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Contractor: Science Applications International Corp
Science Applications International Corp (SAIC), San Diego, Calif., was awarded on Dec. 10, 2008, a $14,916,344 cost plus fixed price contract for research, SAIC proposal entitled: “An Integrated and Economic Approach to make JP-8 from Algae.” The primary objective of the “Biofuels”- Cellulosic and Algal Feedstock’s” program is to develop the technical capability, commercial algae production experience, resources, and commitment to demonstrate and ultimately commercialize the affordable production of JP-8 surrogate fuel from algal feedstock. Work will be performed in SAIC, Vienna, Va., Minnetonka, M.N., Albuquerque, N.M., Houston, Texas, Baltimore, Md., Austin, Texas, Irvine, Calif., Imperial, Texas, Des Plaines, Ill., and Grand Forks, N.D., with an estimated completion date of Mar. 10, 2010. Bids solicited were via Broad Agency Announcement and seventeen bids were received. Defense Advanced Research Projects, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (HR0011-09-C-0033).
Total Contract Value: $14,916,344