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Article: ARPA-E’s new focus: Bridging the valleys of death for clean tech R&D

Article from Canary Media: ARPA-E’s new focus: Bridging the valleys of death for clean tech R&D Published June 1, 2021 by Jeff St. John.

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Article: Atlantic Council Releases Report on the Geopolitical Impacts of Emerging Technologies

AFCEA released an article by Kimberly Underwood on May 26, 2021, “Atlantic Council Releases Report on the Geopolitical Impacts of Emerging Technologies.” The technological revolution is continuing at such speed and enormity that it is reshaping societies and geopolitics across the globe, and “in novel and even unanticipated ways.

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NCMBC Opens Morehead City Office and Welcomes Randy Chandler

May 27, 2021 – The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the placement of Randy Chandler as Business Development Professional and Strategic Industry Professional (SIP), and the opening of an expanded service location at Carteret Community College (CCC) in Morehead City, North Carolina. Serving businesses statewide, Mr. Chandler will identify contract opportunities, source them to […]

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NCMBC Office Grand Opening: Morehead City

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SBA NC District Office Names New District Director

Michael P. Arriola Announced as New SBA North Carolina District Director Michael P. Arriola was sworn-in as the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) North Carolina District Director during a ceremony on May 24, 2021. In this role, Arriola will oversee an office that drives economic development by assisting local entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses.  […]

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USO: Operation Jump Start Announcement

CONTACT. Sandy Barnett Regional Development Manager, USO Southeast 704-491-9897 Cell United Service Organizations, Inc.  

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Save the Date(s): NCMBC Announces In-Person Events!

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SAM.gov and beta.SAM.gov Will Be Down This Weekend for Integration

SAM.gov will be completely unavailable due to scheduled maintenance from Friday, May 21 at 4:00 PM EDT through Monday, May 24 at 9:00 AM EDT as it is integrated into the modernized environment. This means you will not be able to search for, create, or update entity registrations, exclusions records, Service Contract Reporting, or BioPreferred […]

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Dept of Veterans Affairs, “Meet the Clinician” Series

The Direct Access Program VAMC Events provide marketing opportunities for verified VOSBs and other Small Businesses and their Supplier Partners, to introduce new and innovative products to Clinicians, Physicians and Procurement Decision Makers within the VA and DoD Healthcare Marketplace.  VA Staff receive demonstrations and education on the latest Medical and Non-Medical Products in one […]

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EDPNC: Internship Opportunities

EDPNC is currently seeking applicants for 2 internship opportunities within Global Business Services – One with International Trade and One with Small Business Advisors. Please share the links below with those that you feel may be qualified for one of these positions. https://edpnc.com/careers/international-trade-intern/ https://edpnc.com/careers/small-business-advisor-intern/ Cover letters and resumes should be sent to Nikki Yawn at nikki.yawn@edpnc.com. […]

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HUBZone Final Rule: Extending Map Freeze

Below you will find the final rule published to the Federal Register today related to extending the HUBZone map freeze mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (NDAA 2018) from December 31, 2021, to June 30, 2023. Effective date: June 21, 2021 Comment close: June 4, 2021 Federal Register :: HUBZone Program: Extending […]

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Marine Corps Systems Command will host an Industry Day (May 18, Virtual)

Marine Corps Systems Command will host an Industry Day (Virtual) on May 18, 2021. For more information, visit: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/6eaf04cfe5b24a97a63efa886fbf55fa/view Start time: May 18, 1100 EST (meeting space will open 45 minutes prior to start time). The event will last 1 hour. WHERE: Virtual via Adobe Connect Seminar. Limited space available. Industry partners are limited to […]

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Congratulations MCB Camp Lejeune and NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic on the 2021 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Award!

Congratulations MCB Camp Lejeune and NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic on the 2021 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Award! To read the full article, visit: https://www.navfac.navy.mil/navfac_worldwide/atlantic/fecs/mid-atlantic/news/navfac_ml-managed_environmental_programs_earn_3_secnav_awards_for_2021.html

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Why NC For Defense? Your Mission is our Mission

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina released a great media trifold, “North Carolina: Your Mission is our Mission.”  To view, visit: https://www.ncmbc.us/wp-content/uploads/2021_Defense_Trifold.pdf Contact. Dennis Lewis Business Development Manager Defense Industry Dennis.Lewis@edpnc.com 703.217.3127 www.edpnc.com

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Federal Textile Summit Session: Finding Prime and Subcontract Opportunities (Virtual, May 18-20)

FEDERAL & DEFENSE TEXTILE SUMMIT VIRTUAL, MAY 18-20, 2021 Session Spotlight Finding Prime and Subcontract Opportunities: Utilizing SAM.gov, DLA DIBBS, DLA Website, MatchForce.org, NCMBC.us and Other Resources Presenter(s) will discuss how to establish and run agency- and NAICS-focused searches on SAM.gov and the DLA DIBBS system in order to identify contract opportunities. They will also discuss […]

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SBA Administrator Guzman Announces Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Fund prioritizes direct relief to women, veterans, and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, and includes $9.5 billion in set-asides for smaller businesses SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and open applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT for the Restaurant […]

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North Carolina FBO is listed to offer SAF

The NCMBC supports contractors in aerospace and defense like Koury Aviation in Greenville, NC who is one of the first to offer sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on the East Coast which has been sparse.  The following article was published by the AIN Online entitled “North Carolina FBO is listed to offer SAF”.  Article: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2021-03-04/north-carolina-fbo-latest-offer-saf   by Curt […]

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Federal Textile Summit Session: Textile Workforce and Talent Pipeline: Resources for Government and Industry (Virtual, May 18-20)

FEDERAL & DEFENSE TEXTILE SUMMIT VIRTUAL, MAY 18-20, 2021 The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FEDTex) Summit. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the FEDTex will be held in a virtual platform. WHEN. May 18-20, 2021, […]

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Cybersecurity Forum at NC Defense Trade Show & Cybersecurity Forum (Aug 4)

19th Annual North Carolina Defense Trade Show & Cybersecurity Forum August 4, 2021 The Offices of US Senator Richard Burr, US Senator Thom Tillis, Fayetteville Technical Community College and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the 19th Annual North Carolina Defense Trade Show & Cybersecurity Forum in Fayetteville, North Carolina. About. This […]

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Announcement: Mentor-Protégé, Joint Ventures and Teaming Training (May 4 & 5, Virtual)

Mentor-Protégé, Joint Ventures and Teaming Training (May 4 & 5, Virtual) The North Carolina Military Business Center will host a Mentor-Protégé Training, Joint Ventures and Teaming webinar on May 4-5, 2021 from 0900-1200 each day. When. May 4-5, 2021 from 0900-1200 each day. Platform. The NCMBC will host these sessions in an online platform with […]

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US Army Special Operations FY21 Forecast

US Army Special Operations Command FY21 Forecast is now available.  If the NC Military Business Center can assist your business, please reach out to us – full contact list.

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NCMBC Job Opening: Business Development Professional (Fayetteville)

Fayetteville Technical Community College is seeking qualified applicants for this full-time or part-time position. The position works with the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the Small Business Center (SBC) and participates on the NCMBC business development team. Qualified candidates will possess excellent computer skills, demonstrate evidence of a career that includes flexibility and […]

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ECSU Receives Cybersecurity Grant to Enhance Aviation/Drone Program Curriculums to Meet Growing Workforce Demand

The NCMBC supports our NC state colleges including The Elizabeth City State University (ECSU).  Dr. Kuldeep Rawat, ECSU’s Dean of the School of Science, Aviation, Health and Technology leads the way for enhanced degrees in aerospace and unmanned aerial vehicles working closely with the DHS USCG and other Federal agencies. The following article was published […]

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Northrop Designing ‘Sky Viper’ Cannon for Army’s Futuristic Attack Helicopter

This article was published by Military.com “Northrop Designing ‘Sky Viper’ Cannon for Army’s Futuristic Attack Helicopter” by Matthew Cox on 11 Mar 2021.  Article: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/03/11/northrop-designing-sky-viper-cannon-armys-futuristic-attack-helicopter.html. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Darleen Stein, steind@ncmbc.us.

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Coast Guard utilizes C-27J Spartan aircraft for COVID-19 vaccine deliveries on both coasts

The following was published by the DHS USCG entitled “Coast Guard utilizes C-27J Spartan aircraft for COVID-19 vaccine deliveries on both coasts”.  Article: https://www.dcms.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/Assistant-Commandant-for-Acquisitions-CG-9/Newsroom/Latest-Acquisition-News/Article/2531897/coast-guard-utilizes-c-27j-spartan-aircraft-for-covid-19-vaccine-deliveries-on-bo/, March 10, 2021.  For more information, please contact Darleen Stein, steind@ncmbc.us.

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VIRTUAL SUMMIT ANNOUNCEMENT: FEDERAL & DEFENSE TEXTILE SUMMIT MAY 18-20, 2021

The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FEDTex) Summit. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the FEDTex will be held in a virtual platform. WHEN. May 18-20, 2021, virtually. REGISTRATION AND COST. Registration is now open. There […]

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Program Announcement for the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event

The North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office are pleased to announce the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event on April 1, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Industry Outreach will be held in a virtual platform. When. April 1, 2021 from 0900-1300. About. The […]

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Program Executive Office – Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors Industry Day

PEO IEW&S is made up of a team of seven project managers dedicated to designing, delivering and sustaining advanced technologies to give our Soldier the decisive edge. With offices located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, Fort Belvoir, VA, Redstone Arsenal, AL and Los Angeles Air Force Base, the PEO for IEW&S leads a team of […]

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Media Advisory: Federal Prime Contracts in North Carolina Increased by $2.4 Billion in 2020

NORTH CAROLINA (MAR 10, 2021).  The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), a business development component of North Carolina’s community colleges, is pleased to announce that businesses executed $9.5 billion in federal prime contracts in our state in FY2020 – $2.4 billion more than in FY2019. This included $6.1 billion in Department of Defense (DoD) prime contracts – $1.5 billion more than in […]

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Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event (April 1, Virtual)

The North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office are pleased to announce the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event on April 1, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Industry Outreach will be held in a virtual platform. When. April 1, 2021 from 0900-1300. About. The […]

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Installation Energy Security Plans and the U.S. Marine Corps

This article was written by Diane Cherry, Strategic Industry Professional, NCMBC.  For more information or assistance, please contact Diane at cherryd@ncmbc.us.  Over the past couple of decades, the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) has been making strides toward energy efficiency and alternative energy methods. In the early 2000s, Marines Corps Base Camp Lejeune was preparing for […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: ARPA-E OPEN 2021 FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT BRIEFING (MARCH 22, VIRTUAL)

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) offered up to $100 million as part of ARPA-E’s OPEN 2021 funding opportunity announcement (FOA). This is the fifth ARPA-E FOA, with past projects achieving breakthroughs in solar, geothermal, batteries, biofuels, and advanced surface coating tech. This particular OPEN solicitation will provide 30 to 50 awards […]

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Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC)

Thank you for your interest in SOFIC, scheduled for May 17-21, at the Tampa Convention Center. We appreciate your continued support, and regret to announce that the in-person meeting has been cancelled. NDIA and USSOCOM are pleased to announce the virtual 2021 SOFIC. The annual conference will be held virtually for a second consecutive year […]

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Reps. McHenry, Pascrell introduce American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act

Article provided by eTextileCommunications, link. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.-10) joined Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.-09) to introduce the American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act on March 1. This bipartisan legislation will help end the United States’ reliance on Chinese-made Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensure that hospitals and frontline healthcare workers have […]

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US Department of Labor accepting 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award applications

The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that its Veterans’ Employment and Training Service is accepting applications for the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award, presented annually to employers that meet standards for excellence in the recruitment, hiring and retention of America’s military veterans. Initiated by the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans […]

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North Carolina Finalizes its Offshore Wind Supply Chain Analysis

On March 3rd, North Carolina finalized its offshore wind supply chain analysis begun several months earlier.  As a reminder, the N.C. Department of Commerce, Board of Science, Technology, and Innovation initiated its offshore wind study for North Carolina to characterize the wind opportunity for the state; assess the advantages the state has in its existing […]

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GSA Posts New Services IDIQ RFI on beta.SAM

Article by GSA Interact Submitted by Esther Kidenda Tuesday, March 2, 2021 – 4:58 PM On March 2, 2021, the GSA posted a request for information (RFI) for the new indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) best-in-class (BIC) multi-agency contract (MAC) contract program on beta.SAM.gov This RFI is the first of several, and seeks feedback on various acquisition […]

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Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Become a Charlotte Emerging Leader in 2021

 Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Become a Charlotte Emerging Leader in 2021   Charlotte Emerging Leaders is an innovative program designed specifically for established small business owners. We provide participants with the know-how, training, and networks needed to turn growth plans into action. It is a great way to focus […]

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Article: US Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard Release Maritime Strategy – The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard released a new tri-Service maritime strategy today, entitled Advantage at Sea.

NCMBC is pleased to share an article published by the Naval News “US Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard Release Maritime Strategy – The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard released a new tri-Service maritime strategy today, entitled Advantage at Sea.” This article discusses an overview of services that will be needed to make this […]

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Article: New Report Says North Carolina Airports Contribute $61 Billion, 373,000 Jobs to Economy

The NCMBC takes great pride in supporting both agencies and contractors in one of our nation’s leading industries, aerospace and defense. The following article was published by the State Aviation Journal entitled “New Report Says North Carolina Airports Contribute $61 Billion, 373,000 Jobs to Economy” on commercial airports scope of services including the military and […]

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ARPA-E Investment in New Energy Technologies

For additional information or assistance within the Energy and Environmental sector, please contact Diane Cherry, cherryd@ncmbc.us.  ARPA-E Investment in New Energy Technologies Nearly a month into the new administration, we have seen early strides toward fulfilling campaign promises in climate and clean energy. On his Inaugural afternoon, the new president recommitted the United States to […]

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General Services Administration Region 4 – Public Buildings Service North and South Carolina

General Services Administration Region 4 – Public Buildings Service North and South Carolina Virtual Industry Day Via Zoom Communications March 05, 2021 9:00am – 1:00pm ET Please Join us during our March 2021 Industry Day BACKGROUND: The General Services Administration (GSA), Public Buildings Service (PBS), will be holding a Facilities Operation and Maintenance Outreach Event for […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: ADVANCED PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP & POST-AWARD CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION WORKSHOP

he North Carolina Military Business Center is pleased to host the following workshop trainings. Stover & Associates, Inc. will conduct these workshops for the NCMBC. Stover has conducted management and technical assistance projects and training development since its founding in 1990, and has provided federal contracting-related training under contract with the US Small Business Administration since […]

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SBA Prioritizes Smallest of Small Businesses in the PPP

Building on a month of strong results, the Biden-Harris Administration and the U.S. Small Business Administration are taking steps with the Paycheck Protection Program to further promote equitable relief for America’s mom-and-pop businesses. The latest round of Paycheck Protection Program funding opened one month ago and already the Biden Administration has succeeded in making major improvements to the program’s […]

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2021 State Energy Conference of North Carolina

REGISTER NOW 2021 State Energy Conference of North Carolina April 19-21, 2021 McKimmon Conference & Training Center NC State University The virtual 2021 State Energy Conference of North Carolina will be held April 19-21 at the McKimmon Center. The State Energy Conference provides actionable insight into the business of energy, connecting technical innovation, diverse resources […]

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Defense Logistics Agency, Clothing and Textiles, FY20 acquisition activity

According to the Defense Logistics Agency, Clothing and Textiles, FY20 acquisition activity data reflects as follows: Small Business: $1.4 billion Large Business: $379 million Mandatory: $421 million FPI: $103million AbilityOne:  $318 million SourceAmerica:  $154 million National Industries for the Blind (NIB): $164 million North Carolina businesses should register on MatchForce.org, so you can get daily notifications […]

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Governor Cooper Announces New Appointments to State Boards and Commissions

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individuals to the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology and Innovation: Scott D. Dorney of Fayetteville as a representative of private industry. Dorney is the executive director of the North Carolina Military Business Center, which connects North Carolina businesses to federal contracts, connects military and other jobseekers to employment and helps […]

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North Carolina Military Business Center, Fran Perez-Wilhite, Reappointed as Chairwoman of the Advisory Committee on Veteran Business Affairs for the US Small Business Administration

North Carolina Military Business Center, Fran Perez-Wilhite, Reappointed as Chairwoman of the Advisory Committee on Veteran Business Affairs for the US Small Business Administration The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the reappointment of Fran Perez-Wilhite, Program Manager, Veteran-Owned Business Development in the Charlotte Region, to serve as Chairwoman of the […]

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DEFTECH Launches New Collaboration Tool for You!

Sign up now for DEFTECH’s free Mobilize Community WHY: To help NC Innovation Ecosystem members grow their business by meeting warfighters’ current and future technology needs.  Our goal is to elevate awareness of opportunities and increase your wins in the federal marketplace.  DEFTECH will use the platform as an additional tool to keep you updated on DEFTECH events, […]

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Bringing PPE Production Back Home: A 100-Day Plan

Bringing PPE Production Back Home: A 100-Day Plan Author: Kimberly Glas Date: February 8, 2021 Morning Consult: https://morningconsult.com/opinions/bringing-ppe-production-back-home-a-100-day-plan/

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