JUNE 19-21, 2023

ATI Advanced Manufacturing Challenge Submissions

Do not submit any CUI or proprietary information into this Challenge. Through your submission, you are agreeing that all information submitted is not proprietary or controlled unclassified information (CUI).

Contractual Disclaimer
In addition to, and separate from the TechConnect World event in June, responses from industry may also be considered by ATI as market research information in support of the Navy ManTech portfolio. Responses received will not be considered as the basis for future contract award.

We recommend using this Microsoft Word document as a tool to assist in saving and completing your submission. NOTE: This is document is only for saving a copy of your own work, all submissions must be completed electronically online below.

Contact Information

Note: In addition to the contact information, the following information may be made available to conference attendees if organization is invited to participate in program. Please do not include any confidential or proprietary information in your submission’s details.

Organization Information

List as you want printed in the program.

Must start with a http:// or a https://, for example: http://www.acme.com

Technology/Project Details

50 words max.
Fleet Fabrication/Sustainment
Advanced/Novel Materials
Additive Manufacturing
Autonomous Vehicle Production
Hypersonic Fabrication
Energetics/Propellants Production
Lasers/Component Manufacturing
If Other selected above.
TRL numbers are defined here: esto.nasa.gov/files/TRL_definitions.pdf
IT/Digital/Virtual/Augmented Reality
Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML)
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
Shipbuilder Enhancement
(write in)
200 words max. Provide a short description of the material, operational, and manufacturing deficiencies for the focus area and/or Navy platform being addressed. Identify key technical and manufacturing barriers to success that directly address the problem.
200 words max. Enter a concise statement that describes the purpose that will be achieved by advancing the solution addressed. This statement should briefly describe the project in terms of establishing improved manufacturing processes, methods, or equipment for the production of defense material. Be as concise as possible.
200 words max. A short description of how the technology solution proposed for advancement overcomes those barriers and provides the needed capability. Describe in summary level fashion the technical approach.
200 words max. Why should your solution/proposal be considered for support? What are the benefits? Are those benefits quantifiable? (faster/lighter/stronger/cheaper/efficient, etc.)
50 words max. Has your Tech/Project received/leveraged any Government or Private Funding/Contracts/Awards to-date. Provide a description of programs and projects from other services or agencies (SBIR, International, Joint, OGAs, etc.) that relate to this ManTech submission. Describe collaboration with other community organizations involved in or resulting from this effort?
200 words max. Does your Technology/Project need a Teaming Partner(s)? If so, have any Teaming Partners been identified?
200 words max. Provide Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) cost estimate. If possible include planned expenditure(s) by fiscal year.
200 words max. Provide an anticipated period of performance requirement for the overall effort and each individual phase (i.e. 24 months; Phase 1 @ 9 months; Phase 2 @ 15 months).
*A non-traditional defense contractor means an entity that is not currently performing and has not performed, for at least the one-year period prior to the date of this application, any contract or subcontract for the Department of Defense that is subject to full coverage under the cost accounting standards prescribed pursuant to section 1502 of title 41 and the regulations implementing such section.


If you have previously experience or engagement with the Navy, and are able to answer the following, please fill out the supplemental fields below. All responses will be provided to Navy leadership for review and engagement consideration, so we highly encourage you to complete the additional fields to the best of your ability. (if you are not able to answer these questions, please skip to the end of the submission form).

VIRGINIA Class Submarine (VCS)
COLUMBIA Class Submarine (CLB)
ARLIEGH BURKE Class Destroyer (DDG)
FORD Class Aircraft Carrier (CVN)
Joint Strike Fighter (JSF/F-35)
Accelerated Capability focused project
If Other selected above.

Centers of Excellence

Center for Naval Metal Working (CNM)
CNM conducts projects that focus on metals and advanced metallic materials, metal-based composites, metal materials manufacturing processes (e.g., additive manufacturing) and joining techniques, coupled with process design control and advanced metrology and inspection technologies.
Composites Manufacturing Technology Center (CMTC)
The CMTC program develops improved manufacturing processes for composite and non-metallic based components, coatings, and associated materials and processes.
Naval Shipbuilding and Advanced Manufacturing (NSAM) Center
NSAM focuses on projects that investigate using modern planning systems, automated fabrication technologies, supply chain improvements, streamlined unit / module flow to and within storage and construction areas, wireless data management applications, using 3D models to support production, and developing improved scheduling systems for new, aggressive build strategies.
200 words max. Any additional relevant information you would like to provide

Sponsors & Partners
SBIR/STTR Agency Partners