“Perspecta Inc., a leading U.S. government services provider, announced today that it was awarded a prime contract on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Geospatial Research, Analysis, and Services Program (GRASP). The five-year, single award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract represents new work for the company and has a ceiling value of $40 million. To date, Perspecta has been awarded 11 task orders on the contract totaling approximately $14.2 million.”
“On the GRASP contract, Perspecta will support the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and CDC/ATSDR public health partners to respond to public health threats using spatial data analysis and communication capabilities to effectively analyze location and health information. Additionally, Perspecta will be responsible for linking geographic information system (GIS) science analytics, technology and visualization capabilities to public health initiatives…”
“Perspecta will be taking a multidisciplinary approach to spatially analyze data, which will help the CDC protect against public health threats while also supporting public health research for the preparedness and prevention of future threats. Specifically, the company will combine geospatial science—including epidemiology, geospatial statistics and environmental modeling—with IT expertise in data management, analytics, application development and project coordination to meet the GIS needs of the GRASP program.” Read the full press release here.
Source: Perspecta Awarded Contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to Benefit Public Health – December 11, 2018. Perspecta.