Phone: (613) 236-6550
Ottawa, February 22, 2006... Northrop Grumman IT wishes to identify innovative Canadian organizations developing technologies and capabilities which are a strategic match with its business needs.
Northrop Grumman IT is one of the industry's premier technology leaders. Headquartered in McLean, Va., the company generates annual sales of approximately $5 billion and has more than 23,000 employees worldwide. It has a major presence in homeland security initiatives and is the No. 1 provider of security solutions to the federal government. It is also a leader in public safety systems and one of the world's largest suppliers of 911 First Responder Computer-Aided Dispatch systems. The company was recently selected as the lead for the wireless public safety network in New York City.
Additional information is available at http://www.it.northropgrumman.com/index.html
Northrop Grumman IT's overall goal is to identify global technology partnerships or new solutions that can help reduce cycle time or cost in providing cost effective solutions to its diverse customer base. Thus companies and organizations interested in technology collaboration should have somewhat mature technologies (Technology Readiness Level >3 : Concept / function already proven through analytical and experimental means).
Technology Focus List:
In terms of looking for partners and new solutions, areas of interest include: quality inspectors, wireless RF testing, wireless drive testing, network engineering, microwave engineering and installation, installation and maintenance, security assessment and vulnerability analysis, training (standup/CBT/simulation), documentation origination, hardware resellers. Other areas of ongoing interest include: intelligent video algorithms, alarm integration and management, identity management, cargo pre-inspection, rapid access control solutions, intelligent perimeter and intrusion control, information analysis.
Qualification of Interests and Next Steps:
CATA is undertaking this initiative on behalf of its partner, International Trade Canada and the Consulate General of Canada in New York.
Please take note that Collaboration opportunities with Rockwell Collins Inc. are open until February 28, 2006. See http://www.cata.ca/Media_and_Events/Press_Releases/cata_pr01310601.html for details.