Updated: Aug 26
The Chief Digital and AI Office (CDAO) in collaboration with Defense Acquisition University (DAU), will host a series of events to identify solutions from Academic Institutions, with a focus on Minority Institutions, to answer a specific problem set. The desired end state is to build a new process and pipeline for identifying, recruiting, training, onboarding, and hiring STEM graduates for Department of Defense Acquisition positions.
Updates and Information
"By the Numbers"
12 discovery paper submissions
7 Identified as small Business
4 Identified as large business
11 Selected for Round 2
Schedule (27 July - 23 August)
7 Business days to collect and receive discovery paper submissions
3 Business days to conduct discovery paper evaluations
1 Business day to make selections and send invitations to Round 2
1 Business day to conduct vendor interviews
17 Business days to award
2 Vendor interviews (16 August)
1 Selection for pilot award to an academic institution (New Mexico State University)