KUOW Region of Boom series features stories on how the new Fast Ferry could impact Bremerton

Bremerton bets on a fast ferry. Will Seattleites? By Carolyn Adolph • Jun 14, 2017 KUOW Photo/Carolyn Adolph Bremerton hopes to be the next bedroom community for Seattle. The mayor is promoting the city, and developers are building places for people to live. From submarines to cyber warfare, Bremerton sticks to the mission and keeps its mouth shut By Joshua McNichols • Jun 14, 2017 […] Read more »

Promoting Kitsap County at the Paris International Air Show!

 KADA joins Washington delegation for pre-Paris Air Show tour of Toulouse aerospace region!    The Kitsap Aerospace & Defense Alliance (KADA) is in Paris among the Washington State Delegation to promote development opportunities in Kitsap County.Charlotte Garrido, Commissioner, Kitsap County; John Powers, Executive Director, Kitsap Economic Development Alliance; Axel Strakeljahn, Commissioner, Port of Bremerton; and Tim Thomson, Captain USN (ret), who along with Powers, co-chairs the KADA […] Read more »

KEDA PTAC – Upcoming Events!

Contracting Coffee Hour tomorrow, June 7th from 7:30-9am! Kitsap Economic Development Alliance Drop in for Help with Your Government Contracting Questions!  KEDA hosts a monthly Contracting Coffee Hour – an open forum for businesses with questions about contracting with the government, on the first Wednesday of each month. This is your opportunity to meet with  contracting experts, network with other contractors,  discuss common issues/problems, get your contracting questions answered, […] Read more »

Bloomberg Government’s Top 20 Federal Opportunities in Fiscal 2017

BLOOMBERG GOVERNMENT Bloomberg Government has identified the top 20 opportunities for which a final request for proposal may be released in fiscal 2017, which ends on Sept. 30. The analysis finds: The 20 major federal opportunities total $196 billion The Defense Department has 11 opportunities; civilian agencies have nine Despite parity in the number of opportunities, the Defense Department has the most lucrative deals with […] Read more »

Biz Opps: SBIR 17.2 and STTR 17.B Now Open for Proposal Submission

The DOD SBIR 17.2 & STTR 17.B Broad Agency Announcement is Open for Proposal Submission TODAY, May 23, 2017 You may now submit your Phase I proposals for the open SBIR 17.2 and STTR 17.B Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) through the DOD SBIR/STTR proposal submission website at https://sbir.defensebusiness.org. All proposals for this Announcement must be received by 8:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Important Dates: […] Read more »

Intensive SBIR/STTR Workshop: NIH Focus

 Life Science Washington presents a FREE one day seminar on applying for SBIR/STTR FUNDING on June 6th, Seattle, WA       REGISTER NOW! During this 1-day session focused on the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Becky Aistrup, M.B.A; Managing Partner, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc)will cover program essentials and how to compete for funding. Her presentation will include current information on SBIR/STTR programs, strategies for targeting […] Read more »

Biz Opps: DOD SBIR 17.2 & STTR 17.B Broad Agency Announcements Pre-Release on April 21, 2017

The DOD SBIR 17.2 and the STTR 17.B Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) have been pre-released on the DOD SBIR/STTR Small Business Portal. You may now view the topics and ask technical questions through SITIS: https://sbir.defensebusiness.org/topics. DOD BAA/Solicitation Changes: Please note the new BAA close time! The closing time to submit proposals has been changed from 6:00 a.m. ET to 8:00 p.m. ET on the closing day […] Read more »

Marketing to the Government : What to Give Government Buyers & Primes

DATE CHANGE! Now scheduled for Tuesday, April 25th! Marketing: What to give to Government Buyers and Primes? How does Social Media work in government contracting? Marketing to the public sector is different than marketing to corporate America. This class will help you understand what government buyers and prime contractors want to see from you. Get the tools you need to be successful! The class is […] Read more »

News & Events for April 2017

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Navy yard, bases not greatly affected by hiring freeze

Ed Friedrich, Kitsap Sun , KING BREMERTON, Wash. — President Trump’s federal hiring freeze has not burdened the Kitsap Navy. Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, after a pause, went right back to hiring, and hasn’t caught up to other programs. The freeze was imposed on Jan. 23 for roughly 90 days for the Office of Management and Budget and Office of Personnel Management to develop a […] Read more »