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  • Octo Consulting Wins $75M NIH IT Support Contract; Jay Shah Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Octo Consulting Wins $75M NIH IT Support Contract; Jay Shah Quoted

    Octo Consulting has won an approximately $75M multiyear contract to support the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology, which operates under the National Institutes of Health. Octo will provide IT services and ServiceNow cloud implementation support to the CBIIT to help the institute address its IT needs and further its cancer treatment […] More

  • AWS, NIH Partner to Foster Biomedical Innovation With Cloud Tech; Teresa Carlson Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AWS, NIH Partner to Foster Biomedical Innovation With Cloud Tech; Teresa Carlson Quoted

    The National Institutes of Health has partnered with Amazon Web Services to help agency-backed researchers incorporate cloud-based technologies into biomedical research efforts. AWS said Tuesday it will host various NIH data sets, such as those covered by privacy and security policies, as part of the Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability initiative. Teresa Carlson, vice president of Amazon […] More

  • Charles River Laboratories Begins Management Support Work for NIAID Under $96M Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Charles River Laboratories Begins Management Support Work for NIAID Under $96M Contract

    Charles River Laboratories has started providing management support services and personnel to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases under a potential five-year, $95.7M contract. The company said Tuesday its Insourcing Solutions business is supervising 200 of its staff tasked to support NIAID“™s biomedical research operations across various scientific disciplines. Other services included in […] More

  • Northrop Vet Mark Koltz Appointed Tantus Health Solutions VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Vet Mark Koltz Appointed Tantus Health Solutions VP

    Mark Koltz, former manager of operations and strategy for Northrop Grumman“™s health systems management organization, has joined Tantus Technologies as vice president of health solutions. He will be responsible for helping drive Tantus’ growth efforts in the federal healthcare market and oversee its projects at the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health, the company said Thursday. Buck […] More

  • NIH, Google Partner for Biomedical Cloud Computing Initiative - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIH, Google Partner for Biomedical Cloud Computing Initiative

    The National Institutes of Health has partnered with Google in an effort to help researchers leverage commercial cloud technology platforms to manage biomedical data sets. NIH said Tuesday researchers at the agency and more than 2,500 academic institutions nationwide will have access to Google Cloud computing, machine learning and storage systems through the Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation and Sustainability program. […] More

  • Navy Selects tiag to Support ONR IT Operations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Selects tiag to Support ONR IT Operations

    The Informatics Applications Group has won a potential five-year, $47.1 million task order from the U.S. Navy to help the Office of Naval Research establish an information technology network operation. Virginia-based tiag will also support ONR’s business process as part of the task order awarded under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday. The order has a one-year […] More

  • NIH Renews AMRI's Neurotherapeutic Drug Discovery Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIH Renews AMRI’s Neurotherapeutic Drug Discovery Support Contract

    Albany Molecular Research Inc. has secured a potential 10-year, $39.5 million contract renewal to support a National Institutes of Health program that aims to develop medicines for nervous system disorders. AMRI said Tuesday it will continue to provide medicinal chemistry, absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion services to the Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network managed by NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and […] More

  • Former NIH, FDIC Official Renitalynette Anderson Named Quality Technology President - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former NIH, FDIC Official Renitalynette Anderson Named Quality Technology President

    Renitalynette Anderson, former deputy director of business administration at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp,, has joined Quality Technology as president of the Maryland-based government information technology contractor. The more than 30-year federal service veteran will lead QuTech’s corporate operations and strategic growth in her new position, the company said Wednesday. She held a 19-year career at the National Institutes […] More

  • Deltek: Federal Cloud Spending via NIH CIO-CS GWAC Reached $28M in FY 2015-2017 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deltek: Federal Cloud Spending via NIH CIO-CS GWAC Reached $28M in FY 2015-2017

    A new Deltek report says federal agencies spent a total of $28.3 million on cloud platforms and services from fiscal 2015 to fiscal 2017 through the National Institutes of Health“™s Chief Information Officer IT Commodities and Solutions governmentwide acquisition contract vehicle. NIH spent $18.8 million on cloud platforms over the past three fiscal years, followed by the National […] More

  • NIH Supercomputing Cluster Lands Spot on Top500 List; CSRA“™s Kamal Narang Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIH Supercomputing Cluster Lands Spot on Top500 List; CSRA“™s Kamal Narang Comments

    A computing platform that CSRA upgraded for the National Institutes of Health has been named to the Top500 list of the world“™s fastest supercomputers. NIH“™s Biowulf cluster ranked 66th on the Top500“™s 2017 list, CSRA said Monday. Biowulf works to process simultaneous computations related to genomics, statistical analysis, image processing and other areas in biomedical research. CSRA […] More

  • Leidos Secures NIH IT Support Task Orders - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos Secures NIH IT Support Task Orders

    Leidos has received three task orders worth $45 million combined from the National Institutes of Health to provide information technology services to the National Heart Lung Blood Institute’s IT and applications center. The company said Thursday it will use a software quality process that employs agile and DevOps methods in efforts to help ITAC maintain NHLBI’s IT application portfolio […] More

  • Ethan Dmitrovsky to Head Leidos Biomedical Research Subsidiary, Frederick Natl Lab - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ethan Dmitrovsky to Head Leidos Biomedical Research Subsidiary, Frederick Natl Lab

    Ethan Dmitrovsky, former provost and executive vice president at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has been named president of Leidos‘ biomedical research subsidiary and director of the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. Leidos said Thursday Dmitrovsky will lead a group of 2,200 scientists, healthcare professionals and support staff who aim to advance basic, translational […] More

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