Alachua biotech company receives $42 million contract from DOD
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - A biotech company based in Alachua has won a large contract from the Department of Defense.
Ology Bioservices, a vaccine and biologic company, was awarded a contract of up to $42 million to continue developing an antibody to Botulism.
It’s part of the DOD’s joint program for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense. Ology will perform a clinical trial on the antibodies and develop its manufacturing process. Their scientists have been working on the process since 2017.
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