COVID-19 Update: At CIRAS, our mission is to Enhance the performance of industry through applied research, education, and technical assistance. During times of crisis, we do everything we can to continue serving Iowa industry while ensuring the health and safety of our team and your team. In line with current recommendations from public health officials, the CIRAS Procurement Technical Assistance team has begun working remotely. While we will continue to serve businesses, some of our services will be altered or delayed. Click here to see the status of CIRAS Operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Sell to the Government and Win Government Contracts
The CIRAS Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) helps Iowa businesses identify, compete for, and win government contracts. Our no-cost and nominal cost assistance comes in the form of teaching, mentoring, and coaching. We also provide clients with a complete set of tools to research and identify opportunities for selling their products or services to the government.
CIRAS government contracting specialists work with Iowa companies to understand the market potential of government procurement, reduce the barriers inherent to government contracting, and assist existing government contractors with market expansion.
CIRAS offers the following services in Government Contracting:
- Getting Started in Government Contracting
- Marketing to the Government
- Finding Opportunities
- Bid/Proposal Guidance
- Post Award Assistance
- Advanced Contracting Services
To be contacted by your Regional Government Contracting Specialist, submit a PTAC Request for Counseling.
To see a list of upcoming Government Contracting events, visit our events and workshops page.
To register for BidMatch emails, submit a BidMatch request form.
To find many required and helpful resources needed to pursue government contracts, see our Government Contracting Links page.
You can provide feedback on our PTAC services here.
This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.