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Announcements

HUBZone Program Updates and flexibilities during COVID-19.

HUBZone Program flexibilities during COVID-19 How can firms maintain the 35% HUBZone residency requirement if some employees are college students whose residence hall has closed?  SBA recognizes that some HUBZone employees are students who have been called home to locations no longer in a HUBZone, even though they continue to work remotely, impacting firms’ ability […]

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FEDERAL AND DEFENSE CONTRACTING IN NORTH CAROLINA INCREASED BY OVER $1 BILLION IN FY19

FAYETTEVILLE (MAR 25, 2020) – The Department of Defense (DoD) has an annual impact of over $66 billion and is the second largest sector of the North Carolina economy (12% of GDP).  With six major military installations, over 100 National Guard and 40 Army Reserve facilities and the third highest number of uniformed military personnel in the country, North Carolina continues […]

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NC Federal Contractor Web Conferences

GENERAL.  The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) invites all businesses in North Carolina to participate in semi-weekly web conferences with co-hosts NCMBC, DEFTECH, SBA, NCPTAC, NC State Industry Expansion Services, NCDMVA (invited), EDPNC (invited) and other State resources during the COVID-19 crisis, beginning 31 MAR 2020.    INTENT.  The intent of these web conference(s) is to: […]

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GSA Grants 60-Day Extension of Expiring Entity Registrations in SAM.gov

In support of the U.S. government’s response to the COVID-19 national emergency, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requested certain administrative relief for entities doing business with the government.  As part of that effort, GSA has initiated 60-day extensions to SAM.gov registrations that have expiration dates ranging between March 19, 2020 and May 17, […]

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Cut/Sew Manufacturing for New York COVID-19 Response

CUT & SEW MANUFACTURING OPPORTUNITY IN SUPPORT OF COVID-19   NAICS Codes 315280, 315220, 315240, and 315280 for Cut and Sew Manufacturing   New York State has a critical need for medical supplies and are willing to buy at a premium, stated Governor Cuomo. If your business or company has or can make Personal Protective Equipment […]

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Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Coronavirus RFI

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Coronavirus RFI   Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support Clothing & Textiles Directorate is conducting market research to determine industry capabilities for providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) against viral contamination, specifically COVID-19. This is a Request for Information only and not a solicitation for award. DLA understands this is a fluid […]

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Update on Administration Efforts on COVID-19, 03/23/20

Source: White House Office of Public Liaison Today President Trump signed an Executive Order providing the authority to address, if necessary, hoarding that threatens the supply of necessary health and medical resources. This includes the action of hoarding unnecessary quantities of items for the purpose of selling them above the fair market value. To implement […]

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Essential Industry Update – NC Emergency Management

Essential Industry Update – NC Emergency Management   Important message from NC Emergency Management with Instructions on How a Business can apply to be included on the state’s essential industry list   NC Emergency Management has a process to vet businesses (TO DETERMINE IF THEY ARE ESSENTIAL BUSINESS SUPPLIERS )and allow them the ability to (CONTINUE […]

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Regional Skills Analysis Survey for Wake and New Hanover Counties

The North Carolina Military Business Center has partnered with Wake County Economic Development (WCED), a program of the Raleigh Chamber, the City of Raleigh, and Capital Area Workforce Development Board (CAWDB) and the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce and Cape Fear Collective to help disseminate the Regional Skills Analysis survey for 2020 to simultaneously launch the same […]

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DIY Hack-a-Vent Innovation Challenge

With the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the US and world face a realistic threat of overwhelming the medical system, and more specifically, running out of available ventilators. With SARS-CoV-2 viruses (to include the Coronavirus), the primary area of the body impacted is the pulmonary system.  In certain individuals, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) develops and rapidly […]

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P-204, Design-Bid-Build, F-35 Training and Simulator Facility, Marine Corps Air Station MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina

SOLICITATION NO. N40085-20-R-0015 DESIGN-BID-BUILD (DBB) P-204 F-35 TRAINING AND SIMULATOR FACILITY, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NORTH CAROLINA PROPOSALS ARE DUE ON THURSDAY, 09 APRIL 2020, AT 2:00 EDT. REFER TO SECTION 00 21 16 FOR PROPOSAL DELIVERY INFORMATION. PRE-PROPOSAL INQUIRIES (P I) CUT-OFF IS 10 DAYS PRIOR TO PROPOSAL DUE DATE, AT 5:00 […]

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Down-Select Announced for Hurricane Florence Recovery (HFR) Packages 3 and 7

Carolinas AGC is teaming up with the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and Coastal Carolina Community College (CCCC) to offer updates to industry on seven Hurricane Florence Recovery (HFR) packages of projects, together valued at $1.7 billion.  The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic (NAVFAC MIDLANT) has completed its down-select of potential prime contractors to […]

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POTUS enacts Defense Production Act & FEMA Level 1 Activation

The Defense Production Act (DPA) is the primary source of Presidential authorities to expedite and expand the supply of resources from the U.S. industrial base to support military, energy, space, and homeland security programs.  POTUS’s DPA authorities are delegated to the heads of federal departments and agencies through an Executive Order. DPA allows the federal […]

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SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans

WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President’s address to the nation: “The President took bold, decisive action to make our 30 million small businesses more resilient to Coronavirus-related economic disruptions. Small businesses are vital economic engines in every community and state, and they have helped make […]

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New Vulcan Call: COVID-19 Innovation Challenge, Responses due 31 March

  Coronavirus (COVID-19) Innovation Challenge The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak was declared a national emergency in the United States in accordance with section 201 of the National Emergencies Act. The Secretary of Defense announced several measures to protect the Joint Force and the Public and U.S. Commanders received delegated authority to make further decisions based on their […]

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NCMBC During COVID-19

The North Carolina Military Business Center is currently fully operational.  Due to the North Carolina Governor’s declaration of a public health emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Interim Guidance for COVID-19, travel restrictions and social distancing measures in place, several NCMBC staff members are working remotely in compliance with their host Community Colleges’ COVID-19 […]

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SBA Assistance in Response to COVID-19

By: Thomas A. Stith III SBA North Carolina District Director In our continued commitment to support small businesses within our communities the SBA announced the following initiative to address businesses suffering from substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus.  • The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal […]

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AFWERX Open Challenge, Responses due by 14 April 2020

AFWERX Challenge is where individuals, startups, small businesses, large enterprises, academics and research labs submit solutions to specific challenges that the U.S. Air Force (USAF) launches. AFWERX Challenge is a growing military/business ecosystem. Most of the challenges are open, seeking to facilitate dialogue and collaboration. On open challenges, participants can usually see, comment, rate and […]

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DRAFT BAA, COMBATING TERRORISM TECHNICAL SUPPORT OFFICE

COMBATING TERRORISM TECHNICAL SUPPORT OFFICE/ Technical Support Working Group (CTTSO/TSWG) DRAFT BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT (BAA) 20S3060 https://www.cttso.gov/ ******************************************************************* CTTSO has released a DRAFT BAA and is having an Industry Day on Monday 9 March in the Washington DC area.   DEFTECH’s Bob Burton will attend and distribute insights to this network upon his return.   Meanwhile, take […]

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Expeditionary Technology Search #5, Call for Papers Due 31 March

Expeditionary Technology Search https://www.arl.army.mil/xtechsearch/index.html  The US Army xTechSearch is a contest for small businesses to develop and demonstrate new and emerging technologies that will help solve the Army’s modernization challenges.  xTechSearch 5 is now open and accepting applications through March 31st! Instructions at link and submission template attached for your convenience. Need help or want […]

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Brigadier General Potts, PEO Solider to Keynote Federal and Defense Textile Summit: (Charlotte, NC – April 21-22, 2020)

KEYNOTE ANNOUNCEMENT Brigadier General Anthony “Tony” Potts Program Executive Officer Program Executive Officer (PEO) Soldier   Biography The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Senator Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FEDTex) Summit in Charlotte, North Carolina.   SUMMIT PARTNERS. eTextileCommunications.com […]

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PTAC Counselor Position Available in Wilmington, NC

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and University of North Carolina Wilmington are looking to fill the position of PTAC Counselor.  For more information, visit: https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/17677

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DEFTECH hosts the Army Futures Command (AFC) Army Applications Laboratory (AAL) visit to RTP

DEFTECH hosts the Army Futures Command (AFC) Army Applications Laboratory (AAL) visit to RTP On 26 February 2020, the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) hosted the Army Applications Laboratory (AAL) at the First Flight Venture Center in the heart of the Research Triangle Park.  More than 45 business, academia, and DoD government personnel were […]

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US FOREST SERVICE NORTH CAROLINA NOTICE

US FOREST SERVICE NORTH CAROLINA NOTICE. Contractors please note this new message to identify US Forest Service NC business opportunities for work over the current purchase card maximum, but under the requirement to be posted on beta.SAM. Solicitations for the National Forests in North Carolina with an estimated value over $15,000 and less than $25,000 […]

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COVID-19 Market Research Packages Portal

BARDA is providing a portal for the U.S. government 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) medical countermeasures task force to provide a single point of entry for the submission of market research packages from interested stakeholders.  The portal website is: https://medicalcountermeasures.gov/app/barda/coronavirus.aspx At this time, BARDA is asking for a very brief (500-word) description of your product or technology, accompanied […]

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Richard Childress Racing Tour & Social (Mar 18)

Richard Childress Racing Tour & Social presented by the Defense Alliance of North Carolina For more information, visit: https://defensealliancenc.org/richard-childress-racing-tour-social/ Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:30pm – TOUR at Richard Childress Racing *plan to arrive 15 minutes early for parking and entry.  Some GPS systems will recognize Lexington vs. Welcome Once you arrive at the campus entrance Cross the railroad tracks […]

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Beta.SAM.gov transition updates

The NC Military Business Center received this update from Beta.SAM about the new system:  It’s been a while since our last update regarding beta.sam.gov. Despite being 4 months after the transition, critical issues remain on the SAM site.  We wanted to provide you the details so there is full transparency if you experience an issue. […]

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES NEARLY $100 MILLION IN APPRENTICESHIP GRANTS TO CLOSE THE SKILLS GAP

RALEIGH, NC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the awarding of grants to 28 public-private apprenticeship partnerships totaling nearly $100 million through the Apprenticeship: Closing the Skills Gap grant program. These grants will support large-scale expansions of apprenticeship in industries including advanced manufacturing, healthcare and information technology. President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order […]

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SBIR Road Tour

The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies to the country’s largest source of early stage funding – the SBIR/STTR programs. Also known as America’s Seed Fund, the SBIR/STTR programs provide over $3.7 billion in funding to small businesses each year in a wide variety of technology areas. […]

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DEFTECH Overview: DOD FY2021 Budget Request

******************************NC DEFTECH******************************* Although not yet approved by Congress, it is a very good indication of priority of effort for the Department of Defense (DoD) Fiscal Year 2021 budget request.  In the FY 2021 president’s budget request, DOD has identified $106.6 billion for research and development, the largest research funding request in more than 70 years.  […]

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Proposal Pricing Workshop (May 20, Fayetteville, NC)

PRICING PROPOSAL WORKSHOP Strategic Consulting Solutions and the North Carolina Military Business Center are working together to provide an educational Workshop on May 20th.   The focus of this workshop will provide you with some foundational knowledge in preparing a cost proposal.  This will include the cost narrative, indirect rates, and pricing templates, along with some […]

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Opportunities 2020 – Asheville

  WHAT IS OPPORTUNITIES? MARCH 16, 2020 Renaissance Asheville Hotel 31 Woodfin Street | Asheville, NC 28801 The US Government alone spends more than $500 billion annually for various products and services, yet each year, thousands of contracts bypass small businesses that do not know about or understand how the government buys. Opportunities 2020 is […]

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SAME: Now accepting 2020 Engineering & Construction Camp applications

SAME Camps SAME has been supporting science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) events for over 30 years and conducting camps for almost 20 years. Our camps are world-class and feature a very impressive record of producing thousands of engineers and STEM leaders. They provide a rigorous experience for students interested in exploring STEM skills and […]

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 BE PREPARED TO SUPPORT THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY 

Helping people before, during, and after disasters is FEMA’s mission. To maximize success in achieving their mission FEMA has an Industry Liaison Program (ILP) which:  • Establishes strategic relationships with suppliers and stakeholders  • Serves as an information provider for suppliers seeking to do business with FEMA  • Connects suppliers with program offices in support […]

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GSA MAS Consolidation – Webinar

MAS Consolidation is one of the four Cornerstone Initiatives of GSA’s Federal Marketplace (FMP) strategy, GSA’s plan to modernize and simplify the buying and selling experience for customers, suppliers, and acquisition professionals. GSA’s new single Schedule solicitation features a simplified format with streamlined terms and conditions, new large categories and sub-categories, and updated Special Item […]

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NCMBC JOB OPPORTUNITY: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL (Morehead City AREA)

Name of Position:                                Business Development Professional (Morehead City Area)   Applications Accepted Through:          Open Until Filled   Effective Date of Employment (or Contract):  Negotiable, 15 MAR 2020 Preferred   Length of Employment or Contract:                        Indefinite   Salary Range:                                      Commensurate with education and experience   *This position may be filled full- […]

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NCMBC JOB OPPORTUNITY: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL (JACKSONVILLE, NC)

Name of Position:                                Business Development Professional (Jacksonville, NC)   Applications Accepted Through:          Open Until Filled   Effective Date of Employment (or Contract):  Negotiable, 1 JAN 2021 Preferred   Length of Employment or Contract:                        Indefinite   Salary Range:                                      Commensurate with education, experience and College and NCMBC salary scales   *This position […]

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NCMBC JOB OPPORTUNITY: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL (Northwest, Winston-Salem/Hickory Region)

Name of Position:                                Business Development Professional (Northwest, Winston-Salem/Hickory Region)   Applications Accepted Through:          Open Until Filled   Effective Date of Employment (or Contract):  Negotiable, 15 MAR 2020 Preferred   Length of Employment or Contract:                        Indefinite   Salary Range:                                      Commensurate with education and experience   *This position may be filled full- […]

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HURRICANE FLORENCE PACKAGE 1: SUBCONTRACTOR OUTREACH EVENT

The North Carolina Military Business Center and Coastal Carolina Community College will host the Hurricane Florence Package 1 Subcontractor Outreach Event on March 3, 2020 from 0900-1500. These are informal meetings and you do not need to be in attendance during the entire duration of the event. Plan to arrive and depart at a time that works […]

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GSA Multiple Award Schedule Consolidation Mass Modification

GSA is consolidating some of their Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contracts into one single schedule for products, services, and solutions in order to provide a single contract for their stakeholders to find total solutions in one contract vehicle.    GSA is requiring those contract holders to accept a modification in order to conform to certain […]

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Cape Fear Community College Opens NC Military Business Center Office to Provide Business Development Services to North Carolina Companies

February 18, 2020 – The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Donna Warren as Business Development Professional, and the opening of a new service location at Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) in Wilmington, North Carolina.  Serving businesses statewide, Ms. Warren will identify contract opportunities, source them for businesses across the state and provide […]

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TEAM SUB & 00K Small Business Maintenance and Sustainment Industry Day, March 18, 2020

Solicitation No. TEAMSUB00K_Industry_Day_2020 NCMS is partnering with the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC to host the TEAM SUB & 00K Small Business Maintenance and Sustainment Industry Day, March 18, 2020. This event will be an introduction to innovative technologies that will assist the Program Executive Offices (PEO) with a broad spectrum and high level of […]

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NCMBC JOB OPPORTUNITY: STRATEGIC INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL, AEROSPACE

Name of Position:                                Strategic Industry Professional, Aerospace (SIP, Aerospace)   Applications Accepted Through:          Open Until Filled   Effective Date of Employment (or Contract):  Negotiable, NLT 1 MAR Preferred   Length of Employment or Contract:                        Indefinite Location of Position: Community College closest to residence of successful candidate   Salary Range:                                      Commensurate […]

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NCMBC JOB OPPORTUNITY: STRATEGIC INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL, TEXTILES AND SOLDIER SYSTEMS

Name of Position:                                Strategic Industry Professional, Textiles and Soldier Systems (SIP, TSS)   Applications Accepted Through:          Open Until Filled   Effective Date of Employment (or Contract):  Negotiable, NLT 1 MAR Preferred   Length of Employment or Contract:                        Indefinite Location of Position: Community College closest to residence of successful candidate   Salary Range:  […]

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NCMBC JOB OPPORTUNITY: STRATEGIC INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL, MEDICAL

Name of Position:                                Strategic Industry Professional, Medical   Applications Accepted Through:          Open Until Filled   Effective Date of Employment (or Contract):  Negotiable, NLT 1 MAR Preferred   Length of Employment or Contract:                        Indefinite Location of Position: Community College closest to residence of successful candidate   Salary Range:                                      Commensurate with education […]

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NCMBC Opens Western NC Office and Welcomes Joe Tew

February 10, 2020 – The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Tew as Business Development Professional, and the opening of a new service location at Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) in Flat Rock, North Carolina. Serving businesses statewide, Mr. Tew will identify contract opportunities, source them for businesses across the state and […]

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Federal Highway Administration Exploratory Advanced Research Program

Description For more information, visit: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/75f5fea0e3ec47d08bc2ffb9d7b34c33/view?index=opp&page=1&keywords=artificial%20intelligence&opp_inactive_date_filter_model=%7B%22dateRange%22:%7B%22startDate%22:%22%22,%22endDate%22:%22%22%7D%7D&opp_publish_date_filter_model=%7B%22d&refresh=y.  Federal Highway Administration Exploratory Advanced Research Program Broad Agency Announcement As a result of this BAA, the FHWA intends to award contracts and/or cooperative agreements. Offerors shall propose periods of performance based on individual proposed research efforts in accordance with the guidance in the BAA. The BAA is released […]

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Army Futures Command BAA

To capitalize on opportunities for breakthrough research and development in key civil-military technology areas relevant to the Army’s modernization priorities, Army Futures Command has established the Army Applications Lab (AAL) to capitalize on the extended marketplace of ideas in government, academia, industry, and civilian innovation ecosystems and lead the research and development of disruptive innovations – i.e., technology demonstrators and […]

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RFI: HEAD START REGIONAL TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE NETWORK

This is a Presolicitation Notice and is for information purposes only. No responses are required. The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Interior Business Center (IBC), Acquisition Services Directorate (AQD)-Herndon on behalf of the Office of Head Start (OHS) under the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human […]

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NC BIONEER Venture Challenge Has Arrived

For more information, visit: https://ncbioneer.com. 

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