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Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs)

Contact Information

Paul W. Montgomery
Director, External Relations
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
1534 White Ave., Suite A108
Knoxville, TN 37996-1529
Phone: (865) 974-9440
E-mail: paul.montgomery@utk.edu

Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs) are competitive solicitation procedures used by U.S. Department of Defense agencies to obtain proposals for basic and applied research as well as general research not directly related to the development of a specific system or hardware procurement. The type of research solicited under a BAA attempts to increase knowledge in science and/or to advance the state of the art as compared to practical application of knowledge.

Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Army Research Institute for the Behavioral & Social Sciences (ARI)

Army Research Laboratory (ARL)

Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity

Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

Army Corps of Engineers

Department of Defense New Idea Portal

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory

Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)

Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

Office of Naval Research (ONR)