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Prevention and Therapy

Biomedical technologies designed to thwart initial infection or injury, or enable faster healing afterward

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07/10/2015
The White House announced the BRAIN initiative in April 2013. Today, the initiative is supported by several federal agencies as well as dozens of technology firms, academic institutions, scientists and other key contributors to the field of neuroscience. DARPA is supporting the BRAIN initiative through a number of programs, continuing a legacy of DARPA investment in neurotechnology that extends back to the 1970s.
09/03/2018
Our deployed service members are exposed to adversary activity and numerous naturally occurring or engineered threats including chemicals, viruses, and bacteria. To protect them, BTO is developing technologies that can rapidly detect and characterize these threats. In addition, BTO is developing novel biological approaches to sense and report adversary activities on land and at sea.
08/28/2020
Service members need constant supplies of clean water, food, medicines, and materials to complete their missions. BTO is enabling the migration of biotechnology from the lab into the field, creating new opportunities to harden operations against disruption by increasing operational resilience and logistic security.
08/28/2020
Service members need cutting-edge medical countermeasures to protect against both novel and historically intractable diseases. BTO is developing technologies to enable and speed the deployment of safe, effective therapies against known and unknown pathogens.