The BioWatch Program is a cornerstone of the Department of Homeland Securitys (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.
BioWatch Programs 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.