Partnerships for Innovation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 14, 2013
BELCAMP, Md. —ORAU, as part of the Vector Resources, Booz Allen Hamilton and GEM Technology International Corporate team, will be tapped to provide enterprise-wide technical, programmatic and engineering services (TEPS) to the U.S. Department of Energy-National Nuclear Security Administration. A recently awarded $300M, 5-year TEPs contract—issued as a blanket purchase agreement—positions ORAU to provide key technical and analytical support in its areas of expertise, ranging from training, nuclear security and emergency management to environmental assessments and worker health.
“This agreement allows us to build on the long-time mission support we have provided to DOE and NNSA,” said ORAU President and CEO Andy Page. “In the current federal environment, we need to bring consistent performance, agility and responsiveness to our government agency partners, and this team is poised to deliver those results across all program and mission areas.”
Eighteen program offices at DOE-NNSA can exercise this strategic sourcing agreement for services in the areas of: program management, nuclear engineering subject matter expertise and analytical support, training, security management, Weapons Data Access System (WDACS) programmatic support, emergency operations (domestic/international), aviation operations, nuclear nonproliferation and environmental management.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance research and education, protect public health and the environment, and strengthen national security. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities, and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local, and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).