A Leading HBCU for R&D Contract Opportunities

and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC).

The AAMU-RISE Foundation is contributing to the weapon systems development and analysis of tactical missile systems and close-in area defense missile systems.

Our SBIR/STTR Conference

The AAMU-RISE Foundation is collaborating with the Center for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Development to host a STTR/SBIR conference on the campus of Alabama A&M University.  Read More

The AAMU-RISE Foundation is proficient in executing government contracts for research and development. Our areas of expertise include defense, aerospace, cyber security, sustainable energy sources, as well as food production and emerging biotechnologies. In addition to fulfilling the needs of federal agencies, we also are capable of collaborating with industry partners and ready to team up with other academic institutions.

The AAMU-RISE Foundation leverages all research disciplines at Alabama A&M University. Those resources, along with unparalleled business management leadership, enable our team to meet and exceed contract expectations.


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Direct Agency Contracts

The federal marketplace provides opportunities for minority-serving institutions to compete for scientific, technical and engineering contracts, particularly in defense. The secretaries of all military departments are developing strategies for awarding prime contracts and subcontracts to historically black colleges and universities.

The AAMU-RISE Foundation is well-positioned to support these institutions in securing contracts. Through the Knowledge Sharing Center, our team can assist administrators leverage their research capabilities through general training or personalized consultation.

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Knowledge Sharing Center

Interested in learning more about what the AAMU-RISE Foundation can do for your agency? Download our Statement of Capabilities.

Employment Opportunities

Sub-Contract Partnerships

The Missile Defense Agency develops, tests and prepares missile defense systems for deployment. The AAMU-RISE Foundation has demonstrated its effectiveness through past contract performance with MDA.

"We're executing contracts on real-life, meaningful projects that matter."

Dr. Chance M. Glenn, Sr.

President/Executive Director

Torch Technologies is a prime contractor for the U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command, Aviation

NASA Administrator Says AAMU Is A Vital Resource

During a tour of Alabama A&M, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said that historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), are important to NASA's journey to Mars.

Experienced in Government Contracting

News and Information

The AAMU-RISE Foundation is an effective and efficient sub-contractor who collaborates with an array of industry leaders, such as CALIBRE. Through this particular partnership, mobile applications are being developed to sell to the U.S. Department of Defense.

Leading HBCUs in     Contract-based R&D