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NCI Soliciting Contractors to Develop Data Center for CPTC Initiative

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The National Cancer Institute's Clinical Proteomic Technologies for Cancer Initiative has issued a presolicitation for contractors to develop and support a data center for the CPTC data center and portal.

The data center will be used in support of the second phase of the initiative, in which a collaborative team of six to eight Proteome Characterization Centers will molecularly characterize four to six tumor types.

The initiative aims to offer one award for a base period of one year plus four one-year options. Experience is required in informational technology management including system architecture, database development, deployment, and support.

The request for proposals will be available on June 17 and proposals will be due on July 18. The contract will be awarded on or before Sept. 29.

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