Skip to main content .

Core Services

BARDA supports a number of core services to assist the production of required products, in a manner that is reliable and cost effective.


BARDA uses a strategic portfolio approach to develop and acquire a broad array of medical countermeases for pandemic influenza.


BARDA's innovation programs support the advancement of platform technologies that enhance capabilities of medical countermeasures.

Stockpile Building

Congress seeks to improve our Nation's emergency preparedness with Project BioShield.

CBRN Programs

The Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) established BARDA as the focal point for the advanced development and acquisition of medical countermeasures.


Latest news releases related to medical countermeasures

HHS, Janssen Join Forces On Coronavirus Vaccine

To expedite development of vaccines that protect against the 2019 novel coronavirus, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) will expand an existing partnership with New Jersey-based Janssen Research & Development, part of Johnson & Johnson.

Full Release

Website Refresh is pleased to announce a phased launch of our newly redesigned public website. We are making website improvements to provide a more modern and customer-centric web experience. Over the next several months you will see differences throughout the site while we continue implementing updates. Thank you for your understanding and please let us know if you have any questions: