Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA)

Funding Agency:
Department of Defense

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to provide an assistance mechanism for the CTMA program to stimulate research, development, evaluation, integration and deployment of innovative maintenance and sustainment capabilities for the primary benefit of the public using a broad range of DoD sustainment and warfighter support operations as the test bed. Thus, the goal of this FOA is to leverage and advance commercial developments in maintenance and sustainment technology and processes for the primary benefit of U.S. industry and the public applying the research, development, evaluation, integration, and deployment to DoD issues – to reduce costs, improve system/platform operational availabilities, increase systems reliability, improve logistical support efficiency and effectiveness, improve the planning and execution of sustainment operations, increase the resiliency of the sustainment industrial base, improve environmental compliance, and increase sustainment personnel competency and safety.

Application Due: 21 January 2020 

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Amount Description

Historically, projects have ranged in cost from $100,000.00 to over $20,000,000.00, but typical projects are within the range of $1,000,000.00 to $10,000,000.00. 

Funding Type





Engineering and Physical Sciences
Social Sciences

External Deadline

January 21, 2020