Harris Corporation Awarded $37 Million Contract by National Cancer Institute’s Center for Cancer Research

Top Quote Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a $37 million recompete contract by the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Cancer Research (NCI CCR). End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 04, 2011 - The contract, which includes one base year and four one-year options, continues Harris’ twenty-nine year legacy of providing comprehensive clinical data management for the National Cancer Institute’s intramural clinical trials program.

    Under the contract, Harris will continue to provide the expertise that has consistently enabled increased data volume capacity and upheld high data quality within funding expectations under past contracts. Specific tasks include clinical data management, quality assurance and control, clinical audit and monitoring of clinical trials for safety and compliance, and maintenance and enhancement of research databases and systems.

    "The Harris team has consistently delivered increased data accuracy and improved program efficiencies over its twenty-nine years of experience with the National Cancer Institute," said Dan Pearson, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Harris Corporation. "Harris will continue to evolve and implement enhanced processes, procedures, training, and technologies to deliver accurate, timely clinical data management support in full compliance with federal regulations."

    The Harris team includes subcontractor Asclepius Solutions, Inc., and is comprised of medical doctors, research professionals, and IT specialists. This contract was awarded under the National Institutes of Health’s CIO-SP2i government-wide acquisition contract vehicle.

    About Harris Corporation
    Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $6 billion of annual revenue and more than 16,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.

    Contact Information:

    Jackie Berger
    Harris IT Services
    jackie.berger ( @ ) harris dot com

    Jim Burke
    Harris Corporation
    jim.burke ( @ ) harris dot com

    Forward-Looking Statements
    This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management’s current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about the expected value of the program to Harris are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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