for U.S.-based companies Corning Inc. and SiO2 Materials […]
MeMed said today that it won a $9.2 million contract from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, a branch of the U.S. Dept. of Defense, for its diagnostic platform that distinguishes bacterial infections from viral infections. The Israel-based company has developed a test to recognize the distinct human immune signatures of both bacterial and viral infections […]
Mylan Pharmaceuticals‘ (NSDQ:MYL) 500% price increase on its epinephrine auto-injector cost the U.S Defense Dept. millions, according to data provided to Reuters. The Pentagon spent $57 million on Mylan’s EpiPen last year, up from $9 million in 2008, largely driven by volume and price hikes that affected prescriptions filled at retail pharmacies. Although the Pentagon gets a government discount […]