Membership

Can my firm join a specific OTA consortium?

We don’t offer memberships to specific OTAs.  Instead, we offer membership to NSTXL, which provides your firm access to all of our OTAs.  Currently, NSTXL is the consortium manager for three OTAs, TReX, S2MARTS, and SpEC, but we are bidding on many more.  As we manage more OTAs, there is ►

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Can SBIR and/or STTR participants apply?

Yes, the NDAA FY18 made changes to the Small Business Innovation Research (“SBIR”) and Small Business Technology Transfer (“STTR”) programs (Section 864: Other Transaction Authority for Certain Prototype Projects). This (1) increases the amount of funding that can be authorized through the rapid prototyping program from $50 to $100 million ►

Can SBIR and/or STTR participants apply?2021-09-20T14:52:21-07:00

What agreement is put into place between NSTXL (the Consortium Manager) and the selected performer(s) for an opportunity?

Once a performer(s) has been selected based on the evaluation of white papers or solutions by the government, NSTXL will enter into a Performers Agreement with the selected vendor(s). This takes approximately 3-5 business days after NSTXL has been notified of the selection by the government. Every agreement is different ►

What agreement is put into place between NSTXL (the Consortium Manager) and the selected performer(s) for an opportunity?2021-09-20T14:51:50-07:00

Does my company need a CAGE code?

Yes, each organization is required to have a CAGE code. If a company has conducted business with the U.S. Government, it should include their CAGE code on their Membership Application. All applying members are required to include their CAGE code when submitting the Membership Application.

Does my company need a CAGE code?2021-09-20T14:49:36-07:00

What are the benefits of NSTXL membership?

The most valuable benefit of joining NSTXL is the ability to bid on our exclusive solicitations.  Our government customers mandate that you must be a member to submit a bid.  But NSTXL offers many other benefits to its members, including:

  • Membership to all of the OTAs we manage.
  • Ability to ►
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Can a member of the consortium use a subcontractor entity (other company, university, etc.) that is not part of the consortium?

Yes, the subcontractor does not have to be a member of the consortium, but the member is required to identify all subcontractors in their solution submission. Only the Prime on the contract needs to be a member of NSTXL.

Can a member of the consortium use a subcontractor entity (other company, university, etc.) that is not part of the consortium?2021-09-20T14:45:56-07:00

Can a large company benefit from being a NSTXL member, or is it only for nontraditional contractors?

Traditional defense contractors can greatly benefit from engaging with NSTXL in a variety of ways: NSTXL encourages teaming agreements among members (traditional and non-traditional) to deliver solutions to the Warfighter. NSTXL events also offer traditional contractors opportunities to identify business opportunities with innovative technologies from start-ups, universities, and incubators who ►

Can a large company benefit from being a NSTXL member, or is it only for nontraditional contractors?2021-09-20T14:45:20-07:00
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