FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX), a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions to government organizations and commercial clients, today announced it has won a contract from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to provide scientific peer review services. The contract is worth $16.2 million over five years, if all options are exercised. Work on the contract began July 1, 2009.
Under the contract, SRA provides CPRIT with scientific peer review support and grants management services for both research and prevention grants. Specific expertise will be provided in the areas of scientific management, IT solutions, and meetings planning and execution and will primarily be delivered out of SRA's Frederick, Md., office.
"CPRIT is a new client for SRA and will set the example for other states conducting cancer research and providing grants to scientists," said SRA Health and Civil Services Senior Vice President Max Hall. "We plan to bring our 20 years of proven scientific rigor and expertise to the overall solution of grants management for CPRIT."
CPRIT is the state agency mandated by the Texas Legislature to create and expedite innovation in the area of cancer research and in enhancing the potential for a medical or scientific breakthrough in the prevention of cancer and cures for cancer; to attract, create, or expand research capabilities of public or private institutions of higher education and other public or private entities that will promote a substantial increase in cancer research and in the creation of high-quality new jobs in this state; and to develop and implement the Texas Cancer Plan.
About SRA International, Inc.
SRA and its subsidiaries are dedicated to solving complex problems of global significance for government organizations serving the national security, civil government and global health markets. Founded in 1978, the company and its subsidiaries have expertise in such areas as air surveillance and air traffic management; cyber security; disaster response planning; enterprise resource planning; environmental strategies; IT systems, infrastructure and managed services; logistics; public health preparedness; public safety; strategic management consulting; systems engineering; and wireless integration.
FORTUNE((R)) magazine has chosen SRA as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" for ten consecutive years. The company and its subsidiaries employ more than 6,900 employees serving clients from headquarters in Fairfax, Va., and offices around the world. For additional information on SRA, please visit www.sra.com.
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