Tag Archives: Small Business Innovation Research

Monkton Awarded $500M Space Force Mobile Strategy Commercialization Support IDIQ

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Monkton has received a potential $500M contract from the U.S. Space Force to support the commercialization of a mobile strategy. The company will provide technology and support services to help the Department of Defense design, build and field mission-enabling platforms to service members, civil servants and reservists operating at the tactical edge, DoD said Wednesday.

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Govini Tracks Pentagon’s Use of OTAs, SBIR Contracts; Tara Murphy Dougherty Quoted

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Govini analyzed the Department of Defense’s use of other transaction authorities and Small Business Innovation Research contracts between fiscal year 2015 and FY 2019 and found that the two contracting methods accounted for 10 percent, or $9.6B, of DoD’s spending on research, development, test and evaluation operations in 2019, Defense News reported Wednesday.

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LinQuest Closes Purchase of Data Analytics Firm Perduco

Los Angeles-based space systems technology firm LinQuest has closed its acquisition of data analytics provider The Perduco Group in a push to advance its strategic growth plan and expand the delivery of artificial intelligence, mission planning, decision analytics and machine learning capabilities to intelligence community and military clients.

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DOE to Award $121M in R&D Grants via Small Biz Innovation Research, Technology Transfer Phase II Programs

The Department of Energy plans to award $121M worth of research and development grants to 103 small businesses from across 29 U.S. states. DOE said Monday the money will support R&D efforts under the second phase of its Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

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129 Small Businesses Get NASA Space Tech Dev’t Contracts Worth $106M Total

NASA has awarded $106M in total contract funds to 129 small businesses to further develop technology platforms that may help sustain human presence on the moon and Mars. The companies submitted 142 innovation proposals to develop, demonstrate and deliver space-based systems for planetary missions under the second phase of NASA’s …

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SARA Wins $100M Air Force Munition Tech R&D IDIQ

Scientific Applications Research Associates has won a potential $100M contract to help the Air Force Research Laboratory develop munition and integrated weapon systems. SARA will provide research, development, testing and demonstration support for the AFRL-led Golden Horde Science and Technology program under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said …

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AWS, Eastern Foundry Organize SBA Challenges on Disaster Response, SBIR; Dave Levy Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2018 — Amazon Web Services is set to jointly host a “hackathon” with Eastern Foundry as part of a Small Business Administration project to address disaster response issues and increase access to research grants in support of small businesses, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 26. Fedscoop reported …

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