4 February 2015: IERUS Technologies Inc. is pleased to announce the IERUS – Lockheed Martin team has been selected as a Nunn-Perry Award winner. The Nunn-Perry Award honors DoD-sponsored Mentor-Protégé teams that show outstanding development of the Protégé company. IERUS and Lockheed Martin entered the Missile Defense Agency (MDA)-funded Mentor-Protégé relationship in September of 2012. The team’s developmental program focus has included planning, AS9100 Quality Management System certification, and earned value management among other areas. “This award recognizes the hard work put in by the IERUS and Lockheed Martin Team to develop IERUS into a well-rounded supplier of defense products and services,” said IERUS President Dr. Jason Keen. “We are honored to be a partner with a company with the heritage and capabilities of Lockheed-Martin. We hope to continue our relationship, finding new opportunities to bring value to our customers and capability to the warfighter.” The Nunn-Perry Awards are presented to honor Mentor-Protégé teams who have excelled in the areas of technical assistance, returns on investment, quality, and Protégé development. According to Kenyata Wesley, Deputy Director, Technology and Innovation, Office of Small Business Programs, competition is extremely keen every year, and this year was no exception. Wesley reviewed every submission and considered the merits of each proposal prior to selecting and forwarding this year’s winners to OSBP. IERUS will receive the award March 12, 2015 at the Mark Center in Alexandria Virginia.