Air Force Research Laboratory

Sponsor: Air Force Research Laboratory, AFRL/RX, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate (AFRL)
Announcement BAA-RQKM-2013-0005
Title: AFRL Research Collaboration Program
Program Summary: The objective of the AFRL Research Collaboration program is to enable collaborative research partnerships between AFRL and Academia and Industry in areas including but not limited to Materials and Manufacturing and Aerospace Sensors that engage a diverse pool of domestic businesses that employ scientists and engineers in technical areas required to develop critical war-fighting technologies for the nation’s air, space and cyberspace forces through specific AFRL Core Technical Competencies (CTCs). This objective will be met by awarding contracts/assistance instruments that provide a broad range of highly unique evolutionary and revolutionary technology advances in nine competency areas: Structural Materials and Applications, Functional Materials and Applications, Support for Operations, Manufacturing Technology, Radio Frequency (RF) Sensing, Electro-Optical Sensing, Spectrum Warfare, Layered Sensing Exploitation and Enabling Sensor Devices/Components.
White Paper Due: Current through December 20, 2017
Submission Window: TBD pending white paper acceptance
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Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Announcement BAA-AFOSR-2013-0001
Title: Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Program Summary: AFOSR plans, coordinates, and executes the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) basic research program in response to technical guidance from AFRL and requirements of the Air Force; fosters, supports, and conducts research within Air Force, university, and industry laboratories; and ensures transition of research results to support U.S. Air Force needs. The focus of AFOSR is on research areas that offer significant and comprehensive benefits to our national warfighting and peacekeeping capabilities. These areas are organized and managed in five scientific Departments: Dynamical Systems and Control (RTA), Quantum and Non-Equilibrium Processes (RTB), Information, Decision and Complex Networks (RTC), Complex Materials and Devices (RTD), and Energy, Power and Propulsion (RTE).
 Due Date: Open Announcement: White Papers & Proposals accepted until announcement superseded. See specific topic descriptions for applicable due dates.
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