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VA Taps IBM, Bombas, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation for MyVA Partnership Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2016 — IBM (NYSE: IBM), Bombas and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation will support the Department of Veterans Affairs in the delivery of healthcare to military veterans, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. VA said Monday it has teamed with the three organizations under the MyVA Strategic Partnership Initiative for public-private partnerships in …

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AFRL Inks $75M Additive Manufacturing R&D Agreement With America Makes

The Air Force Research Laboratory and America Makes: National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute have signed a potential five-year, $75 million agreement to develop technology platforms based on three-dimensional printing techniques. America Makes said June 8 it will design 3D printing-based technologies that have potential sustainment applications for the U.S. Air …

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AT&T’s Chris Smith: Agencies Can Use Commercial Managed Services Amid Small IT Budgets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2016 — Chris Smith, vice president of technology at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) global public sector solutions business, believes teaming between industry and federal agencies with limited budgets for information technology will help drive cybersecurity efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Channelnomics reported Wednesday that Smith has said …

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Mike Poth: FirstNet Eyes Public Safety Broadband Network Contract Award in November

The First Responder Network Authority closed the process Tuesday for the submission of final bids from vendors interested in the contract to build a proposed national public safety broadband network for first responders. FirstNet CEO Mike Poth said Tuesday the agency will now move to the evaluation phase and plans …

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Leidos, NIH Unveil Website to Match Biomedical Research Projects With Funding Sources

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has worked with the National Institutes of Health to build a website that works to facilitate public-private funding opportunities for biomedical research proposals, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the Online Partnership to Accelerate Research portal matches proposals based on research priority areas …

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Microsoft, Partners to Build Solar Power Facility in Virginia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has entered into a public-private partnership with Dominion Virginia Power and the government of Virginia to build a facility that will work to provide solar energy to the state, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Dominion Virginia Power said Wednesday the facility is expected …

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FirstNet Board OKs Program’s Final RFP, Eyes January Bid Solicitation

The First Responder Network Authority board has approved a final request for proposal for the FirstNet national public-safety broadband network project and instructed the agency to begin the solicitation process by early January. “We engaged in an open and transparent process to develop this RFP from the start and met our goal …

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DigitalGlobe: Public-Private Partnerships to Boost Innovation, Cut Costs in Satellite Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 1, 2015 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) urges the U.S. government to pursue continued partnerships with commercial satellite services providers through budget management strategies and innovation initiatives, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said in a blog entry posted Nov. 24 public-private partnerships will help the government achieve cost …

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Northrop Grumman to Sponsor, Support UK Public-Private Cybersecurity Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 11,  2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide financial support and technology research services to a public-private cybersecurity initiative in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will support the CyberInvest program over the next five years and work with British universities to …

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