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  • HHS to Fund Commercial Manufacturing Tests for BioProtection Systems' Ebola Vaccine - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HHS to Fund Commercial Manufacturing Tests for BioProtection Systems’ Ebola Vaccine

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded BioProtection Systems a contract with $24.75 million in base funds to support commercial manufacturing tests of the company’s anti-Ebola vaccine. HHS said Tuesday said the tests will work to validate whether manufacturing processes created under a previous contract would produce enough V920 vaccines in the event of an Ebola outbreaks. Funds from the HHS Office […] More

  • DiaSorin Group to Develop Automated Zika Virus Diagnostic Test Under HHS Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DiaSorin Group to Develop Automated Zika Virus Diagnostic Test Under HHS Contract

    Italy-based diagnostics company DiaSorin Group has received a $2.6 million contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to further develop a laboratory test designed to help clinicians identify Zika virus infection in blood samples. DiaSorin is developing a Zika diagnostic serological test based on the company’s LIAISON XL automated chemiluminescence analyzer that works to simultaneously run tests on up […] More

  • General Dynamics IT Plans 1,600 Jobs for HHS Contact Center - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics IT Plans 1,600 Jobs for HHS Contact Center

    A General Dynamics business unit intends to recruit as many as 1,600 new employees for a facility in Sandy, Utah, Deseret News reported Wednesday. Jasen Lee writes General Dynamics Information Technology will hire more workers to handle customer contact center activities for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. GDIT will start interviewing applicants […] More

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    Amazon Web Services Gains FedRAMP Status

    Amazon Web Services has been certified by a federal government body for passing evaluation, assessment and monitoring standards of cloud computing systems, PC Magazine reports. Stephanie Mlot writes the FedRAMP certification comes as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services granted AWS authority to operate licenses on four cloud services available to federal government agencies. […] More

  • Booz Allen Announces 35 Recent Healthcare Contract Wins; Reggie Van Lee Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Booz Allen Announces 35 Recent Healthcare Contract Wins; Reggie Van Lee Comments

    Booz Allen Hamilton has won 35 healthcare contracts worth more than $112 million in August and September of this year in support of federal healthcare agencies and private organizations, the company announced Wednedsay. “Booz Allen is pleased to continue to support our government clients in their core missions,” said Reggie Van Lee, executive vice president […] More

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    HHS Awards DMI Contract to Operate, Update Grants.gov

    DMI has won a contract to operate the Grants.gov system for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the company announced today. The contract calls for DMI provide ongoing operation, hosting and maintenance services for the system. DMI said it will also test and apply public cloud, analytics, social media and mobile technologies to the […] More

  • GDIT to Support HHS Grantees and Partners with Analysis, Training - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GDIT to Support HHS Grantees and Partners with Analysis, Training

    General Dynamics‘ information technology business unit has won a $10.7 million contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contract calls for GDIT to develop software and provide training and technical assistance to the Office of Child Care. The company announced it will work with grantees and partners that the OCC funds on the contract, […] More

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