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Uncovering transformative technology solutions to solve Army problems.The xTech Program hosts Army prize competitions, connecting businesses with Army and DoD experts to build solutions for current problems. Through these competitions, the xTech Program, led by the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology, allows businesses to compete for cash prizes and potential follow-on contracts to accelerate and transition their transformative technology solutions into the Army.
xTech connects the Army with businesses through prize competitions, breaking down traditional barriers to working with the Army. Bringing these groups together not only spurs innovation and accelerates technology development for the Army, but provides businesses a unique collaboration opportunity. In addition to cash prizes, businesses are given opportunities to receive follow-on contracts and direct exposure to Army experts and commercial stakeholders – supplying businesses with key networking, education and mentorship opportunities.
xTECH PROGRAM VALUES
- Timeliness. Maximize initial cash-flow for non-defense businesses; provide valuable feedback for continuous improvement
- Transparency. Clear alignment with Army needs; Build confidence in system
- Partnership. Direct technology alignment with ASA(ALT) & Program Executive Office (PEO) priorities; Integration of all stakeholders from the user, R&D and acquisition community into feedback loop
- Engagement. Connecting businesses with Army experts in their fields. Engages with Research Laboratories and Engineering Centers, PEOs, Concept Developers and Requirements Community, Reservists and Army leadership.
xTECH BY THE NUMBERS
Years of Competitions
in Contracts Awarded
in Prizes Awarded
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