Emergent Biosolutions 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 1, 2012
Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (301) 795-1800
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority Contract Modification
On June 1, 2012, Emergent BioDefense Operations Lansing LLC (“EBOL”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emergent BioSolutions Inc.(“Company”), entered into a contract modification with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to conduct a non-interference study to be used to support Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (“PEP”) indication for BioThrax® (“Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed”). The modification requires EBOL to conduct the study, provides the Company with up to $8.4 million in additional funding, extends the base period of performance of the contract from September 25, 2007 through March 31, 2016, and modifies the Milestone Table and Deliverables to incorporate the new study and extended base period of performance.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.