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Registration Closed COGNOSANTE | Business Engagement Center In-Person Event



in collaboration with

VA OSDBU - Direct Access Program

Business Engagement Center (BEC) Event



Date: Friday,  March 31, 2023

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm (EST)

Location: 801 I Street NW | Washington DC  20001


ABOUT Cognosante BEC Event.pdf

Cognosante Corp Fact Sheet.pdf

Cognisante Procurement Decision Makers (PDMs) will host in-person one-on-one sessions to meet new small business partners for future teaming opportunities.

Registration will close at NOON March 17th

Note: Registration does not guarantee a session.

Selections are at the sole discretion of the host. 


About the host:

Cognosante’s innovative and transformative solutions create a healthier and safer America. By improving access to care, delivery of care, safety and security, and health equity, Cognosante is on a mission to transform government services for the citizens who 

need it most. 


Cognosante’s mission informs their market focus, business strategy, investments, and culture. The support Cognosante delivers to their Federal and State customers ultimately serves Veterans, active military and their families, seniors, under-resourced families, persons with disabilities, and physicians and hospitals. 


 Selections are based on business capabilities to meet the following requirements:

Community of Interest: 

Information Technology and Services, pertains to the development, maintenance, and use of computer systems, software, and networks for the processing and distribution of data.  The products and services may include information protection; Enterprise Architecture; customized I.T. services; asset management or procurement; enterprise application development, and testing applications.  


Applicable NAICS:            




Computing Infrastructure Providers, Data Processing, Web Hosting, and Related Services


All Other Information Services


Engineering Services


Custom Computer Programming Services


Computer Systems Design Services


Computer Facilities Management Services


Other Computer Related Services


Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services


Other Management Consulting Services


All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services


Professional and Management Development Training



  1. Enterprise IT
  2. Eligibility & Enrollment
  3. Public Health Surveillance
  4. Telehealth
  5. Interoperability
  6. Data Science
  7. Customer Experience
  8. Clinical Performance

Target Outreach | Federal Socio-Economic Classifications:

  • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
  • Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)
  • Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone)
  • 8(a)
  • Minority-Owned
  • Small Business
  • Large Business


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