MCLEAN, Va., March 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Steampunk has been awarded a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Intelligent Automation Innovation Support Services (IAISS) blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to provide the piloting, testing and implementation of advanced technologies including intelligent automation/artificial intelligence, blockchain/distributive ledger technology, microservices, machine learning, natural language processing, robotic process automation, and other disruptive and breakthrough technologies that are able to transform business processes and enhance mission delivery. The contract is a 5-year award with a total value of $50M.
"We're honored for this new opportunity to assist the USPTO with their emerging and evolving requirements. We're excited to leverage our expertise and innovation to develop simplified and innovative sustainable solutions that will enhance their mission." said Steampunk CEO Matt Warren. "This contract award continues to expand our Data Exploitation capability portfolio."
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) fosters American innovation and progress by defining and protecting the rights of American inventors, business owners, and the collective citizenry through powers enumerated by the U.S. Constitution. The vision of the USPTO, Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is to transform the agency with the next generation technology and services. IAISS will help transform the processes and core mission functions of the USPTO by automating tasks and adopting innovative solutions utilizing advanced technologies, enabling the government to shift from Low Value to High Value tasks.
The company will leverage their Artificial Intelligence practice to integrate IAISS technologies into all phases of USPTO's operations, providing opportunities to reduce patent and trademark application backlogs and reduce costs, facilitate more rapid processing of citizen applications, predict fraudulent transactions, and identify opportunities for workforce efficiency. "We are proud to support the USPTO by developing and implementing solutions that create a more efficient government," added David Wolf, Senior Vice President, Justice and Legislative Sector for Steampunk.
Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Justice & Legislative, and DoD sectors. Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges. As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers – and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit http://www.steampunk.com.