Northern Light, provider of strategic research portals, business research content, and search technology to global enterprises, launched a hosted market research portal specifically geared to help companies identify sales opportunities with federal, state, and local governments throughout the United States. The SinglePoint Government Opportunities Edition indexes government buying intention announcements, reports, and news stories from research sources specializing in government procurement. Powered by Northern Light’s search engine, SinglePoint Government Opportunities Edition provides a search index of targeted government RFIs, RFPs, and contract awards. SinglePoint features MI Analyst, an application designed specifically for market intelligence, market research, and product research. Another option, SinglePoint Connects, is a series of "Web 2.0" capabilities that enables users to collaborate online in a variety of ways within the portal environment.