Optimal Wins MIPS Grant to Develop Virtual Collaborative System in Health Care
Date: July 15, 2011
Location: College Park, MD
The Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program has awarded Optimal Solutions Group, LLC (Optimal) a $70,000 grant for the development of a virtual collaborative system in health care. The funding is in partnership with the University of Maryland Computer Science Department and Purdue University. Optimal is anticipating additional grants to develop a robust toolset for collaboration networks. This is grant is a pivotal step in Optimal’s strategic plan to expand its real time framework and tools.
Optimal is seeking to obtain the additional grants for initiatives such as agent-based modeling, social media analytics, integration of open source and existing commercial-off-the-shelf software in the company’s research disciplines of health, education, workforce development and housing/economic development/transportation.