Salient CRGT Awarded $15 Million Prime Contract to Provide IT Services to the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine

Providing Full Life Cycle System, Modernization, and Operations and Maintenance in Support of Human and Animal Health

Nov 24, 2015, 07:00 ET from Salient CRGT, Inc.

FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient CRGT, Inc., a leading provider of full life-cycle information technology and training services, today announced a task order award from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM). Salient CRGT will provide full lifecycle support for CVM systems and technologies, operations and maintenance (O&M), as well as development, modernization, and enhancement projects. This three-year effort is valued at approximately $15 million.

Salient CRGT, in partnership with our team members VersaTech and Appian, will support the CVM in several IT areas, including O&M, enterprise applications, configuration management, and release management. The company will provide IT operations expertise for CVM applications, systems, and web/application services that enable approximately 500 users and scientific community stakeholders. Salient CRGT will also develop new solutions and enhance existing applications to ensure maximum operability of the CVM while optimizing CVM user experience and productivity.

The FDA is responsible for protecting the nation's public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, national food supply, cosmetics and radiation emitting products. Specifically, the CVM's mission is to protect human and animal health through the regulation of animal drugs, food additives, and devices.

"Our team is incredibly proud to be a trusted partner of the FDA. The agency's mission of protecting our public health is a monumental responsibility," says Tom Ferrando, President of Salient CRGT. "The CVM goes through lengthy, rigorous processes to ensure the health of animals in the United States. We have made a firm commitment to provide modern technology for CVM to advance their mission for continued safety and effectiveness in human and animal drugs and feeds."

Salient CRGT has been a trusted IT partner to the FDA for over 10 years successfully delivering management consulting, business intelligence, application development and IT services projects spanning all FDA Centers such as CDER, CBER, CFSAN and CDRH. With expertise in Oracle, SAP BI, and Appian solutions, as well as the leverage of Agile tools and techniques, Salient CRGT is able to deliver quicker results in support of advancing public health and helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective.

This award was through its wholly owned subsidiary, Guident, Inc.

About Salient CRGT
Salient CRGT provides federal civilian, defense, homeland, and intelligence agencies with expert depth in Agile software development, data analytics, mobility, cyber security and infrastructure. We support these core capabilities with full life-cycle IT services and training—to help our customers meet critical goals for pivotal missions. The most innovative talent delivery model in the industry, scientifically providing exactly the right people for the customers' most pressing requirements, fuels these critical capabilities. Salient CRGT has earned a record of success with integration and operations of large-scale, high-volume solutions. On September 15, 2015, Salient and CRGT announced closing of the merger transactions – visit newsroom. For additional information, visit

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