Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), Porton Down

[Declared in accordance with Form A Part 2(iii)]

2. Responsible public or private organization or company
Ministry of Defence (MOD)
3. Location and postal address
Dstl, Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 0JQ
4. Source(s) of financing of the reported activity, including indication if the activity is wholly or partly financed by the Ministry of Defence

Largely financed by the MOD

5. Number of maximum containment units5 within the research centre and/or laboratory, with an indication of their respective size (SqM):
BL 4 , 335.00 SqM
2 Containment Level 4 (CL4) labs, 335m2 total
6. Scope and general description of activities, including type(s) of micro-organisms and/or toxins as appropriate

Research and development into protective measures as defence against the hostile use of micro-organisms and toxins

(4) For facilities with maximum containment units participating in the national biological defence research and development programme, please fill in name of facility and mark "Declared in accordance with Form A, part 2 (iii)".

(5) In accordance with the latest edition of the WHO Laboratory Biosafety Manual, or equivalent.