Building the National Security Marketplace
The National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) provides a single access point for innovative companies to access the extensive Department of Defense (DoD) network and its vast resources. Companies, universities, and laboratories can utilize NSTXL services to more efficiently and effectively access the proven commercialization track of the US military for their technologies. On the flip side, NSTXL enables DoD to cast a much larger net in order to find specific, innovative solutions to the hundreds of technological needs for installations and operations worldwide. Through an innovative online platform combined with a series of technology expos, challenges, competitions and awards, NSTXL prospects and vets emerging technologies and matches them with aggregated technological requirements of the US military. Once a match is made, NSTXL utilizes special contracting authority to complete the prototyping contract in a matter of only a few weeks.