FedScoop: NIH awards Palantir further contract for COVID-19 data enclave

“The National Institutes of Health wants Palantir to continue providing a secure, cloud-based data enclave for COVID-19 clinical research with an increased focus on long COVID, the company announced Monday.”

NIH‘s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences awarded Palantir a new indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract raising the ceiling to $59.5 million over two years…”

“We are very excited to continue our work with NCATS and the research community to support this critical resource in the fight against COVID-19, as well as to study long COVID and potentially other diseases that pose major public health challenges,” said Akash Jain, Palantir USG president, in the announcement.”

“N3C is made up of more than 70 institutions, and its data enclave now consists of more than 8 million records from 65 of them. Palantir’s software integrates siloed data sources into a common environment, where access by more than 1,000 internal and external researchers, who can form cross-institute research teams, is controlled…” Read the full article here.

Source: NIH awards Palantir further contract for COVID-19 data enclave – By Dave Nyczepir, October 5, 2021. FedScoop.

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