Funding is available from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for organizations to provide specific biotechnology innovators with technical and entrepreneurial support to accelerate product development, HHS announced Wednesday. The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, part of the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Prepardness and Response, established eight accelerators in 2018 through an initiative called the Division of Research, Innovation and Ventures (BARDA DRIVe). Applications for funding to become an accelerator are due by July 23. Details on the application process are available at Funding Opportunity Number: 316344. Applications may be submitted through