NEST offers Federally-funded research and business opportunities for members through solicitations. The solicitations offer NAC members the opportunity to propose prototype technologies to the technical requirements in each solicitation’s sub-objective area. Current solicitations are listed below.

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Request for Prototype ProjectsDescriptionRelease DateProposal Due Date
NEST 24-02Multiple RequirementsMarch 21, 2024April 18, 2024
NEST 24-ALight Rare Earth Element (LREE)December 18, 2023January 17, 2024
NEST-24-01Multiple RequirementsNovember 9, 2023December 14, 2023
NEST 23-FLight Rare Earth Element (LREE)September 29, 2023November 13, 2023
NEST 23-E 21-inch Propulsion Section for STANDARD MISSILE June 5, 2023 July 11, 2023
NEST 23-02Multiple RequirementsMay 23, 2023June 27, 2023
NEST 23-DMultiple RequirementsMay 9, 2023May 30, 2023*
NEST 23-CMultiple RequirementsMarch 27, 2023April 18, 2023
NEST 23-BMultiple RequirementsFebruary 9, 2023March 16, 2023*
NEST 23-01Multiple RequirementsNovember 22, 2022January 17, 2023
NEST 23-AGround Launched APKWS Modular SystemOctober 31, 2022January 03, 2023*

Note, dates are subject to change.