Defense Prisoner of War / Missing Persons Office (DPMO) Needs Statement
The Department of Defense, Rapid Reaction Technology Office (RRTO) Innovation Outreach Program will conduct a Solutions Meeting in the Washington, DC area in the December timeframe. The Meeting provides selected innovative companies with an opportunity to make short technical presentations to government representatives about their technologies and products. There is a potential for companies to be selected for pilot projects or experimentation if their technology appears to match DPMO needs.
RRTO is supporting the DPMO in their quest for innovative technologies and capabilities to address Personnel Recovery (PR) and Personnel Accounting (PA) mission needs. The PR mission focuses on preparing organizations and personnel, including service members, government civilians and contractors, for possible isolation or capture and enabling their recovery and reintegration. Current PA efforts seek to account for over 83,000 missing persons from previous armed conflicts including World War II; the Korean, Cold, Vietnam, and Persian Gulf Wars; and the Iraq Campaign.
The DPMO is looking for innovative technologies and capabilities in the following topic areas: 1. Burial or Incident Site Identification and Location 2. Site Survey and Localization 3. Personnel Recovery 4. Biometrics and Forensics 5. Communications and Information Technology
Specific needs are contained in the attached file: DPMO Needs Statement.
Companies interested in participating in the Solutions Meeting should submit an application to RRTO Innovation via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following information is required in the application: 1. Email subject line "DPMO Workshop Application" 2. Company name 3. Website address 4. POC, email, phone number and an alternate POC if desired 5. A succinct description (less than 200 words in length) of the company's technologies, products and capabilities including a mapping to the topic areas and needs addressed
All applications must be received on or before 5:00 PM EDT, Tuesday, September 24, 2013.
Selected companies will be responsible for their travel and all other expenses associated with participation in the Solutions Meeting to be held in the Washington, DC area.