ICF International Awarded $31.8 Million Health Informatics Contract to Support U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Health Informatics Effort Supports Toxicology Studies
Fairfax, Virginia, September 20, 2010 -
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has been awarded a $31.8 million re-compete contract by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to provide information technology (IT) and scientific support services to the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR). The contract has a term of approximately five years, including four option years.
ICF will provide the NCTR center in Jefferson, Ark., with computational science/bioinformatics support; development, enhancement, conversion, and maintenance of application systems; systems support; statistical support; customer support; and experiment support for specific toxicology studies.
"ICF, through its experience and expertise in health informatics, is pleased to continue this important work for FDA," said Mary Whitley, senior vice president for ICF International. "We are honored to support NCTR's goals of promoting and protecting public health and enhancing the quality of life for all Americans."
ICF International provides toxicology informatics solutions, safety assessment, risk assessment, and related support that address the full spectrum of potentially hazardous agents, including chemicals, microbes, and radionuclides. ICF specializes in identifying and quantifying the effects of environmental pollutants, such as metals, pesticides, and volatile organic compounds, on human health and the environment. ICF's experience also extends to food additives, food contact substances, microbial contaminants in food, and pharmaceutical residues in food. In-depth analyses provide clients with the information they need to determine health-protective and cost-effective solutions.
ICF International is a leading provider of health information technology services for the largest government agencies involved in improving U.S. citizen health and welfare. ICF's public health subject matter experts and IT professionals support numerous initiatives within the spectrum of health informatics services, including highly successful projects involving bioinformatics, genomics, scientific computer modeling and simulation, public health paperless information management and program support, and grants management systems. ICF's health IT services encompass software engineering, systems integration, Web application development, database development and multi-dimensional analysis, systems operations, and maintenance and IT outsourcing.
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's Web site is http://www.icfi.com/.
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