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

Steve Comber
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 Human Services research and non-research grants.

“This important program enables the synthesis of data into knowledge that can guide the management of the NIH research portfolio to help improve the nation’s health, ” said Steve Comber, president of Leidos’ health group.

Leidos said it will also help eRA design and develop program modules for software development.

Work will occur Bethesda, Maryland over one base year and up to four option years.

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