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Create a world that is Better. Safer. Stronger.

NSIN, the National Security Innovation Network, is an unrivaled problem-solving network in the U.S. Department of Defense that adapts to the emerging needs of those who serve in the defense of our national security. We are dedicated to the work of bringing together defense, academic and entrepreneurial innovators to solve national security problems in new ways.
Our Work

A New Model for National Security Innovation

National Service

Our National Service Portfolio creates new models and pathways to service for those wishing to serve without having to put on a uniform, ensuring that generational and cultural differences are not barriers.

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Our Collaboration Portfolio facilitates collision events that connect service members with academic and venture partners to develop and prototype new service member-driven solutions.

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Our Acceleration Portfolio offers programs that promote the development and growth of dual-use ventures that respond to service members’ needs.

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About Us

Our network is driven by the values of service, collaboration, and speed: creating exponential innovation.

Together, the communities of defense, academia and venture will drive the innovations that help us realize the better, safer, stronger world we want to build.

  • 3434 Ideas
  • 6183 Posts
  • 89 Challenges to date

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