ECBC activities span the life-cycle of chemical and biological defense research and product development. From technology exploration to testing, our staff develops and matures products and applications.
We maintain more than 25 of the most advanced chemical and biological research facilities in the world, as well as unique computer-aided design, engineering, prototyping and small-scale production resources. We employ over 1,000 professionals in chemistry, biotechnology, life sciences, engineering, risk management and related fields.
Dedicated to fostering the transfer of technologies to support critical national interests, we actively seek opportunities to apply warfighter innovations to the war on terrorism and homeland defense.
At ECBC, we provide full service support to address chemical/biological
defense and homeland security challenges. Our offerings span the life-cycle
of product development, meaning we deliver concept-to-completion products
that are safe, reliable and driven by performance, schedule and our commitment
to providing quality service and a valuable end-product.
Uniquely organized, we maintain all the necessary in-house expertise,
equipment and facilities to develop and mature break-through technologies.
We house over 860,000 square feet of laboratory space and employ over
1,000 professionals in chemistry, biotechnology, life sciences, engineering,
risk management and related fields.
In March, 2003, the Federal Laboratory Consortium honored ECBC Technical Director Jim Zarzycki with the Laboratory Director of the Year award for 2002. Zarzycki also was recently bestowed the prestigious Presidential Rank Award for 2002, conferred by President George W. Bush.
Six ECBC staff recently won awards from the Federal Laboratory Consortium for exemplary work in furthering technology transfer. Specific projects included the design, development, training, fielding and continued consultation for Mobile Laboratories and antibody engineering for expression in insect cells and larvae work.