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Whether you are looking to contract with ORAU on work for your organization or agency, or supply our organization with your products and services, we want to talk to you.

ORAU is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization that has been working with government agencies, universities, and corporate entities since 1946. We regularly team with a broad range of customers and partners to pursue opportunities of mutual interest.

The following are ways in which you can establish a working relationship with us:

  • Direct contract with ORAU
    If you have a request for proposals that you’d like us to consider, or if you have questions about how to obtain ORAU’s services, please contact ORAU Business Development.
  • Task orders through a variety of major contract vehicles
    For your convenience, we have provided information on our major contract vehicles that may help you initiate work with us more quickly and easily.
  • Strategic Partnership Projects under ORAU’s contract to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy
    Work performed for other agencies under the ORISE contract is subject to DOE approval, must be consistent with or complement the missions of DOE and ORISE, and must not place ORISE in direct competition with the private sector.
  • Procurement
    ORAU’s procurement department also acquires and contracts equipment, services and realty. If you are a supplier of products and services that may be of benefit to ORAU operations or facilities, please contact us or learn more about our procurement process.
  • Small Business Office
    If your organization is designated as a small business; small disadvantaged business; 8(a) firm;HUBZone small business; woman-owned small business; veteran-owned small business; service-disabled, veteran-owned small business; or other type of small or minority-owned business, please contact our Small Business office for information about conducting business with us.
Wanda Gamble: Committed to a winning culture

Wanda Gamble: Committed to a winning culture

ORAU welcomed Wanda Gamble as our new vice president for business development, and we quickly learned she has an infectious passion for people and a savvy head for business. As a driving force behind ORAU’s brand, Wanda is bringing people together to support and enhance our customers’ missions. In this feature, she shares her winning attitude and commitment to business growth and prosperous partnerships at ORAU.

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If you have questions about these how to do business with us, contact the ORAU Business Development Office at 865.241.7633 or

If you have questions about contracting vehicles, contact the ORAU Contracts Administration Office at 865.576.7618 or

For information about ORAU’s Procurement Services, contact the ORAU Procurement Office at 865.576.3049 or p&