civergyCivergy, the government technology contractor that acquired New West Technologies and BION Enterprises this year, has kicked off an open RFP to tap firms for PR, marketing and advertising.

The Landover, Md.-based company, led by CEO and retired Air Force Brigadier Gen. Mark Owen, wants to reach markets focused on SmartGrid energy, cybersecurity, national laboratories' R&D, and intelligence software. Civergy is focusing on firms with experience in forming strategic partnerships with government sector organizations, especially gov't services and tech firms.

PR firms receiving the RFP include APCO Worldwide, Linhart PR, MSLGroup-Qorvis, MWW, Ogilvy PR and Weber Shandwick, among others, although any agency is open to pitch.

Proposals are due April 30.

View the RFP (link).