RTC’s membership consists of a diverse mix of large defense contractors, small businesses, university research centers, and non-traditional defense companies (those not doing significant business with the Department of Defense).
Membership is open to individuals and organizations for a nominal fee.
- Emphasis on U.S.-based company as a condition of membership. If the applicant has a foreign parent company, the U.S.-chartered company needs to be aware of the ITAR and take appropriate steps to have a TAA in place prior to any task order award. Processing a TAA can take as long as six (6) months.
- If a company desires to participate in the Request for Project Proposals (RPP) process, it must submit an application for RTC membership two (2) weeks prior to the RPP due date to NCMS.
- Subcontractors must be an RTC member prior to finalization of a task order funding a project under RTC’s OTA.
- If a company desires to participate in the submission of Concept Papers for the TAB process, it must submit an application for RTC membership two (2) weeks prior to the TAB process deadline.
RTC supports business development for organizations that have not historically worked for the Defense Department or other government organizations. Our role is to solicit and engage robotics innovators to deliver the most advanced technologies to the broadest array of potential clients.
For Profit Companies & Organizations
For Not-for-Profit Organizations and Academic Research Institutions
The Robotics Technology Consortium, Inc. is the result of a request by the Office of the Secretary of Defense Joint Ground Robotics Enterprise (“OSD/JGRE” or the “Government”), a Government organization, to form a consortium comprised of traditional and non-traditional government contractors, small and large businesses, for-profit and not-for-profit entities, academic organizations, and their affiliated organizations to enter into an Other Transactions Agreement under the authority of 10 U.S.C. § 2371, Section 845 of the 1994 National Defense Authorization Act, P.L. 103-160, as amended by Section 241 of the FY 1999 Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act, P.L. 105-261 and Section 822 of the FY 2002 National Defense Authorization Act, P.L. 107-107 (the “OT Agreement”) under which to provide the Government advice in developing and executing ground robotics endeavors and to perform robotics research and development (including prototype projects) selected by the Government.
Board Chairman – Rick Jarman
Executive Committee – Helen Greiner, Chair
STEM – James Isaac, Chair
Technology Advisory Board – Andy Dallas, Chair