Seeks On-Demand Mass Casualty Biologics, Chem-Bio Closure Systems
Army Small Business Innovation for CBRThe U.S. Army has released new
topics for potential funding via the Department of Defense FY2016
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.
areas related to Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear
(CBRN) defense or biotechnology applications include: On-Demand Cell
and Tissue Biologics for Mass Casualty Response
and off the battlefield, mass casualty events involving radiation
exposure, chemical or biological agents, and explosive or incendiary
devices can create a diverse range of injuries requiring both urgent
and continuing care. Mass casualty events place enormous logistical
strain on medical infrastructure, overwhelming personnel and rapidly
depleting available medical supplies. This necessitates the
stockpiling of medical supplies and therapeutics for on-demand use
in the event of a healthcare surge.