BioWatch Program: Field Operations & Sample Collection Activities

The BioWatch Program is a cornerstone of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) comprehensive strategy for countering biological terrorism.

The BioWatch Program is an early warning system that is designed to detect the intentional release of select aerosolized biological agents.

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BioWatch Program’s mission is to help deploy, sustain, and maintain a national 24/7 operational capability to detect, respond to, mitigate, and recover from a bioterrorist event.

Applicants must be invited by DHS to apply.

This funding opportunity announcement renews the financial assistance support for the program and extends the period of performance for an additional two (2) years.

DHS will invite eligible applicants and current BioWatch cooperative agreement recipients to apply for continuation funding under this announcement.
Related Programs

Homeland Security Biowatch Program

Department of Homeland Security


Agency: Office of Procurement Operations - Grants Division

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Estimated Funding: $22,000,000


Who's Eligible



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U. S. Territory or Possession; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U. S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are not allowed.

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Contact:


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Agency Email:
joan.keiser@dhs.gov

Date Posted:
2009-01-27

Application Due Date:
2014-03-12

Archive Date:
2009-09-01



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