Home / Tag Archives: NIH

Tag Archives: NIH

NIH Selects 65 Vendors on New $20B IT Commodities GWAC


The National Institutes of Health has awarded 65 companies positions on the five-year, $20 billion Chief Information Officer – Commodities and Solutions governmentwide acquisition contract, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Michael O’Connell writes that CIO-CS succeeds the Electronic Commodities Store III contract, which will remain valid through May 9. “This GWAC is intended ...

Read More »

Steve Comber: Leidos to Support NIH Grants, Research Mgmt System

Steve Comber

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will provide information technology services to the National Institutes of Health‘s Electronic Research Administration under a potential five-year, $113 million contract for work to support eRA’s electronic systems. The company said Monday that eRA develops, maintains and deploys electronic systems that manage information on NIH and Department of Health and ...

Read More »

Erik Buice: Northrop Extends Work to Maintain NIH’s Pathogen Data Repositories

Erik Buice

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a potential $27 million follow-on contract to help a National Institutes of Health organization update and maintain web-based repositories of viral pathogenic data. The company said Thursday it will continue to support the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases‘ Bioinformatics Resource Center ...

Read More »

Mary Schwarz: ICF to Help National Cancer Institute Run Anti-Tobacco Program

ICF logo_Ebiz

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to provide communications support to the National Cancer Institute for a tobacco cessation program. The company said Monday the BPA with the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health and NCI covers messaging strategy support and added communications work across several types ...

Read More »

NIH Issues RFP for $20B Health, Life Sciences IT Products Contract

National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health has issued a request for proposals on a 10-year, $20 billion governmentwide contract for information technology products and services in health and life sciences, FCW reported Thursday. Jonathan Lutton writes the CIO – Commodities and Solutions acquisition contract will replace the Electronics Commodities Store III contract and includes information ...

Read More »

Tor Opsahl, 30-Year Federal Market Vet, Appointed CCSi COO


Dr. Tor Opsahl, who joined Creative Computing Solutions Inc. in 2008 and an executive vice president, has been promoted to EVP and chief operating officer at the Rockville, Md.-based federal engineering services contractor. He has focused on business development and long-term growth as an EVP and helped lead the company ...

Read More »

Todd Stottlemyer: Acentia Adds New CDC Contract Vehicle Spot Through BCA Acquisition

Todd Stottlemyer

Acentia has moved to grow its healthcare information technology market footprint by purchasing IT services contractor Business Computer Applications for an undisclosed amount. Atlanta-based BCA has more than 30 employees that work in Atlanta and in Hyattsville, Md., Acentia said Monday. Todd Stottlemyer, Acentia CEO, said his company will hold a position ...

Read More »

NIH Office to Hold New $20B IT Vehicle Competition; Stephen Morris Comments


Both technology manufacturers and resellers will compete under a potential 10-year, $20 billion government-wide information technology contract vehicle run by a National Institutes of Health office, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Marjorie Censer writes that NIH’s Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center intends to award 50 contracts under the Chief Information Officer-Commodities ...

Read More »

NIH to Invest $96M in Biomedical Data Analytics Centers; Eric Green Comments


The National Institutes of Health has unveiled a four-year plan to build centers where researchers would work to develop tools for analyzing and sharing large sets of biomedical data, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Joseph Marks writes NIH plans to invest $96 million in as many as eight “Big Data to Knowledge” ...

Read More »

ICF to Continue Support for NIH Grants Facility; Mary Whitley Comments

Mary Whitley

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) will continue to help the National Institutes of Health manage a facility that monitors federal granting activities under a $72 million re-compete contract. The five-year agreement is meant to support the agency’s operation of the Electronic Research Administration, which reviews and implements about 190,000 grants worth some $30 billion annually, ...

Read More »