Government and Industry Partnerships
Essential to Accomplish the Impossible
DMEA makes it possible for our customers to resolve problems quickly and efficiently.
The solution is not only technical, however, but also contractual. It doesn’t
matter if we have the greatest technical resources in the world if you can’t
get to us. That’s why we have developed unique contracting vehicles that give
access to DMEA and commercial facilities to program managers in record time.
The Defense Microelectronics Activity stays at the leading edge of the newest and
most advanced technologies. We share our expertise and facilities whenever possible
with other government organizations, the private sector and academia. It is a part
of our mission to promote the timely transfer of technology from government to the
It is also part of our mission to streamline contracting opportunities for federal
and state organizations and our foreign allies in developing microelectronic hardware
The Advanced Technology Support Program (ATSP) is an Indefinite
Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract vehicle for government agencies wishing to
hire the private sector (contractors DMEA pre-approves) for work on microelectronics
ATSP3 Source Selection
The Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA)
enables industry and academia to gain access to DMEA expertise and facilities.