FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CSRA Inc. (NYSE: CSRA), a leading provider of next-generation IT solutions and professional services to government agencies, today announced it was awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide scientific, information technology and administrative solutions for the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP). The IDIQ, which is managed by the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, is valued at $180 million over a five-year period, if all options are exercised.
The CDMRP is a global funding organization that supports cancer, military medical, and other disease and injury-specific research. The CDMRP manages more than $1 billion in biomedical research investments annually, funding groundbreaking research projects intended to transform healthcare for military service members and the general public.
"Over the last 20 years, we've partnered with the CDMRP to develop and deploy a world-class approach for engaging scientists, clinicians, and consumers in the evaluation of grant applications," said Paul Nedzbala, CSRA's executive vice president, Health and Civil group. "Bringing an outstanding team of subject matter experts together with survivors and caregivers has been instrumental in ensuring funding of innovative research with the potential to make a real impact on peoples' lives."
Under the contract, CSRA will continue to support all facets of grant application receipt and scientific evaluation, leveraging the company's industry-leading peer review technology platform, P²RMIS®. CSRA will recruit, train and engage scientists, clinicians, and specialists to serve on review panels; provide logistics support to panel participants; and maintain the CDMRP's electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal, eBRAP.
"This award is a critically important win for CSRA and cements our position as the pre-eminent provider of scientific peer review solutions," said Nedzbala.
About CSRA Inc.
Every day CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) makes a difference in how the government serves our country and our citizens. We deliver a broad range of innovative, cloud-enabled, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their applications, infrastructure, and assets and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens. Our 18,000 employees understand that success is a matter of perseverance, courage, adaptability and experience. CSRA is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia. To learn more about CSRA, visit www.csra.com.
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