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NIH Awards ICF International New Contract for $60M

July 9, 2008

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) subsidiary, Z-Tech, a new contract, Electronic Research Administration (eRA)–Systems Engineering Support Services, for $60 million for five years. Z-Tech will provide systems engineering, architecture, requirements analysis, and other related IT support to the eRA program.

“Z-Tech is pleased to expand its longstanding support to the eRA program, which makes concrete and direct contributions to people’s lives via the use of state-of-the-art information technology,” said Paul Tardif, a senior vice president with the company. “We are committed to helping NIH achieve its mission to fund and support life-saving medical research.”

“This contract win reaffirms ICF’s position as a major provider of high-end IT services to the federal government, and it also enhances our ability to provide health information technology and grants management services,” said Ellen Glover, executive vice president.

eRA, a NIH mission-critical system, manages all of NIH’s grants processing and also supports other federal agencies. The system processes more than 80,000 grant applications per year and administers 55,000 research and non-research grants totaling $30 billion annually. eRA is used by over 150,000 federal staff and applicants at more than 9,500 institutions worldwide.

About Z-Tech and ICF International

With the addition of Z-Tech, ICF International now offers the services of an established leader in health information and health technology services. Z-Tech provides full life-cycle services in grants management, bioinformatics, scientific computing, modeling and simulation, software engineering, Web design and development, and health technology solutions. Together, ICF and Z-Tech have expanded capabilities to assist governments at all levels and private organizations to develop more effective health information technology, health communications, health policy analysis, and health information clearinghouses.

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.

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