Defense Industry Manufacturer's Innovation Checklist

Seven steps to initiate and plan innovation projects to become a more successful defense supplier.

Innovation is an essential element of the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Innovation Initiative.  This article is intended to provide clarity on the specific actions a manufacturer can undertake to qualify as an innovative supplier. 

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