The Defense to Response Technology Program (D2R) is searching for Department of Defense (DoD) funded technologies to enhance public safety and homeland security. D2R is the Domestic Preparedness Support Initiative's (DPSI) Technology Transition Program that will identify three technologies, annually, and provide the full services of Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service's Product Development Center (TEEX PDC) to provide technologies: - Market validation and competitive insight for responder adoption - Business mentors and guidance to structure a business plan for technology - Responder mentors and guidance to integrate the technology with the responder industry - Testing protocols, execution and validation with a TEEX TESTED® report - Strategic manufacturing plan - Marketing mix and strategy development - Cost proposal and use of funds - Access to investors.
D2R currently has a call for solutions open and applications are due August 31, 2016 at 11:59 PM CST. Visit www.TEEXPDC.com/d2r to apply. D2R Information (pdf).