BARDA Ventures is an initiative to redefine how the U.S. Government partners with private sector to advance health security. BARDA Ventures, through a nonprofit partner, will establish a long term health security focused fund to ensure sustained investments in disruptive technologies can better prepare the nation for any health security threat. Through this new program BARDA seeks to build a capability to better utilize venture capital practices to stimulate innovation and promote disruptive technologies aimed at addressing gaps in pandemic response and healthcare preparedness.
Interested parties should read the solicitation in full and prepare a response to be submitted to DRIVe.Contracting@hhs.gov by
12:00 PM EST on 12/8/2020. A response to this solicitation should consist of the following:
Respondents to the solicitation must be able to meet the following eligibility criteria:
The proposal will be evaluated against the following evaluation criteria listed in descending order of importance:
Please submit all questions about the BARDA Ventures Solicitation to DRIVe.Contracting@hhs.gov. All questions submitted and accompanying answers may be made public (but would be anonymized and contain no identifying information) by posting to this page as described on beta.sam.gov. Responses to relevant questions submitted will be posted to the top of the below list of questions as they are answered.