Johns Hopkins University $225M for engineering, development, and research capabilities.
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory LLC, Laurel, Maryland, was awarded a $225,000,000 ceiling, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee term and completion task orders contemplated for engineering, development, and research capabilities. This contract provides for establishing and maintaining an essential capability for engineering or developmental work calling for the practical application of investigative findings and theories of a scientific or technical nature. Work will be performed primarily in Laurel, Maryland, with an expected ordering completion date of November 2026. No funds are being obligated at the time of award; the minimum guaranteed amount will be obligated with the first task order. This contract was a sole-source acquisition. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (HR001122D0001).
Founded in 1876 with a $7 million bequest from its namesake, The Johns Hopkins University has established its reputation by molding itself in the image of a European research institution. While renowned for its School of Medicine, the private university offers 260 academic programs spanning fields of study including arts and sciences, business, and international studies. The university enrolls more than 24,000 full- and part-time students. Johns Hopkins has about a half-dozen campuses in Maryland and Washington, DC, as well as facilities in China and Italy. The student-teacher ratio is 13:1. The affiliated Johns Hopkins Health System provides health care from its three Baltimore-area hospitals.(www.dnb.com)