Air99 Awarded 2019 QuickFire Challenge Prize

Richard GordonOct 15, '19
2019 QuickFire Challenge Trophy

Washington, DC

Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS, working with Janssen Research & Development, LLC, and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), a component of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, announced today that Air99 was named the awardee of the Reimagining Respiratory Protection QuickFire Challenge

The QuickFire Challenge includes a trophy presented at the 2019 BARDA Industry Days conference and a $100,000 grant.

"This grant accelerates our time to market with mentorship, facilities and support from a world-class team. We are honored by this award and by the acknowledgement of our innovations by industry-leading organizations that care deeply about human healthcare and prevention." -- Richard Gordon, CEO and Founder, Air99.