Join us in advancing the next generation of health security solutions

DRIVe leverages flexible public-private partnering mechanisms to collaborate with a diverse spectrum of partners, including large and small companies, and academic and non-profit institutions.

DRIVe fosters a health security innovation ecosystem and supports the development, commercialization, and adoption of next-generation medical countermeasures.

Explore the opportunities below to find one that's right for you.

R&D Funding Vehicles

Funding opportunities to support product and technology development in specific areas of interest

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Easy Broad Agency Announcement:
Firm-fixed-price R&D contracting vehicle with up to $750k in BARDA funding for highly innovative projects that address DRIVe’s Areas of Interests (resource contribution required)

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BARDA Broad Agency Announcement:
Traditional contracting vehicle for advanced R&D of technologies focusing on protecting the United States against public health emergency threats

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Prize Challenges:
Incentivized competitions driving innovative solutions

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Rapid Response Partnership Vehicle:
Consortium comprised of an agile network of technologies able to respond rapidly and effectively to future pandemics or high-consequence biological threats

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Ecosystem Programs

Public-private partnerships that provide a wide-range of resources to support health security innovation

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BARDA Accelerator Network:
A global network of accelerator hubs that provide product development funding, accelerator services, and access to expertise for innovators developing health security solutions

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Decentralized Clinical Operations for Healthcare and Research:
Leveraging the shift in decentralized care to enhance clinical study capabilities by partnering with organizations focused on providing decentralized clinical care, directly where the patients seek it

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BARDA Ventures:
Venture partnership with Global Health Investment Corporation to make equity investments in mission-aligned companies

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Blue Knight Program:
Joint initiative between BARDA and J&J Innovation JLabs that offers incubator support at JLabs locations, mentorship, and focused grant funding to early-stage companies

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