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Educational Partnership Agreement


The Educational Partnership Agreement (EPA) is a formal agreement between a defense laboratory and an educational institution to transfer and/ or enhance technology applications and to provide technology assistance for all levels of education (pre-kindergarten and up).


To The Lab
  • Develop a future pool of scientists and engineers
  • Increase awareness of defense technologies
To the Educational Institution
  • Receive equipment outside the budget
  • Opportunities for students and faculty to work on defense research projects
  • Improve student and faculty interest in math, science, and technology

What Levels Are Eligible?

Primary (elementary)

Secondary (high school)

Colleges and universities

Also non-profit institutions dedicated to improving science, math and engineering education