USFCR Blog

Navigating the Future of Federal Contracting and Digital Reputation Management

Feb 23, 2024 11:01:27 AM / by USFCR posted in News

USFCR stands as a beacon for businesses navigating the federal marketplace. With a track record of guiding over 300,000 businesses through the government registration process and securing billions in government contracts, USFCR's commitment to growth, client-centricity, and innovative marketing programs is unparalleled. Their expertise is recognized within federal departments and celebrated in national publications.

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Jillian Brunk - Special Service Case Manager

Feb 22, 2024 1:29:22 PM / by USFCR posted in Team

Jillian Brunk joined the US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) team in June 2023, bringing a deep-rooted passion for supporting small businesses and a desire to make a meaningful impact. A Florida native, Jillian's personal and professional life is a testament to their commitment to helping others and providing positive experiences.

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USDA Allocating Over $30,000,000 to Help Farmers and Ranchers Create Value-Added Products

Feb 7, 2024 9:29:02 AM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

According to Oregon State University, value-added products are “raw or pre-processed commodities whose value has been increased through the addition of ingredients or processed that make them more attractive to the buyer and/or readily usable by the consumer.” 1 Through this grant program, the USDA aims to assist various agricultural product producers in the creation and production of new consumer products. 

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U.S. Mission to Japan Opening Competition to Integrate Issues of Social Importance to the United States, Japan, and Indo-Pacific Region Through Video Games

Feb 7, 2024 9:28:27 AM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

Video games, according to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), are one of the most beloved pastimes in the United States, keeping over 62 percent of adults and 76 percent of kids engaged through various gaming mediums (mobile, console, PC, VR, etc).1 Also, a majority of players have stated the various benefits of playing video games, including expanding social circles through a welcoming and inclusive environment, introducing people to new friends and relationships, creating accessible experiences for those with different physical abilities, and being a way for parents to spend time with their children.2

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Exploring AI's Global Impact and Its Revolutionary Role in Federal Contracting

Feb 1, 2024 9:41:25 AM / by USFCR posted in News

Get ready! Artificial Intelligence (AI) is reshaping industries worldwide, marking a significant shift in technological capability. AI is about machines doing tasks that usually need human intelligence, like learning, problem-solving, perception, and decision-making. AI's game-changing aspect? Its ability to analyze vast data, learn, and make predictions or decisions. Look at its groundbreaking advancements:

  • Healthcare: AI brings personalized medicine, predictive diagnostics, and robotic surgeries.
  • Finance: It assists in algorithmic trading, fraud detection, and personalized banking.
  • Retail: AI boosts customer experience with tailored recommendations and inventory management.
  • Transportation: Key in developing autonomous vehicles and optimizing logistics.
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MedOne Pro, LLC DBA Curavetti Wins $23B Veterans Health Contract with USFCR's Aid

Feb 1, 2024 9:16:18 AM / by USFCR posted in News

MedOne Pro, LLC DBA Curavetti, in significant collaboration with Prometheus Federal Services, has been entrusted with a vital role in the Veterans Health Administration's $23 billion staffing program. This initiative, aimed at addressing staffing shortages, will directly benefit over 9 million veterans nationwide.

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2023 APP Review: Key Features for Easier Federal Contracting

Jan 24, 2024 5:08:00 PM / by USFCR posted in News

Welcome to a retrospective look at 2023, a pivotal year for the Advanced Procurement Portal (APP). But first, let's address a crucial question: What exactly is APP?

For those new to the platform, APP is a revolutionary tool designed by US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) to simplify and enhance the federal contracting process. It's a comprehensive, user-friendly portal that serves as a one-stop-shop for contractors seeking to navigate the complex world of government procurement.

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Ross Winn - Case Manager

Jan 23, 2024 10:28:52 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

 

Ross Winn, a dynamic member of the US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) team since January 4th, 2023, brings a unique blend of creativity and technical expertise. Originally from Nebraska, Ross has a rich history of adapting to various locales but ultimately calls Florida his home.

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2024 UPDATE: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0

Jan 23, 2024 9:45:52 AM / by USFCR posted in Guides, cmmc

In today's digital defense landscape, cybersecurity is not just a buzzword but a critical pillar of national security. The Department of Defense (DoD) recognizes this and has responded with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0, an evolution of the original CMMC framework. This initiative underscores the DoD's commitment to elevating cybersecurity standards across its supply chain.

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NIH Supports Biomedical Research by Developing Resources & Technologies to Enhance Animal Models

Jan 16, 2024 2:19:55 PM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

“Animal models are essential for several biomedical research fields such as cancer biology and therapeutics, neuroscience, pharmacology and toxicology, neurobiology of diseases, endocrinology, public health, palliative medicine, also, in studies in human and animal biology and for the discovery and testing of new drugs, vaccines, and other biologicals [...] Currently, these models address current research priorities, considered as those imposing major global threats to human and animal health.”
– Adriana Domínguez-Olivia, et al., 20231

The  National Institutes of Health (NIH), through the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is supporting biomedical research projects to improve the rigor, reproducibility, and translatability of animal models via the development and implementation of broadly applicable technologies, tools, and resources. This opportunity stresses that the proposed studies, resources, models, or technologies must either explore multiple organ systems or be applicable to diseases and processes impacting many organ systems and must address research interests of multiple NIH Institutes & Centers (IC’s).

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