Partnering directly with Rome Labs gives you access to experts, tools, and research to further your own work or to grow your business. The Lab has state-of-the art resources and tools that you may not be able to access elsewhere. As the facilitator, the Griffiss Institute will help you determine which partnership works best for you and to guide you through the process.
Private companies, non-federal institutions, or other government agencies can use a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to partner with Rome Labs on shared research. Rome Labs will provide access to personnel, facilities, or equipment.
Commercial Test Agreements (CTAs) allow for outside entities to test their equipment, models, software, or other projects using government laboratories for an appropriate fee. There are requirements that must be met to engage with a CTA. Reach out to learn more.
Education Partnership Agreements (EPA) allow academic institutions to use AFRL/RI equipment, interact with subject matter experts, or conduct joint research.
Small businesses can grow our nation’s research & development through SBIR and STTR programs that allow businesses to explore new uses of their technological capabilities and business opportunities