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Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority

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About BARDA

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) provides an integrated, systematic approach to the development of the necessary vaccines, drugs, therapies, and diagnostic tools for public health medical emergencies such as chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) accidents, incidents and attacks; pandemic influenza (PI), and emerging infectious diseases (EID).

Together with its industry partners, BARDA promotes the advanced development of medical countermeasures to protect Americans and respond to 21st century health security threats.


Program Areas

CBRN
AMR
PI
EID

Portfolios

FDA Approvals
COVID-19 Portfolio
CBRN

Innovation and Partnerships

CARB-X
DRIVe
Blue Knight
BARDA Ventures
Culture of Innovation

Meet the Director, Gary Disbrow

Accomplishments

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FDA approvals, licensure,and clearances

Enhancing the nation’s preparedness by partnering with innovators to make countermeasures available.
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Biomedical products supported for COVID-19 response

Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic
by developing vaccines, therapeutics,
and diagnostics to help fight the virus.
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BARDA-supported COVID-19 Partnerships

Partnering to develop products that are improving the ways Americans receive health care everyday.
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  • This page last reviewed: May 04, 2021