USAMRMC New Products and Ideas

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The United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) utilizes the New Products and Ideas (NPI) system as a mechanism to have visibility and evaluate new products and ideas, currently configured or in development, that support our mission. The NPI provides a means for our subject matter experts to assess these products and ideas, evaluate their applicability to USAMRMC's mission, and provide feedback to the submitter. It provides the vendor an opportunity to showcase their product or idea without needing to travel to Fort Detrick and without giving anyone an unfair competitive advantage.

Submission to the NPI is not a substitute where other vehicles are more appropriate, such as responding to Requests for Proposals (RFPs), the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) or Program Announcements (PAs), nor does it take the place of a pre-proposal that may be required by a BAA or PA.

USAMRMC does not award contracts, provide research grants, or offer other forms of financial support through the NPI. Likewise, USAMRMC does not purchase or obtain programs, services or products through the NPI. All requirements and funding opportunities are advertised through and Please visit those sites to view current solicitations and announcements.

Need More Information?

The "Gateway to Partnerships Brochure," prepared by the Strategic Planning Office, describes some resources for doing business with USAMRMC. We suggest reviewing this brochure and contacting the Strategic Planning Office to begin the conversation.

- Gateway to Partnerships Brochure (PDF 4 MB)

Frequently Asked Question

Is there other funding available for my product/idea?

Research funding within USAMRMC is very limited and varies from year to year. There is no particular time of the year where funding is more available than at other times. If your company is a small business and you are looking for a relatively small amount of funding, you may also want to consider the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. For more information on these programs, consult the following links:

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Page last modified: 12-Mar-2016