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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Notable contract wins for firms in Fairfax County:

  • 22nd Century Technologies won a potential five-year, $146.4 million contract from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to provide IT support services. GovConWire

  • ASRC Federal will help run the IT infrastructure, applications and communications functions for NASA's Kennedy Space Center under a potential five-year, $319 million contract. Washington Technology

  • Booz Allen Hamilton received a potential five-year, $91.5 million contract to assist the Missile Defense Agency with cybersecurity management and computer network defense of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. GovConWire

  • SAIC picked up a potential $39 million engineering services contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic. Potomac Tech Wire ran the release.

  • General Dynamics Electric Boat secured a $115.3 million contract modification for services, development studies and design support related to the Navy's Virginia-class attack submarines. GovConWire

  • Vectrus will support Army base operations in Qatar under a $49.5 million contract modification. ExecutiveBiz

  • ICF won a potential five-year, $20.8 million contract to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency's education and preparedness programs. ExecutiveBiz


FAIRFACT: Fairfax County is now home to nearly 9,100 technology firms, adding about 150 in the last year.


Events presented or sponsored by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority: 

  • August 23: GovCon -- Understanding Federal Agile Adoption: Presented by the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce. Click here

  • August 24: Hispanic Connect NoVa. Networking event presented by Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Click here

  • September 12: Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County. Workshop presented by the FCEDA, Virginia Dept. of Small Business and Supplier Diversity to spotlight resources for new businesses. Click here.

  • September 14: Social Media Week Independent (SMWi) Fairfax. Hosted by the FCEDA. Click here.

  • October 3: Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County. Workshop presented by the FCEDA, the Fairfax County-based Community Business Partnership, the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity, and the U.S. Small Business Administration to spotlight resources for new businesses. Click here.

  • November 14-15: Capital Cybersecurity Summit. Thought leadership event presented by the Northern Virginia Technology Council. Click here.