The Department of Defense has released the dates for the proposers’ day on March 5th, 2020, for the Bioindustrial Manufacturing Innovation Institute (BMII) in support of the U.S. biomanufacturing ecosystem. The full text, a PDF to download, and a link to the announcement can be found below.
Proposers’ Day Announcement
Bioindustrial Manufacturing Innovation Institute
NAICS Code: 541713, 541714, and/or 541715
Federal Agency Name: Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, on behalf of the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (OUSD) for Research and Engineering (R&E)
Program Name: DoD Manufacturing Innovation Institutes
Funding Opportunity Announcement Title: Bioindustrial Manufacturing Innovation Institute (BMII), formerly known as the Synthetic Biology Manufacturing Innovation Institute (SynBioMII). This announcement is for one Proposers’ Day for the purpose of establishing a state-of-the-art, end-to-end, sustainable Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) in support of bioindustrial manufacturing technology. A subsequent full-text announcement for this program is anticipated to be released on or about 24 February 2020.
Funding Opportunity Announcement Type: This document supersedes all previously released information about this program.
Funding Opportunity Announcement Number: FA8650-20-S-5028 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number(s): 12.800 AIR FORCE DEFENSE RESEARCH SCIENCES
Proposers Day: The Government will hold one Proposers’ Day (https://synbio.anser.org or https://BioIndMII.anser.org) for this solicitation on 05 March 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time at the following location:
Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Richmond Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
The Department of Defense (DoD) recognizes the importance of biotechnology, specifically bioindustrial manufacturing technology, to U.S. economic and national security. In celebration of National Biotechnology Month, the DoD would like to announce the Bioindustrial Manufacturing Innovation Institute (BMII) Proposers’ Day. The purpose of the Proposers’ Day is to familiarize potential proposers with the concept and vision for the BMII and the associated technology needs. This event is the only government-sponsored Proposers’ Day, and any industry-held events do not imply sponsorship, support, or selection by the U.S. government. This Proposers’ Day is for the purpose of information exchange only, attendance is not a prerequisite for submitting a proposal. It will provide, however, a valuable opportunity for potential proposers to ask questions and receive answers regarding the solicitation, as well as explore teaming opportunities. Participation is voluntary and free to attend. The Government will not reimburse the attendees for any cost associated with participation. In addition, the Government is under no obligation to award any related contract/agreement associated with this event. Further details on this event (including registration information) can be found at https://synbio.anser.org. Questions and answers from Proposers’ Day will be posted via an amended version of this FOA.
Contracting/Agreements/Grants POC: If there are any questions, please direct them to:
- Mary Ann Sharits, Contracting Officer/Grants & Agreements Officer
- 2130 8th Street
- Bldg 45, Area B
- Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433
- Phone: (937) 713-9898
This Notice does not constitute a solicitation. Any resulting procurement will address the specific solicitation requirements as defined by the Government.
THIS IS NOT A CALL FOR PROPOSALS. DO NOT SUBMIT PROPOSALS AT THIS TIME. ANY PROPOSALS RECEIVED WILL BE DISCARDED