Drodex is looking for opportunities in teaming, joint ventures and Mentor-Protégé programs.
Drodex was certified as a Participant in the US Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program on February 18, 2015. The term of participation in this program will end in 2025.
As a Certified 8(a) Disadvantaged Business Government Agencies can contract with Drodex directly using sole-source acquisition. SBA Certified 8(a) participants are allowed by Federal Law to receive sole-source contracts, up to a ceiling of $4 million for goods and services and $6.5 million for manufacturing. These opportunities help an 8(a) firm build their competitive and institutional know-how and strengthens and encourages the firm to participate in competitive acquisitions.
Sole source contracts are usually approved in a matter of days. Federal Agencies with a Small Business Program will understand how to guide their contracting officers, planners and engineers through the sole source contract program. Because the 8(a) program is a federal mandate, Federal Agencies get credit for the amount of work they issue to an 8(a), Disadvantaged Business, and Small Business. If this option is chosen, the steps typically followed are: