Basic points and benefits of becoming a member include:

  • A program of the US Army Research, Development & Engineering Command (RDECOM)
  • Diverse membership of 50+ minority-serving institutions and their majority university, government and industry collaborative partners providing non-traditional solutions to non-traditional challenges
  • Expansive capabilities in the following areas:
    • Energy, Materials Science & Engineering
    • CBRN Defense Research
    • Communications, Electronics & Cyber Research
    • Computational, Information & Analytical Sciences
    • Munitions & Armament Systems Technologies
    • Medical, Healthcare & Human Performance Sciences
  • Broad scope Cooperative Agreement in Basic, Applied and Advanced Research, authorized up to $87M over 10 years
  • Rapid procurement vehicle – Averaging less than 120 days from announcement to award
  • No “blackout period” – No regulatory prohibition preventing the government from discussing requirements with offerors during the solicitation
  • Negotiated Awards – direct, sole-sourced awards are permitted

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Process For Business Development Proposals

Process For Request For White Papers

How to Join MSRDC

To begin the registration process, please proceed to the Member Registration page.