Innovative Vacuum Electronics Science and Technology (INVEST)


The DARPA Microsystems Technology Office is soliciting fundamental research proposals in the area of vacuum electronics science and technology. Proposed research should investigate innovative approaches to modeling, advanced manufacturing, theory and design of components, and other focus areas that enable revolutionary advances in vacuum electron devices at millimeter wave (mm-wave) frequencies above 75 GHz. Specifically excluded are efforts that primarily result in evolutionary improvements to the existing state of the practice.

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Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Defense
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement, Grant, Other, Procurement Contract
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
Dates Posting Date: August 11, 2015 Abstract Due Date: September 14, 2015 Proposal Due Date: October 30, 2015 Estimated period of performance start: March 2, 2016 Closing Date, 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Time): February 5, 2016
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Dr. William Palmer
MTO Program Manager
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