NCMS Announces 2017 CTMA Technology Competition

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) and the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Maintenance Policy and Programs (MPP) has issued the 2017 CTMA Technology Competition designed to introduce new technologies to DoD’s maintenance facilities to help sustain materiel readiness at reduced costs. The Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) Program, a unique collaboration between NCMS and OSD, will administer this $125,000 competition in conjunction with this year’s CTMA Annual Partners and Integrated Project Meeting. All projects can be scoped up to but not beyond the $125,000 ceiling for the award.

Details

Submissions for the 2017 CTMA Technology Competition should include an Abstract (300-500 words) and Quad Chart and will be accepted until Friday, 17 March 2017.

Abstracts must meet the following criteria in order to be considered for the 2017 CTMA Technology Competition:

  • Problem statement
  • Description of technology
  • Current status of the technology
  • Test data or simulation support for performance claims
  • Next steps / potential benefits

All submissions will be printed and published online and in print.  By submitting you are authorizing release to the public, and that the submission has been vetted for public viewing, and does not contain proprietary or confidential information. 

Submission Templates

Please use the following Abstract and Quad Chart templates:

CTMA Technology Competition Abstract

CTMA Competition Quad Chart

Deadline

Entries must be submitted by Friday, 17 March 2017.

The 2017 CTMA Technology Competition winner will be announced at the 2017 CTMA Annual Partners and Integrated Project Meeting, taking place April 3-5, 2017 at Hill Air Force Base. Five finalists for the Competition will be invited to present to the 2017 CTMA Annual Partners and Integrated Project Meeting and are responsible for their own registration for the meeting and any associated fees. If you have any questions or need further information regarding the Technology Competition, please contact Debbie Lilu at 734.262.0758 or email debral@ncms.org.

All submissions will be printed and published online and in print.  By submitting you are authorizing release to the public, and that the submission has been vetted for public viewing, and does not contain proprietary or confidential information. 

CTMA Competition Submission Form

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Additive ManufacturingAutonomic LogosticsBusiness Processes / PartnershipsCBM+Coatings / Corrosion PreventionEnhanced InspectionReliability Improvement (Hardware)Training / Misc

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All submissions will be printed and published online and in print.  By submitting you are authorizing release to the public, and that the submission has been vetted for public viewing, and does not contain proprietary or confidential information.