SIMBA Chain and AFICC form historic partnership to streamline federal access to blockchain solutions
SOUTH BEND, Ind., January 25, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Air Force Installation Contracting Center (AFICC) and SIMBA Chain have formed a historic partnership through a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) that allows federal agencies to access SIMBA Chain’s Phase III Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) capacities via AFICC.
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Through the new BOA, which extends to March 2024, federal customers seeking detailed data support for decision making can quickly access SIMBA Chain’s state-of-the-art web3 development platform. The proprietary software enables users to build highly reliable and versatile blockchain-based applications using traditional programming practices.
SIMBA Chain is effectively used by companies and public organizations to develop applications for areas such as:
Supply Chain Management
In the words of Bryan Ritchie, CEO of SIMBA Chain, “This BOA is a game-changer for federal agencies as it streamlines the process of accessing SIMBA Chain’s Phase III SBIR capabilities. We have enjoyed working with AFICC to establish this BOA and appreciate their efforts to make sophisticated blockchain technology available to all federal agencies.”
Since its establishment, SIMBA Chain has been at the forefront of developing cutting-edge blockchain solutions for various branches of the US military, federal departments and companies such as Boeing. These solutions have proven to be highly effective in streamlining the supply chain, increasing accountability and strengthening financial oversight, while reducing costs associated with intermediaries and development. With the recent award of BOA, an even wider range of government agencies will be able to improve their operations and gain unparalleled visibility into their supply chains and financial operations.
Incubated at the University of Notre Dame in 2017, SIMBA Chain (short for Simple Blockchain Applications) is a fully integrated development platform that government agencies use to bridge and connect to Web3. SIMBA Blocks are at the heart of this offering, abstracting the complexity of blockchain development to make Web3 accessible to everyone.
SIMBA Blocks is a fully integrated platform that addresses the unique challenges of authorities when implementing blockchain-based solutions. From resilient information sharing and rapid decision-making to military supply chains, SIMBA’s exceptional network performance and robust security features safeguard government computing systems.
The robust platform delivers a low-configuration environment that automatically generates REST APIs that can be connected to smart contracts on multiple blockchain protocols. With the ability to choose and migrate between public, private and hybrid chains, governments can optimize their blockchain applications while future-proofing Web3 investments. Most importantly, as a government-proven platform, SIMBA Blocks ensures that blockchain-based applications interact seamlessly with legacy systems across public and private domains. Learn more: https://simbachain.com/industries/government/
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