GSA Awards Inoventures' JV with the 8(a) STARS III AWARD
The General Services Administration (GSA) awards Inoventures' JV SciMetrika Scope with the 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resource for Services (STARS) III Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). 8(a) STARS III is an Office of Management and Budget (OMB) designated Best-in-Class (BIC) Multiple Award, Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (MA-IDIQ) contract, with a $50 Billion ceiling during a five-year base plus a three-year option ordering period, to provide information technology (IT) services and IT services-based solutions across government agencies.
The primary North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for the Master Contract is designated as 541512, Computer Systems Design Services. Requirements that align with other IT services NAICS codes are within the scope of the STARS III GWAC. These NAICS codes include, but are not limited to 541511, 541513, 541519, 518210. Examples of work to be performed relative to Order requirements includes:
Information and Communications Technology
IT Operations and Maintenance
IT Security / IT workforce augmentation
The 8(a) STARS III contract also provides two scope sub-areas. Scope Sub-Area 1: Emerging Technology-Focused IT Services, which include but are not limited to:
Artificial Intelligence (including Machine Learning, Deep Learning/Neural Networks, Natural Language Generation)
Blockchain / Distributed Ledger
Robotic Process Automation
Virtual Reality (including Augmented Reality, Extended Reality, Mixed Reality)
Scope Sub-Area 2: Provides for IT services-based solutions to be performed outside the contiguous United States (OCONUS).
Inoventures' CEO Ms. Meena Krishnan said “This award further expands Inoventures’ comprehensive array of Federal government-wide best in class vehicles such as GSA MAS 54151S, MAS 54151HEAL, CDC ICRA, CDC APHIR to mention a few.” Inoventures’ is a CMMI ML3 for Development, ISO 900:2015 certified company.