New York's Mount Sinai Looking into the Forensics of Weapons of Mass Destruction for the Navy

April 4, 2019

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), New York, New York, is awarded a potential $28,342,525 cost-reimbursement contract to research the forensics of weapons of mass destruction and material detection using instruments suitable for field conditions. This research addresses the challenge of detecting previous exposure without reliance on the presence of exposure material or agent. This is a four-year contract with no options. All work will be performed at ISMMS facilities in New York, and work is expected to be completed April 1, 2023. Research, development, test and evaluation (Department of Defense) funds in the amount of $9,246,843 will be obligated at the time of award. This contract was competitively procured via Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency broad agency announcement published on the Federal Business Opportunities website and Grants.Gov website, with 10 proposals received and five selected for award. Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N66001-19-C-4022).

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