NRO Calls for Analytics, Sensing Tech R&D Proposals

research-and-development-RDThe U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has announced plans to competitively fund industry projects to explore sensing, aperture and sensemaking analytics technologies.

NRO said in a broad agency announcement posted Aug. 6 on FedBizOpps that it wants research and development proposals from companies as well as nonprofit and academic organizations.

The agency expects to issue multiple contracts with a $450,000 ceiling value over a nine-month performance period through the NRO Director’s Innovation Initiative Program.

Interested parties must submit “a transmittal letter, a cover page, an abstract, an introduction and a summary chart describing their proposed project” for agency evaluation.

Submissions are due Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.

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