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.
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.
research - innovation - science - engineering
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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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.
Torch Technologies is a prime contractor for the U.S. Army Research, Development, and
Engineering Command, Aviation
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.
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