Collins, King, Poliquin Announce Department Of Army Grant For Jackson Laboratory

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Congressman Bruce Poliquin today announced that the United States Department of the Army will grant $25,000,000 to be shared by four companies and contractors in New England, including Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor.

“Throughout the years, Jackson Laboratory has depended on important investments like this one to conduct their life-saving research,” said Senators Collins, and King and Congressman Poliquin. “This medical research grant will help ensure Jackson Laboratory has the resources they need to continue their work to improve human health.”

This contract will fund the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases and other Department of Defense agencies to support basic research and Good Laboratory Practices/Food and Drug Administration studies. The performance locations will be determined with each order. The estimated contract completion date is July 12, 2020.