Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI): Bio-Industry Initiative (BII)
This initiative engaged personnel with weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and applicable expertise, reconfigured biological production facilities for civilian biotechnology purposes, and supported projects aimed at accelerating drug and vaccine development to combat infectious diseases. It also developed and funded workshops, training opportunities, and research grants.
Risk Area(s) covered
Start Date: January 1, 2002
ASI Database Release
Providers and Implementers ?
|Implementer||United States Department of State||State|
Related Projects & Programs
|Mr Todd Perry||Special Coordinator, UNSCR 1540||
Department of State
|Mr Stephen Knight||Point of Contact||
United States Mission to the United Nations