FY 2019 Rapid Innovation Fund Broad Agency Announcement - HQ0034-19-BAA-RIF-0001

The goal of the Rapid Innovation Fund is to facilitate the rapid insertion of innovative technologies into military systems or programs that meet critical national security needs. The DoD seeks mature prototypes for final development, testing, evaluation, and integration. Those selected for award may receive up to $3 million in Rapid Innovation Funding and will have up to two years to perform the work. There is a source selection preference for technologies from small businesses. There are two phases in the source selection process: White paper submission and proposal submission. Proposal submissions are by invitation only.  Click here to view the announcement in its entirety.

The NAVAIR Commander’s Intent

September 19, 2018

VADM Dean Peter's vision and goals on NAVAIR's future. Click here to view the document.

Message from GSA regarding SAM registrations

SAM.gov registration is FREE! There is NO FEE to register or maintain your SAM.gov registration. Provide the following information to the small businesses with whom you work: If you get an email, text, or phone call from a company asking you to contact them right away about your SAM.gov registration, be cautious. If you are asked to pay money to complete or renew your SAM.gov registration, be cautious. These messages are not from the Federal Government.

Identify Potential Contract Opportunities using ezSearch Tool on the FPDS-NG Website

ezSearch is a search function on the Federal Procurement Data System – Next Generation (FPDS-NG) that provides the ability to search for contracts based on free text. All contracts searched are in Final status. Any DoD contract(s) that are less than 90 days old will not be included in the search. You do not need to register in order to use ezSearch. Click here for detailed instruction on how to use the tool.

NAWCAD Industry Day

NAWCAD Industry Day will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, Building 2, Center Hall, 44219 Airport Road, California, MD 20619.  There will be one-on-ones scheduled during this Industry Day. You may sign-up for one-on-ones beginning February 19.  The event is free to attend and you may register at www.paxpartnership.org.  Click here for further information and to view the agenda.

 

Link to the Long Range Acquisition Forecast (LRAF) will be located here in the near future.

General Information

FY 2019 Rapid Innovation Fund Broad Agency Announcement - HQ0034-19-BAA-RIF-0001

The goal of the Rapid Innovation Fund is to facilitate the rapid insertion of innovative technologies into military systems or programs that meet critical national security needs. The DoD seeks mature prototypes for final development, testing, evaluation, and integration. Those selected for award may receive up to $3 million in Rapid Innovation Funding and will have up to two years to perform the work. There is a source selection preference for technologies from small businesses. There are two phases in the source selection process: White paper submission and proposal submission. Proposal submissions are by invitation only.  Click here to view the announcement in its entirety.

The NAVAIR Commander’s Intent

September 19, 2018

VADM Dean Peter's vision and goals on NAVAIR's future. Click here to view the document.

Message from GSA regarding SAM registrations

SAM.gov registration is FREE! There is NO FEE to register or maintain your SAM.gov registration. Provide the following information to the small businesses with whom you work: If you get an email, text, or phone call from a company asking you to contact them right away about your SAM.gov registration, be cautious. If you are asked to pay money to complete or renew your SAM.gov registration, be cautious. These messages are not from the Federal Government.

Identify Potential Contract Opportunities using ezSearch Tool on the FPDS-NG Website

ezSearch is a search function on the Federal Procurement Data System – Next Generation (FPDS-NG) that provides the ability to search for contracts based on free text. All contracts searched are in Final status. Any DoD contract(s) that are less than 90 days old will not be included in the search. You do not need to register in order to use ezSearch. Click here for detailed instruction on how to use the tool.

Industry Day/Outreach Events

NAWCAD Industry Day

NAWCAD Industry Day will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, Building 2, Center Hall, 44219 Airport Road, California, MD 20619.  There will be one-on-ones scheduled during this Industry Day. You may sign-up for one-on-ones beginning February 19.  The event is free to attend and you may register at www.paxpartnership.org.  Click here for further information and to view the agenda.

 

Upcoming Procurements

Link to the Long Range Acquisition Forecast (LRAF) will be located here in the near future.

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