Existing Other Transaction (OT) Consortia

DoD Sponsored Consortia

National Spectrum Consortium (NSC)

Sponsor: Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Emerging Capabilities and Prototyping (ODASD, EC&P)

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: To 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.

Technology/Focus Area: Four major activities:

  1. Maturing technologies that assist in improved electromagnetic spectrum awareness, sharing and use
  2. Experimentation to better inform the optimal allocation of those technologies for both public and private objectives
  3. Demonstration of new technologies to increase trust among spectrum stakeholders
  4. Policy development to ensure technologies don’t outplace the appropriate guidance for their best use

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Medical Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Consortium (MCDC)

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

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

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

Technology/Focus Area: Detection, Prevention, and Treatment of CBRN Threats

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Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD)

Sponsor: Department of Defence Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD)

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: For use by agencies that have a need to prototype new technologies related to Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Technology/Focus Area:

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

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DoD Ordnance Technology Consortium (DOTC)

Sponsor: Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L) in partnership with National Armaments Consortium (NAC).

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: To foster collaboration between Government, Industry and Academia to deliver dominant solutions to complex National Armament challenges.

Technology/Focus Area:

Ammunition

Demilitarization

Directed Energy Warfare

Enabling Technologies

Energetic Materials

Fuses

Joint Insensitive Munitions

Protection & Survivability

Rockets

Missiles & Bombs

Sensors & Sensor Systems

Warheads

Weapon Systems

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Vertical Lift Consortium (VLC)

Sponsor: Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L)

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

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

Technology/Focus Area: Technology Focus Areas Include:

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.

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Space Enterprise Consortium (SpEC)

Sponsor: US Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), Advanced Systems and Development Directorate

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: To enable the integrated employment of force enhancement, space control, command and control, and situational awareness capabilities.

Technology/Focus Area:

Space

Ground Control Stations

Propulsion

Communication

Range Utilization

On-Orbit Operations and Protocols

Systems Survivability

Sensors

Advanced Materials Applications

Defense Applications

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Medical Technologies Enterprise Consortium (MTEC)

Sponsor: US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: MTEC research is focused on technologies that can make the wounded whole again.

Technology/Focus Area: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases; Care of Combat Casualties; Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine; Military Operational Medicine; Medical Simulation and Information Sciences; and Advanced Medical Technologies

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National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP)

Sponsor: US Naval Sea Systems Commend (NAVSEA)

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: To manage and focus national shipbuilding and ship repair research and development funding on technologies and processes that will reduce the total ownership cost of ships for the U.S. Navy, other national security customers and the commercial sector and develop and leverage best commercial and naval practices to improve the efficiency of the U.S. shipbuilding and ship repair Industry.

Technology/Focus Area: Technology Transfer and Industry Networking; Research and Development Projects; Ad-hoc Initiatives

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Center for Naval Metal Working (CNM)

Sponsor: Office of Naval Research (ONR) ManTech Program

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: To develop and deploy innovative metalworking and related manufacturing technologies to reduce the cost and time to build and repair key U.S. Navy ships and weapons platforms.

Technology/Focus Area: Additive Manufacturing; Metals and Advanced Metallic Materials; Joining Techniques; Surface and Heat Treatments; Material Characteristics and Testing; Process Design Control; Industrial Base Infrastructure; and Inspection Technologies.

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Composites Manufacturing Technology Center

Sponsor: Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: To develop improved manufacturing processes for composites and advanced materials and facilitates technology transfer for the resolution of manufacturing and repair issues identified and prioritized by the Navy’s Program Executive Offices, other Department of Defense (DoD) services and industry.

Technology/Focus Area: The developed technologies have application to modern DoD aircraft, surface ships, submarines, land vehicles, and associated weapons and missiles.

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Undersea Technology Innovation Consortium (UTIC)

Sponsor: US Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC)

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Rapid development, prototyping and commercialization of innovative undersea and maritime technology and advances learning in the undersea and maritime sector for commercial, academic, and defense organizations.

Technology/Focus Area: 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 ; and Multi-Dimensional Display

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Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP)

Sponsor: US Naval Space and Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: Developing and implementing advanced Information Warfare technology solutions.

Technology/Focus Area: 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)

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American Metal Casting (AMC) Consortium

Sponsor: Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: The American Metal Casting Consortium (AMC) is providing direct support to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) through new technology, improved processes, and technical expertise in the procurement of metal castings to ensure warfighter readiness.

Technology/Focus Area: Reducing lead times; Strengthening the supply chain; Preventing failures; Improving performance and saving weight; Reducing costs; Promoting strong government, industry, and academic partnerships; and Solving current cast part procurement problems while addressing future challenges.

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Forging Defense Manufacturing Consortium (FDMC)

Sponsor: Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: To create innovative solutions to reduce the disproportionate amount of unfilled orders issued by the Defense Logistics Agency as caused by shortcomings in forging supply chains. Via a portfolio of projects, the program is investigating, developing and deploying concepts to improve the quality, productivity and technology of the US forging industry.

Technology/Focus Area: Improved Forging Manufacture; Improved Forging Tooling; Predictive Performance; Alternative or Improved Materials; Prototypes; and Forge-IT, AFCAT, MetalFact.

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Cornerstone

Sponsor: US Army Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center (ECBC)

Management Firm: Rock Island Arsenal

Consortium Focus/Mission: A modern Industrial Base that integrates traditional and emerging sectors to respond at will to National Security Requirements.

Technology/Focus Area: Sectors include: Aircraft; Radar and Electronic Warfare; Shipbuilding; Ground Vehicles; Soldier Systems; Space; Chemical, Biological, Radiological, & Nuclear; Materials Industry; Machine Tools; Cyber for the Industrial Base; Optics; Advanced Technolog & Advanced Manufacturing; Electronics; Command, Control, Communications, & Computers; Munitions & Missiles; Industrial Base & Manufacturing Skills; and Private Equity.

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National Advanced Mobility Consortium (NAMC)

Sponsor: Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L)

Management Firm: National Center for Manufacturing Sciences

Consortium Focus/Mission: To 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 work in partnership with the Government to implement and refine business processes and tools to streamline individual project contract administration; and to expedite the innovation, development, and production of new GVS capabilities for U.S. warfighters.

Technology/Focus Area: Objective Areas Include: Architecture, Security, and Modularity; Autonomy; Collaboration; External Systems; Fuels & Lubes; Mobility: Modeling & Simulation; Petroleum & Water Systems; Platforms; Powertrain; Survivability; Testing & Evaluation.

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Propulsion Consortium Initiative (PCI)

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

Management Firm: SOSSEC Inc.

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

Technology/Focus Area: Any topic generally consistent with the Research, Development, Test & Evaluation (RDT&E) of propulsion systems. That scope might extend to address aircraft platforms, systems, components, or materials and any integration therein

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Open Systems Architecture Initiative (OSAI)

Sponsor: US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Management Firm: SOSSEC Inc.

Consortium Focus/Mission: To provide development, test, measurement, demonstration, integration, and delivery of prototypes for the Air Force related to C4ISR information sharing information systems.

Technology/Focus Area: Systems include: 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, and other systems to be determined

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NGA Office of Ventures and Innovation (OVI) OTA

Sponsor: National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Management Firm: SOSSEC Inc.

Consortium Focus/Mission: To allow NGA and the SOSSEC Consortium to 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 Area: Prototypes funded through this OTA shall be directly relevant to enhancing the mission effectiveness of military personnel and the supporting platforms, systems, components, or materials to be acquired or developed by the Department of Defense (DoD), or to improve the platforms, systems, components, or materials in use by the armed forces.

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Consortium for Energy, Environment and Demilitarization (CEED)

Sponsor: US Army Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC)

Management Firm: Consortium Management Group (CMG)

Consortium Focus/Mission: CEED is a consortium composed of leading companies and institutions in the Energy, Environmental and Demilitarization technology sectors.

Technology/Focus Area: 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; and Enabling Technologies

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

Sponsor: US Army Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC)

Management Firm: Consortium Management Group (CMG)

Consortium Focus/Mission: C5 is a consortium composed of leading companies and institutions in the C4ISR and cyber technology sectors.

Technology/Focus Area: 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; and Enabling Technologies

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Training and Readiness Accelerator (TReX)

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

Management Firm: National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL)

Consortium Focus/Mission: To expedite development, demonstration, and delivery of cutting edge technology capabilities in support of modeling, simulation, and training (MST) needs of the U.S. Department of Defense.

Technology/Focus Area: TReX provides the U.S. military with a means to rapidly identify, vet, prototype, and deliver cutting edge technologies across the defense and non-defense modeling and simulation sectors.

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Defense Automotive Technologies Consortium (DATC)

Sponsor: US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC)

Management Firm: SAE Industry Technologies Consortia

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

Technology/Focus Area: Focus areas of automotive technology include: Automotive Cybersecurity; Vehicle Safety Technologies; Vehicle Light Weighting; Autonomous Vehicles and Intelligent Systems; Connected Vehicles; Advanced Energy Storage Technologies; Propulsion Technologies; and Active Suspension Technologies.

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Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) BOTAA

Sponsor: US Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Grounds (Natick Contracting Division)

Management Firm: US Army-Aberdeen Proving Ground

Consortium Focus/Mission: Maximize the Warfighter’s Survivability, Sustainability, Mobility, Combat Effectiveness and Field Quality of Life by Treating the Warfighter as a System.

Technology/Focus Area: Areas of interest include: Aerial Delivery Technology; Expeditionary Maneuver & Support; Combat Feeding Technology Objectives; Soldier & Small Unit Protective Equipment & Mission Enhancement.

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Sensors, Communications, and Electronics Consortium (SCEC)

Sponsor: US Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Grounds (Natick Contracting Division)

Management Firm: US Army-Aberdeen Proving Ground

Consortium Focus/Mission:

(a) engage in sensors, communications and electronics research and prototyping;

(b) identify and facilitate private sector technology opportunities; and

(c) follow-on production for the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center.

Technology/Focus Area: Technical Areas Include: Assured Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT); Cyberspace Operations; Electronic Warfare; Mine, IED, and Minefield Detection and Defeat; Intelligence, Analysis, Exploitation, and Dissemination; Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Targeting; Mission Command Capabilities and Computing Platforms; Tactical and Deployed Power; and Tactical and Strategic Networks

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Non-DoD Sponsored Consortia

Border Security Technology Consortium (BSTC)

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

Management Firm: Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Consortium Focus/Mission: To 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 Area: Focus Areas include: Surveillance and monitoring; Identification and assessment; Targeting and intelligence; Communications and information management; Apprehension/detention/seizure/removal; and other border security – related capabilities

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