Latest Updates

Unique Entity Identifier Update

Government Transition from DUNS Number to New Unique Entity Identifier Will Occur on April 4, 2022 By April of 2022, the federal government will stop using the DUNS number to uniquely identify entities. At that point, entities doing business with the federal government will use a Unique Entity Identifier (SAM) created in SAM.gov. They will no … more »

Small Business Barriers with the Department of Defense

Sept. 8, 2021 Small businesses are the economic engine of our nation. They are our job creators, innovators and contribute daily to the mission of the Department of Defense (DoD). DoD is committed to increasing opportunities for small businesses, including those from underserved communities, to compete for defense contracts. As Deputy Secretary Hicks stressed in … more »

What Changed with beta.SAM.gov and SAM.gov

On May 24th, 2021, SAM.gov will merge with beta.SAM.gov, becoming one system. This milestonemarks the culmination of significant work with IAE system users and stakeholders across the boardwho all have helped create what will be the new SAM.gov. The new SAM.gov—that will now be muchmore than a registration system—incorporates customer-focused functionality changes, improving theoverall experience … more »

2020: A RECORD – BREAKING YEAR

Indiana PTAC Mission To generate employment and improve the general economic condition of the state by assisting Indiana companies including those eligible for preferential consideration in obtaining and performing under local, state, and federal government contracts. IndianaPTAC.com 2020 Growth $365.6M AWARDED INFEDERAL CONTRACTS +117% from 2019 4,567 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS AWARDED +27 from 2019 418 … more »

Purdue MEP and PTAC Complete FREE 20 Cyber Topics in 20 Weeks Webinar Series!

Many Indiana families are focused on remaining healthy during the COVID-19 crisis. Additionally, Indiana businesses are challenged to keep their business afloat as a result of the COVID-related loss of revenue. As a result, much of the Indiana Defense Industrial Base (DIB) has done little to prepare for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certifications (CMMC) which will soon … more »

Adranos Expanding Manufacturing Presence in Purdue Research Park

Plant will enable large-scale manufacturing of Adranos’s proprietary solid rocket fuel, ALITEC WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Feb. 3, 2021) – Adranos, a Purdue University-affiliated startup that has developed a high-performance, solid rocket fuel (ALITEC) for long-range missile and space launch systems, announced plans today to construct a new manufacturing facility at Purdue Research Park in West … more »