AFRL/RXC Structural Materials Open/Open BAA Program

Funding Agency:
Department of Defense

Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate is soliciting white papers and potentially technical and cost proposals under this announcement that support the needs of its Structural Materials and Applications mission. Structural Materials technologies that range from materials and scientific discovery through technology development and transition are of interest. Descriptors of Materials and Manufacturing Directorate technology interests are in two contexts; that of structural materials science and engineering academic “competencies,” and that of Air Force application area needs.

WHITE PAPER DUE DATE AND TIME: White papers may be submitted at any time upon issuance of this BAA until 20 September 2023.

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Amount Description

The Air Force anticipates awarding multiple awards for this announcement. Individual awards are anticipated to be in the range of $100K to $5M per contract. However, we reserve the right to award larger or smaller contracts and assistance instruments.

Funding Type





Engineering and Physical Sciences

External Deadline

September 20, 2023