USmax awarded contract for USAID Science for Development Program Support.
USmax Corporation (“USmax”), a leading provider of Innovative Professional, Technical, and Enterprise IT services, has been awarded a five-year contract for Institutional Support Services in support of the USAID Science for Development Fellowship Program.
USmax will provide technical, administrative, communication, analytical, and professional support to recruit, train, and place Science for Development Fellows in USAID operating units, and partner with USAID’s bureau of Development, Democracy and Innovation (DDI), Innovation Technology and Research Hub (ITR) to create new linkages between higher education institutions (HEI’s) and their communities and USAID to integrate Fellows into USAID programming across technical sectors to improve development outcomes.
Said Erin Pak, CEO USmax Corporation, “Being entrusted with the Science for Development Program is a testament to USmax’s long standing partnership with USAID and our commitment to advancing global development. We are extremely excited to integrate vital scientific and technical expertise, from life and physical sciences to social sciences, engineering, and medicine at the PhD level or equivalent to USAID and enabling USAID to achieve its global development objectives”.
About USAID DDI and ITR
USAID Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI) is USAID’s central resource for providing world-class technical assistance to its Missions. USAID’s Innovation, Technology, and Research (ITR) Hub, formerly the U.S. Global Development Lab, leads USAID in experimentation and open innovation to transform development. ITR brings together diverse partners to transform how we save lives, reduce poverty, strengthen democratic governance, and help people solve their own development challenges.
About USmax Corporation
USmax Corporation is an award-winning SBA Certified Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Professional, Technical, and Enterprise IT Services firm. Our commitment to quality and continuous process improvement is demonstrated by our CMMI-SVC ML 3 appraisal, as well as ISO 9001:2015, ISO 20000-1:2018, and ISO 27001-2013 registrations. Our services are based on trust, quality, efficiency, and innovation to drive the mission of our federal and commercial customers.
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