The Acquisition Innovation Research Center
Cultivating Innovative and Transformative Research Across Academia, Government, and Industry
Improve Acquisition Outcomes
A learning organization that reaches across DoD to enable innovation and evidence-based decision making through policy, organizational change management, and workforce development.
AIRC provides a collaboration platform for engaging stakeholders within the extended DoD Acquisition Enterprise, thought leaders from across the nation, and researchers across academia.
Defense Data Grand Prix
Registration for Heat 3 Now Open
The Defense Data Grand Prix is an academic competition organized by the AIRC to increase awareness of Defense Acquisition System challenges, decisions, and processes. For Heat 3 (Fall 2022), competitors will implement an approach to making data accessible for analyses.
Disclaimer: This is not an official Department of Defense (DoD) website. Any information, data, products, services or hyperlinks contained within this website does not constitute any type of endorsement by the DoD. The information contained in this Website is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a form of direction or advice and should not be relied upon as a complete definitive statement in relation to any specific issue. Access to and use of the information of this website is at the user’s own risk.