$5.8M for Specialized R&D and Training Center
Innovative Productivity Inc., a non-profit corporation in Louisville, KY, received a $5.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for the operation of the McConnell Technology and Training Center (MTTC). Work will be performed in Louisville, KY and is expected to be complete by December 2006. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division, Louisville Detachment issued the contract (N63394-05-C-4001).
MTTC provides over 150 e-learning courses in a variety of areas that include computer technologies, business, human resources development and home/personal applications. They have also helped the U.S. Navy resolve nagging and costly shipboard problems through the insertion of commercial products and technologies. For example, MTTC has developed a number of Fleet maintenance reduction projects, and has a technology transfer program that works with the U.S. Navy, Department of Defense, universities and industry to identify innovative technologies, processes and concepts that reduce operating costs and increase productivity.