ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tauri Group, LLC is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of six prime contractors to provide technical and program management support services in the Medical Domain to the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD). The cumulative total of task orders to be awarded competitively to all awardees across Domains could be as high as $495 million over the next three years.
JPEO-CBD is responsible for research, development, acquisition, fielding, and life cycle support of chemical and biological defense equipment and medical countermeasures. Eight Joint Project Managers direct and manage the acquisition and fielding of chemical and biological detection and reconnaissance systems, individual and collective protection systems, decontamination systems, information management systems, medical devices, drugs and vaccines, and installation and force protection systems.
"The Tauri Group is known for its expertise in mitigating the effects of biological threats and we are thrilled to have been selected as a prime contractor for the JPEO-CBD OPETS Medical Domain," said Cos DiMaggio, The Tauri Group's Managing Partner.
The Tauri Group will provide technical expertise in microbiology, molecular biology, chemistry, biosurveillance, and engineering, as well as relevant program management experience in support of navigating DoD acquisition and FDA regulations for medical countermeasure development, assay development and qualification, biological event situational awareness, and decision support.
"The Tauri team is prepared to hit the ground running to assist JPEO-CBD in developing and fielding medical countermeasures," said Ben Hagar, Tauri Group's Program Manager. "Our involvement with DoD's Transformational Medical Technologies program is longstanding, and we are excited about the opportunity to extend our support across the broader Medical Domain."
The Tauri Group is an innovative analytical consulting firm specializing in homeland security, defense, and space enterprises. Since its inception in 2001, The Tauri Group has been recognized by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce as one of the state's fastest growing companies, by Washington Technology magazine as one of the area's fastest growing government contractors, and Washingtonian magazine as one of the DC area's "Great Places to Work". The Tauri Group was also a recipient of a U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate Under Secretary's Award for Outstanding Contractor Support, and named GovCon Contractor of the Year for 2008 by the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce.
The Tauri Group is headquartered in Alexandria, VA. For more information, visit their website at www.taurigroup.com.
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