BARDA Industry Day
MedicalCountermeasures.gov facilitates communication between federal government agencies and public stakeholders to enhance the Nation's public health emergency preparedness.
Providing external stakeholders with a single point of entry to the U.S. government to discuss products that treat or prevent harm from a threat. Stakeholders with medicalcountermeasures will be routed to the most appropriate department within the federal government for consideration.
Facilitating communication and improves transparency related to public health emergency medical countermeasures by engaging stakeholders in industry and the research and development community.
Facilitating the flow of information between the government and stakeholders in the research and development community by providing up-to-date information on government initiatives and events.
from a robust team of scientific, contracting and development experts focused on providing technical support to companies of all sizes.
to accelerated development and address development and regulatory challenges
provided through milestone based decisions gates
BARDA’s mission is accomplished through successful public-private partnerships with industry to share risk, improve efficiency, and accelerate development all while sustaining a marketplace that guarantees continued access to the vaccines, therapeutics, diagnostics, and other medical products that are vital to our national health security.
Over 500 public-private partnerships established
countermeasures in response to H1N1, Ebola, and Zika
for 55 products receiving FDA approval, clearance, or licensure
“At BARDA, we are committed to meeting the needs of Americans and to engaging private partners in continually improving our nation’s security.”
– Gary Disbrow, Ph.D., Acting BARDA Director
BARDA provides a systematic approach to the development and purchase of the necessary vaccines, drugs,
therapies, and diagnostic tools for public health medical emergencies.
ASPR focuses on preparedness planning and response; building federal emergency medical operational
capabilities; countermeasures research, and grants to strengthen the capabilities of health care systems to minimize the health impacts of public health emergencies.
NIH is responsible for conducting research to better understand public health threats and establish a
foundation for developing medical countermeasures.
FDA's responsibility is to ensure that medical countermeasures (MCMs)-such as drugs, vaccines, and diagnostic
tests-to counter these threats are safe, effective, and secure.
The CDC leads the emergency preparedness and response activities by providing strategic coordination for
activities across local, state, national, and international public health partners.
The DoD provides the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country. The
department's headquarters is at the Pentagon.
The DHS is charged with securing the nation from the many threats we face. These threats include natural and
man-made biological, chemical, radiological, and nuclear threats.