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Explore the TechWatch submission threats and areas BARDA is actively assessing.

BARDA is currently evaluating TechWatch Meeting Requests for the following areas:
Threat Category
Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis)Biological
Antimicrobial Resistance / Antibiotic Susceptibility TestsBiological
Biodosimetry self-assessment toolsRad/Nuc
Botulism (Clostridium botulinum toxin)Biological
Coronaviruses (e.g., SARS, MERS, COVID-19)Biological
Epidemic/Pandemic InfluenzaBiological
Food Safety Threats (e.g., Salmonella species, Escherichia coli O157:H7, Shigella)Biological
Glanders (Burkholderia mallei)Biological
Meliodosis (Burkholderia pseudomallei)Biological
Plague (Yersinia pestis)Biological
Q Fever (Coxiella burnetti)Biological
Smallpox (variola major)Biological
Tularemia (Francisella tularensis)Biological
Typhus fever (Rickettsia prowazekii)Biological
Viral hemorrhagic fevers (filoviruses and arenaviruses)Biological
Water Safety Threats (e.g., Vibrio cholerae, Cryptosporidium parvum) Biological
Threat Category
DRIVe – Other SpecifyDRIVe
Bringing Laboratory Testing to the HomeDRIVe
Digital Health Tools for Pandemic PreparednessDRIVe
Immune ChipDRIVe
DRIVe Start efforts/challengesDRIVe
Beyond the NeedleDRIVe
Home DxDRIVe
Solving SepsisDRIVe
Rapidly Deployable CapabilitiesDRIVe
Host based therapeuticsDRIVe
BARDA is accepting meeting submissions for, but not actively evaluating or granting meetings for the following areas:
Threat Category
Acute Radiation SyndromeRad/Nuc
Blister Agents/VesicantsChemical
Blood AgentsChemical
Brucellosis (Brucella species)Biological
Burn/Blast InjuryRad/Nuc
Caustics (Acids)Chemical
Choking/Lung/Pulmonary AgentsChemical
Chronic Effects of Radiation ExposureRad/Nuc
Epsilon Toxin of Clostridium perfringensBiological
Incapacitating AgentsChemical
Internal ContaminationRad/Nuc
Threat Category
Long-Acting AnticoagulantsChemical
Nerve AgentsChemical
Organic SolventsChemical
Psittacosis (Chlamydia psittaci)Biological
Ricin Toxin from Ricinus communis (castor beans)Biological
Riot Control Agents/Tear GasChemical
Staphylococcal enterotoxin BBiological
Toxic AlcoholsChemical
Vomiting AgentsChemical
Zika virus diseaseBiological
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