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Jeeva Informatics was awarded “Bioscience Company of the Year”

May 09, 2014

Jeeva ("Life") Informatics Solutions LLC is a cloud-based Genomics and Bioinformatics solutions provider founded in Jan 2013 by a Bioinformatician turned serial entrepreneur Dr. Harsha Rajasimha based in Montgomery County, Maryland. Jeeva pioneers in providing "On-Demand Virtual Bioinformatics solutions" to life science customers faced with data deluge from next-generation sequencing platforms such as Illumina. Utilizing the Amazon elastic cloud infrastructure, Jeeva offers genomics bigdata management/analysis/interpretation services to clinical and agricultural customers. Jeeva is a Maryland state certified Minority Business Enterprise / Disadvantaged Business Enterprise small business focused on providing best value contracting and subcontracting solutions to the federal, state and county government agencies.

As of Jan 2014, all of Jeeva’s clinical projects have been transitioned into Strand Life Sciences. Jeeva will remain focused on general Bio-IT, Federal contracting and Agrigenomics applications.
New Release from Montgomery County, Maryland May 9, 2014

Montgomery County Department of Economic Development Honors Local Businesses at 2014 Montgomery County Small Business Awards

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett today joined Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development Director Steve Silverman, and District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington Metropolitan Area Office, Antonio Doss to kick-off the 2nd Annual Montgomery County Small Business Awards at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.

"Our dynamic and diverse small business community contributes so much to Montgomery County’s vibrant economy,” said Leggett. “Today’s event is one small- but- important way we can say thank you, not just for being here but for driving the economy, growing jobs and being a vital part of the community.”

The event featured 11 categories, with awards presented to local Montgomery County companies that have demonstrated innovation and creativity and have made positive contributions to the greater community over the last year.

Award winners were:

• Bioscience Company of the Year – Jeeva Informatics
• Hospitality Company of the Year – Comfort Inn Shady Grove
• Information Technology Company of the Year - AQUAS, Inc.
• Start Up Business of the Year – KCRN Research
• Veteran-Owned Business of the Year – TISTA Science & Technology
• Montgomery County Innovation Network Company of the Year – Cobb Systems Group
• Workforce Development Company of the Year - ecobeco
• Nonprofit of the Year – Girls on the Run of Montgomery County
• Small Business Award (1-10 Employees) – United Solutions
• Small Business Award (11-50 Employees) – TCS Associates
• Small Business Award (51-200 Employees) – Valbin Corporation

A special Mentor of the Year Award was presented to Jerry Kaiz, ALF Consulting.

“This recognition of small business is well deserved,” said Silverman. “Across every sector, from woman- to veteran-owned and from two to 42 employees, Montgomery County’s small businesses contribute so much to our local economy and, in turn, to the outstanding quality of life found here.”

Small businesses comprise the heart of the County’s business community, with 96 percent of the 33,000-plus having fewer than 49 employees.

More information on all of the 2014 winners and this year’s event is available at


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