The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is a very complex and large department. In FY2016 the HHS budget was at $1.1 Trillion. So far in FY16, the department has awarded over $405 Billion in funds in over 64,000 transactions. 

Government contracting is an alternate source of non-dilutive financing for organizations.  This webinar will provide an understanding of government contracting to help Life Sciences companies determine if this is a feasible approach for advancing their emerging technologies or innovations.

The principles of government contracting will be provided along with the associated financial and programmatic benefits and risks.  Background information on the key contracting vehicles used by BARDA will be discussed to help attendees understand the advantages and disadvantages each will have on an organization’s bottom line.  Attendees will leave with a basic understanding of what is required to become a government contractor, the risks and benefits, and the key attributes of a successful government contractor.