U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Public Affairs Office
810 Schreider Street
Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5000
For Immediate Release -- September 10, 2013
Fort Detrick Business Development Office Closure
(Fort Detrick, Md.) -- The Fort Detrick Business Development Office will cease operations effective Sept.15 as a result of sequestration and funding constraints.
The FDBDO was established in 2005 and was managed through a government contract funded by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command.
The USAMRMC is tasked with ensuring that our armed forces remain in optimal health and are equipped to protect themselves from disease and injury, particularly on the battlefield. The Command is headquartered at Fort Detrick, Md.
The FDBDO was created to enhance and promote collaboration between Fort Detrick, its Mission Partners, and the business community; working together to leverage business, research, and educational partnerships throughout the nation.
Since its inception, the FDBDO has assisted over two thousand companies better understand and participate in business opportunities at Fort Detrick.
Businesses and individuals who are interested in identifying and competing for various procurement opportunities at Fort Detrick can visit http://mrmc.amedd.army.mil/index.cfm/collaborate/doing_business_with_us for additional information, resources and assistance.