New EZ BAA Portal Makes BARDA DRIVe Submissions Easier, Speeds Grant Awards.

The new BARDA DRIVe online portal speeds the awarding of grants to health security innovators.

The BARDA DRIVe team is pleased to announce that the new, easy-to-use EZ BAA online Portal is now live as of April 23, 2019. This Portal will replace the existing PDF-based process, helping to improve the user experience, data integrity, and data security. The system will also streamline internal processes, helping DRIVe’s program teams continue to make awards in as few as 30 days.

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A Passage FROM India: Chennai-based startups compete in 2019 $200K Challenge

Team India at the 2019 M2D2 $200K Challenge Pitch-Off

With support from the Deshpande Foundation, three finalist startups from an incubator in Chennai, India were able to pitch their life sciences innovations in Lowell on March 27.  Not only did they compete, but they were also able to immerse themselves first-hand in the burgeoning biotech ecosystem that’s making Boston and environs the talk of the innovation economy.

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