How to Join

HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER

APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP

1. Complete the Membership Application Form

SIGN THE AOC

2. Sign the Articles of Collaboration

CONFIRM AND SUBMIT

3. Confirm necessary documentation for submission

  • Completed and signed Membership Application
  • Signed page 13 of the Articles of Collaboration
  • Copy of current DD2345 certification (What is this?)
  • DSS-approved mitigation plan OR signed Export Compliance Acknowledgement Form for those operating under FOCI

Email Membership Application, page 13 of the Articles of Collaboration and DD2345 form to:

MCDC@ati.org

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

ACCESS

Networking opportunities with consortium members (industry and academia), Government and other strategic stakeholders, at annual membership meetings and valuable conferences and forums

SPEED

Operates through a flexible contracting vehicle capable of multiple taskings with a single set of terms, resulting in award execution significantly faster than traditional FAR-based contracts

INFORMATION

Provides visibility into Government needs and priorities, enabling members to direct R&D (and IR&D) investments to meet them

MARKET EXPANSION

Creates a channel for small companies and non-traditional suppliers to identify opportunities and establish customer relationships with Government and other members

REVENUE

Minimizes cash flow challenges through rapid, single-point contracting capability of the Consortium Management Firm (CMF) and advanced payments for approved projects from the Government to CMF