The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Microsystems Technology Office is inviting the industry to submit research ideas to address existing and future challenges in information and communication technologies.
A notice posted Wednesday on SAM.gov states that the Forward-Looking Experimentation program aims to identify ICT innovations in seven topics: cognition; communications and connectivity; intelligent sensing; distributed computing; intelligent memory and storage; 3D monolithic and heterogeneous integration; and high-performance energy-efficient devices.
FLEX RA seeks to identify the direction of key advances in ICT, advance technology exploration and generate intellectual property, develop the next-generation workforce and build the foundation for future research.
The program has a one-year base period valued at $250,000 with an additional option year.
Responses are due Aug. 9, 2024.