Opportunities for Foreign Business
ARL Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)
The Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is a competitive solicitation procedure used to obtain proposals for basic and applied research.
Broad Agency Announcements (BAA)
Collection of DEVCOM ARL’s announcements used to obtain proposals for basic and applied research and the part of development not related to the development of a specific system or hardware procurement.
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA)
A Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) establishes a cooperative relationship between a federal laboratory and its collaborator(s) for the purpose of advancing research and development and generating new intellectual property (IP).
DEVCOM ARL has a vigorous international program with the lead on numerous active and proposed bilateral agreements, as well as support to other Department of the Army and Department of Defense agencies in their cooperative programs. These international agreements enable information exchanges and cooperative research programs with allies in selected technology areas where their strengths complement ARL’s and offer good leveraging opportunities.
National Security Agency’s Laboratory for Physical Sciences Qubit Collaboratory
The National Security Agency’s Laboratory for Physical Sciences (LPS) in partnership with DEVCOM ARL launched the LPS Qubit Collaboratory (LQC). The LQC pursues disruptive qubit research, innovative workforce development programs, and deep, collaborative partnerships to tackle some of the hardest open problems in quantum information science and technology.
Patent License Agreement (PLA)
Under the Federal Technology Transfer Act, ARL makes federally funded inventions from basic and applied research available to the private sector, or industry, for new product development and sales to benefit private industry and the overall public interest.
Test Services Agreement (TSA)
Department of Defense laboratories may make available to any person or entity (including universities), on a reimbursable basis, laboratory services for the testing of materials, equipment, models, computer software, and other items.
The xTech program, led by the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT)), manages the Army’s prize competitions to award and accelerate transformative technology solutions that can help solve Army challenges.