To address today’s most pressing cybersecurity challenges, government agencies can now access the unique facilities, cybersecurity technologies, and expertise of the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center (NCF). The NCF is dedicated to accelerating the adoption of secure technologies.
The NCF supports the mission of the NCCoE at NIST—to collaborate with innovators to provide real- world, standards-based cybersecurity capabilities that address business needs. NIST sponsors the NCF to meet cybersecurity research and development needs— and to help demonstrate integrated cybersecurity that is cost-effective, repeatable, and scalable. As an FFRDC, NCF operates in the public interest with objectivity and no organizational conflicts of interest.
NCF provides research, development, engineering, and technical support, such as:
Request a needs assessment by emailing us at FFRDC_Requests@NIST.gov.
Needs assessment is reviewed to ensure it is within scope of the NCF IDIQ contract* and meets the additional criteria shown below.
This is an assisted acquisition. The NIST NCCoE will collaborate with your agency to prepare any necessary documentation for an IAA (e.g., SOW; IGCE; Market Research Report; FMS Forms 7600A and B.)
The NIST Acquisition Management Division will issue an RFP to The MITRE Corporation. A Task Order will be awarded to MITRE for the approved work proposal. We will work with your agency to meet your goals in terms of cost and technical approaches.
For more information, please email FFRDC_Requests@NIST.gov.
*NIST Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract no. SB1341-14-CQ-0010.