Existing Other Transaction (OT) Consortia

 

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Cornerstone Consortium

Government Sponsor: OSD Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy via Manufacturing Resiliency and Assurance Office, and Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment (IBAS) Program

Consortium Management Entity: US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command – Chemical Biological Center 

Consortium Focus/Mission: A modern Industrial Base that integrates traditional and emerging sectors to respond at will to National Security Requirements. Accelerate research, development, prototyping, demonstration, qualification, and integration of manufacturing capabilities and capacities into the U.S. Industrial Base and supply chains to strengthen the resiliency and assurance of a robust manufacturing innovation ecosystem to improve U.S. competitiveness. 

Technology Focus Areas
  • Area 1: Aircraft
  • Area 2: Radar and Electronics Warfare
  • Area 3: Shipbuilding
  • Area 4: Ground Vehicles
  • Area 5: Soldier Systems
  • Area 6: Space
  • Area 7: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, & Nuclear (CBRN)
  • Area 8: Materials Industry
  • Area 9: Machine Tools
  • Area 10: Cyber for the Industrial Base
  • Area 11: Optics
  • Area 12: Advanced Technology & Advanced Manufacturing
  • Area 13: Electronics
  • Area 14: Command, Control, Communications, & Computers (C4)
  • Area 15: Munitions & Missiles
  • Area 16: Industrial Base & Manufacturing Skills
  • Area 17: Trusted Capital
  • Area 18: Other
  • Area 19: Special Operations Forces (SOF) Operational Requirements

Who Can Join?
U.S. traditional and non-traditional defense contractors, small businesses, private equity firms, academic institutions, and
Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs). Foreign participation on a case-by-case basis.

Cost to Join?
No fee

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the Cornerstone Consortium

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Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Consortium

Government Sponsor: DoD Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD)

Consortium Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Prototype new technologies related to Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Technology Focus Areas
  • WMD Consequence Management and Hazard Mitigation
  • Threats and Vulnerabilities Awareness, Counter-Proliferation Technologies and Capabilities
  • Arms Control Technologies
  • Chemical, Biological Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN)
  • Fundamental Science, Research and Development, and Experimentation of Emerging Technologies

Who Can Join?
U.S. companies or U.S.-based affiliates of foreign companies, academia, non-profit entities.

Cost to Join?
$250 annual membership fee

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the CWMD Consortium

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Defense Electronics Consortium (DEC)

Government Sponsor: Department of Defense, facilitated by the Cornerstone Consortium

Consortium Management Firm: U.S. Partnership for Assured Electronics

Consortium Focus/Mission: Strengthen the economic and force posture of the U.S. defense electronics industrial base and provide the DoD with deeper insights and connections to the U.S. electronics industry while providing industry with greater access to DoD opportunities.

Technology Focus Areas

Address the defense risks created by the contraction of the U.S. electronics manufacturing sector over the last 20 years. Participants may include:

  • Companies that make printed circuit boards, microelectronics, cable harnesses, and connectors, and other components
  • Companies that assemble electronic systems and those that provide materials and equipment for manufacture and assembly

Who Can Join?
Small & medium-sized innovators, traditional and non-traditional defense contractors, academia, non-profit/not-for-profit research institutions.

Cost to Join?
$500 – $50,000. USPAE assesses membership fees based on a company’s revenue. Learn more here

Current Members (not public) | Current Opportunities | Join the DEC

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DoD Ordnance Technology Consortium (DOTC)

Government Sponsor: DoD in partnership with the National Armaments Consortium (NAC)

Consortium Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Enhance our Warfighter’s lethality, survivability and combat effectiveness by facilitating the industrial and academic research, development, and technology demonstrations needed to advance and expand our military technological superiority.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Ammunition
  • Demilitarization
  • Directed Energy Warfare
  • Enabling Technologies
  • Energetic Materials
  • Fuses
  • Joint Enhanced Munitions
  • Protection & Survivability
  • Rockets, Missiles, & Bombs
  • Sensors & Sensor Systems
  • Warheads Lethal Mechanisms
  • Weapon Systems

Who Can Join?
U.S. companies or U.S.-based affiliates of foreign companies and academia. Access to all opportunities provided through DOTC and Aviation & Missile Technology Consortium (AMTC) as NAC member.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual membership fee

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the DOTC

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Medical CBRN Defense Consortium (MCDC)

Government Sponsor: DoD Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD)

Consortium Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Advanced development efforts to support the DoD’s medical pharmaceutical and diagnostic requirements as related to enhancing the mission effectiveness of military personnel.

Technology Focus Areas

Detection, prevention, and treatment of CBRN threats. Examples include:

  • Therapeutic MCM prototypes targeting viral, bacterial, and biological toxins and MCM enabling technologies
  • Single and multiple-drug autoinjector delivery devices
  • Vaccine-manufacturing platforms
  • Prototypes for the prophylaxis, treatment and diagnosis of CBRN threats, including Acute Radiation Syndrome and chemical nerve agents
  • Systems to increase the speed, accuracy, and confidence of agent identification and disease diagnosis
  • Advanced development and manufacturing capabilities

Who Can Join?
U.S. companies or U.S.-based affiliates of foreign companies and academia.

Cost to Join?
$250 annual membership fee

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the MCDC

National Advanced Mobility Consortium (NAMC)

Government Sponsor: Defense Mobility Enterprise (DME)

Consortium Management Entity: Acquisition Management Office (AMO) at the Detroit Arsenal and member-led Consortium.

Consortium Focus/Mission: Provide the Government with ready, quality access to the broadest population of U.S. ground vehicle system (GVS), sub-system, and component technology developers and providers in a competitive environment to expedite the innovation, development, and production of new GVS capabilities for U.S. Warfighters.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Architecture, Security, and Modularity
  • Autonomy
  • Collaboration
  • External Systems
  • Fuels & Lubes
  • Mobility
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Petroleum & Water Systems
  • Platforms
  • Powertrain
  • Survivability
  • Testing & Evaluation

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional, large and small, for-profit companies, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations with a presence in the U.S. who are focused on the development of manned and unmanned autonomy-enabled military solutions and their emerging technologies.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual dues

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the NAMC

National Spectrum Consortium (NSC)

Government Sponsor: Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering (R&E)

Consortium Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Foster collaboration between Government, Industry, and Academia to identify, develop, and demonstrate the enabling technologies necessary to broaden the military and commercial access to and use of the electromagnetic spectrum for 5G and beyond.

Technology Focus Areas
  • 5G
  • Internet of Things
  • Autonomous Material Transport
  • Smart Warehouses
  • Wearables
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Cloud Computing
  • Edge Computing
  • Smart Depots and Bases
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Autonomous Ships
  • Health Status Monitoring
  • Virtual/Augmented Reality
  • Remote Surgery
  • Instant Translation
  • Dynamic Spectrum Sharing
  • MIMO
  • Beamforming

Who Can Join?
Industry, academic research institutions, and non-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual dues

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the NSC

University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics (UCAH)

Government Sponsor: Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (R&E) and Joint Hypersonics Transition Office

Consortium Management Firm: Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Collaborative network of universities working with government, industry, national laboratories, federally funded research centers, and existing university affiliated research centers to deliver the innovation and workforce needed to advance modern hypersonic flight systems in support of national defense.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Materials, structures, and thermal protection systems
  • Guidance, navigation, and control
  • Air-breathing propulsion
  • Hypersonic environments and phenomenology
  • Applied aerothermodynamics and hypersonic systems
  • Lethality and energetics

Who Can Join?
Domestic universities, with participation limited to U.S. citizens. U.S. Government may clear and authorize foreign participation from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom prior to membership on a case-by-case basis. Non-voting engagement (affiliate membership) by industry and other entities, such as national labs, UARCs, and FFRDCs is permitted by the contract agreement with the U.S. Government.

Cost to Join?
No fee

Current University Members | Current Affiliate Members | Current Opportunities | Join the UCAH

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Vertical Lift Consortium (VLC)

Government Sponsor: Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (R&E)

Consortium Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Develop and transition innovative vertical lift technologies to rapidly and affordably meet warfighter needs.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Aeromechanics
  • Rotocraft Structures
  • Vehicle Management Systems
  • Rotocraft Subsystems
  • Transmissions & Drives Systems
  • Engines & Motors
  • Other Power Sources
  • Survivability
  • Teaming & Autonomy
  • Human Systems Interfaces
  • Avionics & Networks Communications
  • Engagement & Effects
  • Operations Support & Sustainment
  • Flight Operations
  • Aerial Systems Concept Evaluation
  • System Effectiveness Analysis

Who Can Join?
U.S. companies, firms, organizations, institutions, or other entities organized or existing under the laws of the United States, its territories, or possessions.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual fee

Current MembersCurrent Opportunities | Join the VLC

 

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AFLCMC Consortium Initiative (ACI) – a SOSSEC Other Transaction Agreement 

Government Sponsor: Air Force Lifecycle Management Center (AFLCMC)

Consortium Management Firm: System of Systems Consortium (SOSSEC), inc. 

Consortium Focus/Mission: Research, development, test, and evaluation within prototyping projects of the AFLCMC mission sets.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Weapon System and Commercial Derivative Aircraft Platforms
  • Battle Management
  • Simulators
  • Human Systems
  • Clothing/Uniforms
  • Business Enterprise Systems
  • Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, and Networks
  • Armament
  • Support Equipment and Vehicles
  • Automatic Test Systems
  • Electronic Warfare and Avionics
  • Information, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Special Operations,
  • Aircraft Integration
  • Aircraft

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional firms, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual membership fee (single membership fee for all SOSSEC OTAs)

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the SOSSEC

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AFRL OTAFI – a SOSSEC Other Transaction Agreement 

Government Sponsor: Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Consortium Management Firm: System of Systems Consortium (SOSSEC), inc. 

Consortium Focus/Mission: A coordinated prototyping and testing program in conjunction with the Government that speeds the ability to rapidly prototype Government, industry, and academia capabilities in the areas of command, control, communications, computing, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) technologies proposed to be acquired or developed by the DoD to sustain U.S. military technological advantage.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Development, test, measurement, demonstration, integration, and delivery of prototypes and technology to focus on Air Force related C4ISR systems or subsystems

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional firms, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual membership fee (single membership fee for all SOSSEC OTAs)

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the SOSSEC

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AFRL Open System Acquisition Initiative (OSAI) – a SOSSEC Other Transaction Agreement 

Government Sponsor: Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Consortium Management Firm: System of Systems Consortium (SOSSEC), inc. 

Consortium Focus/Mission: Prototypes in command, control, communications, and cyber, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) information sharing information systems.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Distributed Common Ground Station
  • Theater Battle Management Core Systems
  • Air Operations Center
  • Open Mission System
  • Secure View; Information Support Server Environment Guard
  • Cybersecurity Environments
  • Web Temporal Analysis System
  • Combined Information Data Network Exchange
  • Collaboration Gateway

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional firms, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual membership fee (single membership fee for all SOSSEC OTAs)

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the SOSSEC

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AFLCMC Propulsion Directorate Consortium Initiative (PCI) – a SOSSEC Other Transaction Agreement 

Government Sponsor: Air Force Lifecycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Propulsion Acquisition Directorate

Consortium Management Firm: System of Systems Consortium (SOSSEC), inc. 

Consortium Focus/Mission: Critical research, development, test, and evaluation within prototyping projects addressing propulsion needs and the future of the propulsion enterprise.

Technology Focus Areas

Any topic generally consistent with the Research, Development, Test & Evaluation (RDT&E) of propulsion systems. That scope might extended to address:

  • Aircraft Platforms
  • Systems
  • Components or Materials
  • Any integration therein

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional firms, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual membership fee (single membership fee for all SOSSEC OTAs)

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the SOSSEC

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Space Enterprise Consortium (SpEC)

Government Sponsor: Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC)

Consortium Management Firm: National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Bridge the cultural gap between military buyers and commercial space startups and small businesses through OTAs to: minimize barriers to entry for small businesses and non-traditional vendors; promote integrated research and prototyping efficiencies; leverage partnerships to increase flexibility and agility, reduce cost, improve technology and decrease program development cycles for more frequent launches and innovative spacecraft designs to create more predictable access to space.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Ground Control Stations
  • Propulsion
  • Communication
  • Range Utilization
  • On-Orbit Operations and Protocols
  • Systems Survivability
  • Sensors
  • Advanced Materials Applications
  • Defense Applications
  • Mission Payload – Weather
  • Mission Payload – Precision Navigation & Timing
  • Mission Payload – Communications
  • Mission Payload – Space Superiority
  • Mission Payload – ISR
  • Launch Support Technologies
  • Ground Data Processing
  • Spacecraft Buses
  • Other Space-Related Technologies

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional firms, academic institutions, and nonprofit organizations.

Cost to Join?
$250 – $10,000 annual dues structured by entity (corporate, non-profit, academia/other) and annual revenue or academic/other organization type (single membership fee for all NSTXL OT Consortia)

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the SpEC

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Supply Chain Consortium Initiative (SCCI)  – a SOSSEC Other Transaction Agreement

Government Sponsor: Air Force Lifecycle Management Center (AFLCMC)

Consortium Management Firm: System of Systems Consortium (SOSSEC), inc. 

Consortium Focus/Mission: Perform critical research, development, test and evaluation within prototyping projects addressing 448th Supply Chain Mission Wing, to include other organization in the Air Force Material Command or strategic partners, needs and the future of these enterprises to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the military aviation acquisition process.

Technology Focus Areas

Any topic generally consistent with the Research, Development, Test & Evaluation (RDT&E) of 448th SCMW, to include other organizations in the AFSC or strategic partners, and/or systems. That scope might extend to address:

  • Aircraft Platforms
  • Systems
  • Components
  • Materials and any integration therein

The scope furthermore could extend to, but is not limited by the following activities:

  • Sustainment
  • Repair and procurement of weapon system Depot Level Reparables (DLR)
  • DLR subcomponent sourcing, predictive analytics (e.g., artificial intelligence, machine learning, etc.)
  • Alternative manufacturing methods
  • Rapid reverse engineering
  • Repair development
  • Business process re-engineering (e.g., streamlining, robotic process automation, etc.)
  • Rapid problem solving (e.g. Hackathons)
  • Supply chain risk management
  • Use of alternate / emerging technologies to further the 448 SCMW mission.

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional firms, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual membership fee (single membership fee for all SOSSEC OTAs)

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the SOSSEC

 

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Aviation & Missile Technology Consortium (AMTC)

Government Sponsor: Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Aviation & Missile Center

Consortium Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI) 

Consortium Focus/Mission: Engage industry and academia to develop and mature guided missile technologies to develop and transition U.S. Army aviation and missile manufacturing technologies, and integrate advanced technologies, techniques and processes into future effective weapon systems in support of U.S. Army and DoD weapon systems.

Technology Focus Areas

Guided Missile 

  • Target Detection/Acquisition/Tracking Sensors
  • Missile Electronics
  • Seekers to Defeat Moving Targets and Air Defense Threats
  • Guidance/Control for Improved Precision and Global Positioning System (GPS)-Denied Precisions
  • Lethality Mechanisms
  • Warheads
  • Fuzes
  • Payloads
  • Radar
  • Datalink and Communication
  • Materials and Structures
  • Power Systems
  • Aerodynamics
  • Navigation Systems
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Energetics
  • Component Cyber Security
  • Propulsion Systems for Increased Range and Decisive Effects
  • Missile Launchers
  • Support Equipment

Manufacturing & Enabling/Disruptive Technologies

  • Innovation Enablers
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • High Energy Creation and Storage Systems
  • Directed Energy
  • Advanced Materials/Processes
  • Advanced Manufacturing Techniques
  • Manufacturing Cyber Security
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Virtual Prototyping
  • Robotics
  • Automation
  • High Temperature Materials
  • Lightweight & Hybrid Materials
  • Flexible Electronics
  • Reclamation/Repair Technologies
  • Open System Architectures for Enhanced Manufacturing Productivity (Digital Manufacturing and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT))

Aviation

  • Platforms/Materials/Structures
  • Power Systems
  • Engines/Propulsion Systems
  • Drives/Rotors
  • Mission Systems
  • Avionics/Navigation
  • Sensors Networks Data Link and Communication
  • Survivability
  • Sustainability
  • Autonomy
  • Manned/Unmanned Teaming (MUMT)
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
  • Component Cyber Security and Aviation Ground Support Equipment/Systems (AGSE)

Who Can Join?
Companies that are part of the U.S. Defense Industrial Base as well as new and emerging non-traditional defense contractors.

Cost to Join?
To access the AMTC, join the National Armaments Consortium (NAC) | $500 annual membership fee and/or the Vertical Lift Consortium (VLC) | $500 annual membership fee. Contact AMTC to help you decide if one or both consortia would better fit your interests.

Current Members (NAC|VLC) | Current Opportunities | Join the AMTC

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Cyberspace Operations Broad Responsive Agreement (COBRA) – a SOSSEC Other Transaction Agreement  

Government Sponsor: Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS)

Consortium Management Firm: System of Systems Consortium (SOSSEC), inc. 

Consortium Focus/Mission: Enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the PEO EIS mission, the cyber community, and the Department of Defense through critical research, experiments, development, testing, modeling, architecture, and evaluation of innovative technology to support prototype efforts.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Defense-in-depth across the entirety of cyberspace by simultaneously combining Defensive Cyberspace Operations (DCO) capabilities at global, regional and local levels using a layered and adaptive approach with supporting elements employed physically and virtually in support of cyberspace and unified land operations.

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional firms, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual membership fee (single membership fee for all SOSSEC OTAs)

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the SOSSEC

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Consortium for Command, Control, and Communications in Cyberspace (C5)

Government Sponsor: Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM)

Consortium Management Firm: Consortium Management Group (CMG)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Accelerate the development and deployment of new capabilities to the Warfighter focused on C4ISR and cyber technology sectors.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Offensive and Defensive Cyber Operations
  • Situational Understanding
  • C4ISR and Targeting
  • System-of-Systems Architecture
  • Tactical and Strategic Networks
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Software and Hardware Technologies
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Forensics
  • Analytics
  • Systems Integration
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Positioning, Navigation, and Timing
  • Information Operations
  • Intelligence Analysis, Exploitations, and Disseminations
  • Mobility and Autonomy
  • Sensors
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Training
  • Enabling Technologies

Who Can Join?
Large and small businesses, non-profits and academic institutions conducting research and development in the C4ISR and cyber technology domains.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual membership dues (waived first year for all new members; academic institutions are exempt)

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the C5 Consortium

Consortium for Energy, Environment, and Demilitarization (CEED)

Government Sponsor: Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM)

Consortium Management Firm: Consortium Management Group (CMG)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Accelerate the development and deployment of new capabilities to the Warfighter.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Environmental Quality and Installations
  • Remediation and Decontamination
  • Manufacturing and Maintenance
  • Operational Energy
  • Engineer Systems
  • Resilient Facilities and Infrastructure
  • Civil Works
  • Unmanned Systems and Robotics
  • Logistics
  • Combat and Protective Clothing
  • Force Protection and Sustainment
  • Demilitarization
  • Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Threat Reduction
  • Unexploded Ordnance Detection and Neutralization
  • Infantry Weapon Systems, Fires, and Ammunition
  • Ground, Sea, and Air Vehicles
  • Identify Dominance/Biometrics
  • Training Systems
  • Enabling Technologies

Who Can Join?
Large and small businesses, non-profits and academic institutions conducting research and development in the energy, environmental, and demilitarization technology domains.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual membership dues (waived first year for all new members; academic institutions are exempt)

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the CEED Consortium

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Defense Automotive Technologies Consortium (DATC)

Government Sponsor: Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Ground Vehicles Systems Center

Consortium Management Firm: SAE Industry Technologies Consortia

Consortium Focus/Mission: Provide opportunities for members from private industry, not-for-profit, and academia to develop and transition advanced automotive technologies to all branches of military and government agencies.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Automotive Cybersecurity
  • Vehicle Safety Technologies
  • Vehicle Light Weighting
  • Autonomous Vehicles and Intelligent Systems
  • Connected Vehicles
  • Advanced Energy Storage Technologies
  • Propulsion Technologies
  • Active Suspension Technologies

Who Can Join?
All qualified companies and academic institutions conducting research and prototype development in any or all of the Technology Areas.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual dues

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the DATC

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Engineer, Research, and Development Center (ERDC) – a SOSSEC Other Transaction Agreement 

Government Sponsor: US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)

Consortium Management Firm: System of Systems Consortium (SOSSEC), inc. 

Consortium Focus/Mission: Mature and integrate technologies directly relevant to enhancing the mission effectiveness of military personnel and the supporting platforms, systems, components, or materials proposed to be acquired or developed by the DoD, or to improvement of platforms, systems, components, or materials in use by the armed forces.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Protective Structures and Systems
  • Protection and Survivability
  • Geophysical Sensors and Data Fusion
  • Vulnerability Assessment, Detection, and Analytics
  • Geoscience
  • Environmental
  • Geospatial Material Modeling and Simulation
  • Enhance and Assess Mobility of Manned and Unmanned Systems
  • Engineering and Engineering Enabling Technologies
  • Global Access Engineering
  • Infrastructure Maintenance
  • Repair and Reconstruction Technologies
  • Engineering Analysis Tools
  • Decision Aid Prototype Software

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional firms, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual membership fee (single membership fee for all SOSSEC OTAs)

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the SOSSEC

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Medical Technologies Enterprise Consortium (MTEC)

Government Sponsor: U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC)

Consortium Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Accelerate the development of medical solutions that prevent and treat injuries and restore America’s military and veterans to full health.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Military Infectious Diseases Research Program (MIDRP)
  • Combat Casualty Care Research Program (CCCRP)
  • Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program (CRMRP)
  • Military Operational Medicine Research Program (MOMRP)
  • Medical Simulation and Information Sciences Research Program (MSISRP)

Who Can Join?
U.S. traditional and nontraditional firms, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations operating in the disciplines of biomedical technology. Membership eligibility for any agency or instrumentality of a foreign government and firms, institutions, or business organizations which are owned or substantially controlled by foreign governments, shall be decided on a case-by-case basis. MTEC members may collaborate (subcontract) with both U.S. and non-U.S. companies, except those identified here.

Cost to Join?
Large Businesses | $5,000 annual dues
Small Businesses, Academic Research Institutions, Not-for-Profits | $1,000 annual dues
Multi-member Organizations | $500 annual dues (section 3.2.1 of the CMA

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the MTEC

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Sensors, Communications, and Electronics (SCE) Consortium

Government Sponsor: Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) C5ISR Center

Consortium Management Firm: SOSSEC Inc

Consortium Focus/Mission: Conduct research, development, and testing in cooperation with the Government, leading to technology demonstrations and prototype projects in the sensors, communications, and electronics sciences and other related fields to maintain and improve warfighter command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities in complex environments.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Assured Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT)
  • Cyberspace Operations
  • Electronic Warfare (EW)
  • Mine, IED, and Minefield Detection and Defeat
  • Intelligence, Analysis, Exploitation, and Dissemination
  • Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Targeting
  • Mission Command
  • Tactical and Deployed Power
  • Tactical and Strategic Networks

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional firms, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual membership fee 

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the SCEC

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Training and Readiness Accelerator (TReX) Consortium

Government Sponsor: Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation (PEO STRI)

Consortium Management Firm: National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Expedites development, demonstration, and delivery of prototypes to increase Warfighter readiness. Focus on modeling, simulation, and training to iterate and refine critical technologies to keep pace with ongoing and emerging challenges.

 

Technology Focus Areas
  • Synthetic Terrain
  • Gaming Technologies
  • Solder Immersion
  • Cyber Training
  • Medical Simulation & Training
  • Live Fire Training
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cross-Domain Simulation
  • Instrumentation & Test

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional firms, academic institutions, and nonprofit organizations.

Cost to Join?
$250 – $10,000 annual dues structured by entity (corporate, non-profit, academia/other) and annual revenue or academic/other organization type (single membership fee for all NSTXL OT Consortia)

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the TReX Consortium

 

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Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP)

Government Sponsor: Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR)

Consortium Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Engage industry and academia to develop and mature technologies in the field of Information Warfare that enhance Navy and Marine Corps mission effectiveness.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Cyber Warfare
  • Data Science/Analytics Technologies
  • Assured Communications
  • Cloud Computing
  • Enterprise Resource Tools
  • Collaboration and Social Networking
  • Autonomy
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded Systems
  • Mobility
  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
  • On-Demand Manufacturing
  • Assured Command and Control (AC2)
  • Integrated Fires (IF)
  • Battlespace Awareness (BA)
  • DevSecOps

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional defense contractors and academia.

Cost to Join?
Large Businesses | $1,500 annual membership fee
Small Businesses | $500 annual membership fee

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the IWRP Consortium

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Naval Aviation Systems Consortium (NASC)

Government Sponsor: Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)

Consortium Management Firm: Consortium Management Group, Inc (CMG)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Support the technology needs of the Naval Air Warfare Centers (NAWCs) and the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR).

Technology Focus Areas
  • Air Vehicles
  • Propulsion and Power
  • Avionics
  • Human Systems
  • Weapons and Energetics
  • Support Equipment and Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment
  • Warfare Analysis
  • Research and Intelligence
  • Test, Evaluation, and Engineering
  • Simulation and Modeling
  • Digital Transformation

Who Can Join?
Large and small businesses, non-profits and academic institutions.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual membership dues (waived first year for all new members; academic institutions are exempt)

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the NASC

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Naval Surface Technology and Innovation Consortium (NSTIC)

Government Sponsor: Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dalgren

Consortium Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Develop and mature technologies in the field of surface technology innovation that enhance Navy mission effectiveness focused on research, development, testing, and integrating complex naval warfare systems across a broad range of technology areas and disciplines.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Multi-Function Materials
  • Cyber
  • Big Data Analytics/Machine Learning
  • Directed Energy Science and Engineering
  • Advanced Computing and Software Engineering
  • Autonomous and Unmanned Systems
  • Electromagnetic Environmental Effects and Spectrum
  • Sensor Systems
  • Launcher and Projectile Systems
  • Digital Engineering
  • Human Systems Integration
  • Quantum Technologies
  • Threat Engineering
  • Mission Engineering and Analysis
  • Integrated Warfare Systems
  • Virtualization
  • Asymmetric Warfare
  • Manufacturing
  • Lethality
  • Surface Offensive and Defense Engagements
  • Launcher Technology
  • Integrated Training Systems

Who Can Join?
U.S. companies or U.S.-based affiliates of foreign companies, universities, and research organizations. Foreign companies can be subcontractors (team members) on projects awarded through the OTA as long as they can meet the terms and conditions of the OTA.

Cost to Join?
No fee

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the NSTIC

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Strategic & Spectrum Missions Advanced Resilient Trusted Systems (S2MARTS)

Government Sponsor: Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane

Consortium Management Firm: National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Refine strategies, management planning activities, and implement integrated, complementary solutions that enable broader DoD access to commercial state-of-the-art EMS technologies, advanced microelectronics, radiation-hardened (RAD-HARD) and strategic missions hardware.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) programmable integrated circuit (IC) co-development
  • Custom Optics
  • Design Assurance
  • Enhanced Fabrication
  • Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs)
  • Machine Learning
  • Magnetic Random Access Memory (MRAM)
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Materials and Processes
  • Microelectronics and Electronic Warfare focused Workforce Development
  • Microelectronics Obsolescence and Replacement
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Multispectral Sensing
  • New Microelectronics Development, Demonstration, and Capability Insertion
  • Outreach and Standards
  • Radiation Hardened by Process (RHBP)/Radiation Hardened by Design (RHBD)
  • Radiation Hardened Microelectronics
  • Radio Frequency (RF) and Optoelectronic (OE) Microelectronics
  • Spectrum Warfare Technologies – Advanced and custom optics, advanced threat assessment and exploitation efforts
  • Spectrum Warfare Technologies (All Other)
  • Strategic Missions Hardware
  • Verification and Validation

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional firms, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations.

Cost to Join?
$250 – $10,000 annual dues structured by entity (corporate, non-profit, academia/other) and annual revenue or academic/other organization type (single membership fee for all NSTXL OT Consortia)

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the S2MARTS Consortium

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Strategic & Spectrum Missions Advanced Resilient Trusted Systems (S2MARTS) Research 

Government Sponsor: Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane

Consortium Management Firm: National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Operating under the 10 U.S.C. 2371 authority, the S²MARTS Research consortium can carry out research projects that meet the needs and requirements of the government at any stage, allowing for a natural transition from research to prototype development.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) programmable integrated circuit (IC) co-development
  • Custom Optics
  • Design Assurance
  • Enhanced Fabrication
  • Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs)
  • Machine Learning
  • Magnetic Random Access Memory (MRAM)
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Materials and Processes
  • Microelectronics and Electronic Warfare focused Workforce Development
  • Microelectronics Obsolescence and Replacement
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Multispectral Sensing
  • New Microelectronics Development, Demonstration, and Capability Insertion
  • Outreach and Standards
  • Radiation Hardened by Process (RHBP)/Radiation Hardened by Design (RHBD)
  • Radiation Hardened Microelectronics
  • Radio Frequency (RF) and Optoelectronic (OE) Microelectronics
  • Spectrum Warfare Technologies – Advanced and custom optics, advanced threat assessment and exploitation efforts
  • Spectrum Warfare Technologies (All Other)
  • Strategic Missions Hardware
  • Verification and Validation

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional firms, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations.

Cost to Join?
Current NSTXL members – immediate access without additional fees or membership requirements
No fee for innovators who wish to only operate under the S²MARTS Research program

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the S2MARTS Research Consortium

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Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium (UTIC)

Government Sponsor: Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC)

Consortium Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Facilitate collaborative rapid development, testing, and commercialization of innovative undersea and maritime technology for commercial, academic, and nonprofit organizations contributing to the defense and security of our nation.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Sensors and Sonar
  • Platform & Payload Integration
  • Undersea Warfare Combat Systems
  • Communications
  • Undersea Warfare Imaging
  • Undersea Distributed Networked Systems
  • Electronics/Optics/Materials
  • Passive Sensing
  • Undersea Satellites
  • Energy Storage and Release
  • Virtualization
  • Machine Learning
  • Threat Monitoring and Prediction
  • Cooperative Force Torpedo Defense
  • Undersea Warfare Analysis
  • Multi-Domain Fusion
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Distributed and Autonomous Sensors
  • Undersea Warfare Weapons and Autonomous Vehicles
  • Autonomy
  • Quantum Computing
  • Bio-inspired Sensors
  • Environmental Sensing, Monitoring, & Prediction
  • In-Situ Energy Sources
  • Multi-Dimensional Display

Who Can Join?
Academia, large and small businesses including traditional or non-traditional defense contractors, and not-for-profit entities

Cost to Join?
Large Businesses | $1,500 annual dues
All others | $500 annual dues

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the UTIC

 

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Border Security Technology Consortium (BSTC)

Government Sponsor: Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Patrol (CBP)

Consortium Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Support the CBP and other potential customers within DHS in providing collaborative R&D and rapid prototyping/piloting capabilities germane to the border security domain.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Surveillance and Monitoring
  • Identification and Assessment
  • Targeting and Intelligence
  • Communications and Information Management
  • Apprehension/Detention/Seizure/Removal
  • And other border security – related capabilities

Who Can Join?
Large and small businesses, non-profit organizations, and academic research institutions.

Cost to Join?
Large and mid-size Businesses | $1,000 annual dues
All others | $500 annual dues

Current Members | Current Opportunities | Join the BSTC

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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) – a SOSSEC Other Transaction Agreement 

Government Sponsor: NGA Office of Ventures and Innovation (OVI)

Consortium Management Firm: System of Systems Consortium (SOSSEC), inc. 

Consortium Focus/Mission: Execute and coordinate efforts to plan, research, develop, and utilize prototype efforts designed to allow NGA to acquire and/or use those technologies and business processes in the agency for evaluation and demonstration.

Technology Focus Areas
  • Basic and advanced prototypes that support resolution of National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG) and Allied System for Geospatial-Intelligence (ASG) hard intelligence problems.

Who Can Join?
Traditional and non-traditional firms, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations.

Cost to Join?
$500 annual membership fee (single membership fee for all SOSSEC OTAs)

Current Members | Current Opportunities (not public) | Join the SOSSEC

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