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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Notable contract wins for firms in Fairfax County:

  • General Dynamics Information Technology booked a potential $300 million contract to help the Army's Intelligence and Security Command operate and maintain IT networks. Washington Technology

  • Serco's U.S. subsidiary won a potential five-year, $238 million contract to help the Navy sustain electronic-surveillance systems. GovConWire

  • SAIC securted a potential $73 million task order to provide IT architecture and systems engineering to the Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command. GovConWire 

  • Nimbis Services won a potential five-year, $49.5 million contract to help the Air Force build its microelectronics verification ecosystem. ExecutiveBiz

  • Kapsch TrafficCom will replace and maintain equipment in the Maryland Transportation Authority's toll lanes including toll readers, automated license place recognition cameras, scanners and 3D video-based sensors. Potomac Tech Wire carried the release.

  • OBXtek picked up a $9 million contract to enhance the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command training-support efforts. Citybizlist

  • Salient CRGT received a subcontract from SAIC to provide IT operations support to the Department of Health and Human Services. WENY.com

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

  • April 25: Setting Key Performance Indicators for Business Success. Part of the Business Education Series presented by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. Click here.

  • April 25-26: 2018 Mid Atlantic SBIR/STTR & Commercialization Conference. Presented by the Center for Innovative Technology for Virginia companies interested in participating in the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. Click here

  • May 1: Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County. Workshop presented by the FCEDA, the Fairfax County-based Community Business Partnership, Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and the U.S. Small Business Administration to spotlight resources for new businesses. Click here

  • May 1: Northern Virginia B2G Matchmaking Conference and Small Business Expo. Presented by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. Click here.

  • May 1: Israel Technion Innovation Update. Discussion in Tysons Corner about defense, homeland security and artificial intelligence with experts from U.S. and Israel. Click here.

  • May 9: Hitting the Brakes on Healtchcare Spending. Part of the Business Education Series presented by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce.  Click here
  • May 11: BL Ultimate Networking Expo. Sponsored by BL Breakfast Club. Exhibitors, speakers and networking with a focus on small business. Click here.

  • May 23: Transforming Office IT in 2018 -- Necessary Infrastructure and Budget to Help You, Not Burn You. Part of the Business Education Series presented by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. Click here