7th Annual Science and Engineering Technology Conference/DoD Technology Exposition Volume 1
NATIONAL DEFENSE INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION ARLINGTON VA ARLINGTON United States
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In this session we will present the Fiscal Year 2007 Presidents Budget Request for the DoD S and T program. We will also highlight specific programs that will provide conference attendees opportunities to engage in collaborative efforts with the DoD and international S and T community. Presentations will provide information on technology areas of high interest to the DoD, time lines, and points of contact for the submission of proposals. Opportunities for both industry and academia will be covered. A wide range of programs, from the larger technology demonstrations funded by the Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration program, that lead to the evaluation of military utility of advanced technology by a Combatant Commander to the more focused technology development efforts that are funded by the Test and EvaluationScience and Technology T and ES and T program will be covered. Opportunities for proposing commercial off-the-shelf technology to meet current military needs will be addressed by the Quick Reaction FundRapid Reaction Fund program presentation. Specific scientific research areas having high interest to the DoD will be highlighted along with information on the process universities should use to submit proposals. The session will be rounded out with a presentation on opportunities for collaborative international research and technology development.