Department of the Navy – Small Business Updates

Process | Connie Palucka| March 4, 2022

Understanding and Navigating Veteran Business Certification

Join the Department of the Navy – Office of Small Business Programs (DON OSBP). for a discussion on the Veterans First Verification Program which ensures set-aside funds are awarded to legitimate firms owned and controlled by Veterans and Service-Connected Disabled Veterans.  The speaker will be Mr. Curtis Mohler, PTAC Regional Program Manager with the University of Texas at San Antonio Procurement Technical Assistance Center.  During this session, participants will learn about Veterans First Verification Program eligibility requirements, terminology, processes and how the Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) verifies SDVOSBs & VOSBs according to the tenets found in Title 38 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 74 that address Veteran eligibility, ownership, and control. 
April 19, 2022, 1:00 PM Register Now

The Navy is Open for Business! A Small Business Showcase

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to pitch your innovative product, tool or idea for the sea services at the Navy is Open for Business event during Sea Air Space 2022..  Small businesses, as defined by the Small Business Administration, can submit an entry form which will be reviewed by the Department of the Navy (DON) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP).  We will select 10-12 companies with the most promising submissions.  Finalists will secure a 10-minute spot to present their idea to panelists and audience members.  

The submission deadline is March 11.  This event is open to the public. Please do not include or disclose any confidential or proprietary information during presentation. Disclaimer: Participation in this event is not a solicitation for any business opportunity, guarantee or promise of any award, contract, commitment or endorsement from the Department of the Navy.  
Tuesday, April 5th – Learn More

Save the Date! Small Business Cybersecurity Boot Camp

Small Business Cybersecurity Boot Camp.  The speaker is Mr. Aaron Bishop, Department of the Air Force Chief Information Security Officer.  Mr. Bishop will provide critical information to help businesses protect their data and networks, as well as protect sensitive Department of Defense (DoD) data.  He will also discuss the Air Force and Space Force Chief Information Security Officer’s Blue Cyber initiative for small business cybersecurity.  This event includes six, information-packed hours of specialists describing resources available to businesses which are already or are considering doing business with the U.S. Space Force, U.S. Air Force or DoD. 

March 16, 10:00 AM Register Now

Department of the Navy Contract Opportunity – Technology Services Organization (TSO) Business Information System Support Services

The Technology Services Organization (TSO) provides information technology support for software maintenance and operations of Financial Management and Human Resource Management Business Mission Area systems in support of the Deputy Commandant, Programs and Resources, and Deputy Commandant, Manpower and Reserve Affairs. TSO’s portfolio includes integrated Pay & Personnel, financial management, and accounting systems in support of the United States Marine Corps, Department of the Navy, and Department of Defense.  Its mission includes functional support for Business Information Systems (BIS), studies, assessments, consulting, program and project management, and the integration and maintenance of the networks upon which the supported BIS operate.

The purpose of this contract is to provide knowledge-based support services for the maintenance of highly complex, government-designed and owned enterprise-class business critical systems. The services to be acquired fall within the scope of software analysis, programming, debugging, software testing, software maintenance, software installation, help desk support and management, document conversion, risk management, software process improvement, quality assurance, system operations support, project management, system documentation, training, and maintenance of the systems, subsystems, and networks supported by TSO.

Learn more about this contract opportunity.