Washington – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) today announced the winners of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) Think-and-Do Challenge. The two winners, the Manhattan Area Technical College (MATC) and DynaSim Technical Services, Inc., both located in Manhattan, Kan. have developed ideas that will substantively support operations for the NBAF.
When completed and fully operational in 2022, the $1.25 billion NBAF will be a 570,000 sq.ft, biocontainment facility for the study of foreign animal and emerging zoonotic (transmitted from animals to humans) diseases that threaten animal agriculture and public health in the United States.
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