BARDA ACCELERATOR NETWORK

The BARDA Accelerator Network fosters the growth of the global health security innovation ecosystem. The Network accelerates the development and commercialization of next-generation health security solutions.

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The BARDA Accelerator Hubs

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Digital Health Tools
(Coming Soon)


Focus on development and application of digital health tools to empower people to prepare for and respond to health security threats and improve the continuum of clinical care.

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Diagnostics/
Medical Devices

The International Consortium for Research, Engineering, Acceleration of Technology Excellence (I-CREATE) Hub supports the development and acceleration of novel diagnostics and medical devices to detect, prevent, or respond to medical consequences that result from health security threats.

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Enabling Technologies
(Coming Soon)

Focus on innovations in drug discovery and development, biomanufacturing innovations to increase speed, capacity, portability, and scalability, and innovations to improve clinical research and clinical care coordination.

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Therapeutics/
Vaccines

The Vaccine Innovations and Therapeutics Acceleration Launchpad (VITAL) Hub will support the development and acceleration of next-generation therapeutic and vaccine platforms and technologies.

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Special Populations
(Coming Soon)

Focus on innovations that can improve the detection, diagnosis, treatment, and inform outcomes in pediatric/neonatal populations and/or immunocompromised populations and/or enable health equity solutions to traditionally underrepresented communities and low-resource settings. Respondents can submit a proposal that focuses on all special populations or a single population.

More on our Partners





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Diagnostics/Medical Devices


The International Consortium for Research, Engineering, Acceleration of Technology Excellence Hub (I-CREATE)

Consortium Led by University Lab Partners (ULP)

  • University Lab Partners (ULP) is a premier nonprofit wet lab incubator and accelerator located in Orange County, CA. Operating two facilities in Irvine and Aliso Viejo, ULP offers highly equipped wet lab facilities along with the benefits of peer-to-peer interactions and accelerator services among a life science-focused entrepreneurial community.
  • The Consortium for Improving Medicine with Innovation & Technology (CIMIT) is a trusted partner to organizations investing in medical innovation by providing efficient processes, leading market expertise and resources that enable rapid development leading to improved healthcare outcomes.
  • Science Exchange is a purchasing and supplier orchestration platform for life sciences companies. The platform harmonizes purchasing, supplier management, and payment processing through one platform and digital marketplace. Life sciences companies rely on Science Exchange to help automate manual processes and advance their programs faster.






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Therapeutics/Vaccines


The Vaccine Innovations and Therapeutics Acceleration Launchpad (VITAL) Hub

Consortium Led by Start2 Group

  • Start2 Group is a global startup accelerator with a specific focus on advancing biotech and healthtech innovation. Through the Life Sciences Competence Center, Start2 Group provides specialized expertise to support startups to de-risk and grow. Start2 Group operates in key markets across the Americas, Europe, and Asia, shaping the future of innovation globally.
  • Advise Connect Inspire (ACI) accelerates international life science startups. Our team provides high-level strategic guidance, tactical, and operational assistance. The complexity of building and growing a life sciences company calls for flexible programs built around each company. Our services range from individualized coaching, refining a value creation plan, helping with storytelling, and fundraising.
  • BioInnovation Labs' (BioLabs) comprehensive innovation support platform empowers entrepreneurs by providing a worldwide network of fully-equipped co-working laboratory facilities, programming, and unparalleled access to a network of fellow entrepreneurs, collaborators, and capital partners.  With 15 locations across the US, Europe, and Japan; BioLabs enables entrepreneurs to focus on innovation, not operations – accelerating the commercialization of tomorrow’s cutting-edge technologies.



Services Offered

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Wraparound Accelerator
Support Services

The Network support health security innovators, startups, and BARDA portfolio companies by providing wraparound accelerator services including entrepreneurship education and access to technical and business/commercialization expertise and resources.

Development, Evaluation, and Validation Services

The Network provides funding to startups to perform evaluation and validation of novel Medical Countermeasures that align with BARDA’s strategic priorities.

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Development, Evaluation, and Validation Services

The Network provides funding to startups to perform evaluation and validation of novel Medical Countermeasures that align with BARDA’s strategic priorities.

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Rapid Response Capability

In the event of a Public Health Emergency, the Network can rapidly fund and accelerate product development and validation of Medical Countermeasures that can be developed and deployed as quickly as possible.

Learn more about the previous generation of the BARDA Accelerator Network and its partners that continue to support the acceleration of novel life sciences innovations.

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