INSA, ODNI seek innovative R&D project ideas

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) is seeking abstracts for cutting-edge independent research and development (IR&D) projects with national security applications for its 2019 Innovators’ Showcase, taking place May 2 in McLean, VA. Held in partnership with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, this annual event exposes key S&T and procurement officials from across the DOD and IC to bleeding-edge innovations from industry and academia, Arlington, VA-based INSA announced December 21.

Areas of interest include:

  • Chem/Bio Defense
  • Information Security and Assurance
  • Networking and High-Performance Computing
  • Nuclear
  • Persona and Identity Management
  • Traditional Mission Areas
  • Other Game-Changing Ideas

*All abstracts, regardless of selection, will be posted on the ODNI’s R-SPACE.

Up to 24 submissions will be selected for inclusion in the Showcase, where presenters will deliver brief, 8-minute pitches to more than 70 senior government S&T and procurement leaders, whose mission and application needs may provide future funding opportunities.

The submission deadline is COB on Monday, March 4, 2019. To learn more, visit

Source: INSA