Solve Problems Faster
Innovate and solve problems faster. Source products, services, technologies and companies outside traditional channels. Collaborate internally and externally with companies.
Find companies, issue a challenge, solve problems.
Find out what other Agencies companies and institutions are doing. Find like-minded people, analyze companies, capabilities, products, or services and see what is actually out there.
Analyze the market through reports and dashboards.
Group organize and compare companies based on market, capability, industry, and technology, etc. Share with your team and work in collaboration inside an active network of problem solvers.
Create a Portfolio to evaluate Companies side-by-side
Leverage and share findings, document results, capitalize on what others have accomplished, broadcast results to your team, accelerate problems solving and market analysis
Capitalize on the Exchange to solve problems faster.
Bottom Line Up Front
Forget the old way of finding capabilities and solutions and break the constraints of traditional discovery and procurement. We have created a digital marketplace that is designed on discovery and finding technologies and products, along with the people, companies, universities and laboratories behind them.
Streamlined Technology Scouting & Sourcing
The Exchange reduces sourcing costs, increases optionality, and accelerates time to solution. Through an adaptable dashboard, the Exchange is customized to your process and creates actionable insights by enabling you an in-depth look into company performance, existing and emerging channels of Government, industry, and academic innovation.
You and your team can focus on what matters - finding the right technology to meet your needs.
Next Generation Market Research
The Exchange's market research tools enable quick discovery, analysis, and assessment of capabilities to solve unique problems.
The analytics and capabilities allow in-depth reports and filters based upon socio-economic status, fderal market footprint, contract awards, annual revenue, grants, SBIR/STTR awards, SAM registration, NAICS and PSC codes, points of contact, and other key information necessary when evaluating existing and emerging markets.
Who's using the Exchange to accelerate sourcing
DEFENSEWERX and their hubs are the catalyst for decisive innovation between the private sector and the armed forces.
ERDCWERX has tools to empower small businesses, entrepreneurs, and academia to identify new partnerships for innovation and commercialization with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in military engineering, environmental quality and inspections, civil works and water resources, geospatial research and engineering, and engineered resilient systems.
SOFWERX is a platform that helps solve challenging Warfighter problems at scale through collaboration, ideation, events, and rapid prototyping.
MGMWERX was created under a Partnership Intermediary Agreement between DEFENSEWERX and the Air Force Research Laboratory to align with the education initiatives of Air University. MGMWERX augments ongoing Air University programs to enhance production of high-quality, innovative research and ideas that span issues of importance to the Air Force.
The Doolittle Institute, an AFRL Innovation Institute, supports the Air Force Research Labs Munitions Directorate by working to license and commercialize AFRL/RW technologies in the private sector, enable rapid technology delivery to the warfighter, identify and foster new R&D partnerships and develop AFRL’s current and future workforce.