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9.7. What is the Federal Information Exchange, Inc.?

Federal Information Exchange, Inc. (FIE) is an online information services company offering database services, software development, and technical support to the government, private sector, and academic communities.

FIE provides a link between the federal government and educational institutions for the electronic transfer of information. In 1989, with a grant from the Department of Energy, FIE implemented DOEINFO system, converting and expanding it into the current FEDIX system with eleven participating agencies.

FEDIX provides instant access to federal agency information on research programs, contract information, educational programs and services, equipment grants, procurement notices, minority opportunities, and more.

FIE can be reached at Telnet: (port 23). Gopher: URL:

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