Call For Innovation (CFI) - Edge Analytics

Call for Innovation 

Northrop Grumman Corporation seeks qualified and innovative suppliers for Edge Analytics.  As a leading supplier of Mission Analytic solutions in support of the Aerospace and Defense industries, Northrop Grumman designs and delivers to its customers systems that may benefit from multiple types of analytic solutions.

This project will survey the industry and find potential suppliers who can provide innovative Edge Analytics technologies in one or more of the following areas: Data Generation and Processing, Machine Learning with Modeling and Simulation, Data Exchange Middleware, Fusion Analytics/Edge Sensor Analytics and Graph-based Knowledge Representation/Analytics. Those suppliers willing to try to become Northrop Grumman approved preferred suppliers would then fill out required paperwork, and be subject to on-site inspections and tours. On-site inspections would be carried out by a team of Northrop Grumman personnel to include our Quality specialists to approve suppliers. Successful suppliers will be given preferred status for the designated technology. In addition, the successful suppliers will be pre-approved for any future bids and projects.

Supplier must be willing to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement with Northrop Grumman. Any selected suppliers must be familiar and able to achieve compliance with U.S International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 252.204-7012. Additional information concerning details of the above regulations can be found at the following links:

ITAR: https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/regulations_laws/itar.html/
EAR: https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/regulations/export-administration-regulations-ear
DFAR 252.204-7012: https://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfars/html/current/252204.htm

Response Instructions

The initial submission should not contain proprietary information. Click Here for additional information and to make a submission via our partner, EIP. EIP will receive all responses and manage the submission process.  Northrop Grumman will ultimately review your information and contact you if further information and/or discussions are needed.

Response Deadline

All responses must be uploaded by 4pm ET on December 28, 2018.

For Assistance

Contact Northrop Grumman via email or 703-556-2768.