Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD)

Capability Assessment Event (CAE)

 A Joint, Accelerator for Innovative Minds (AIM) Project
08-09 May 2019

Submission Deadline: CLOSED 22 March at 11:59 PM EST

No Late Submissions Accepted


On 08-09 May, SOFWERX, in collaboration with United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO CBRND), and the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Chemical Biological Center, will host a Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Capability Assessment Event (CAE) to identify CWMD technologies relevant to the specific problem statements below. The collaborative CWMD DoD group intends to align transition pathways across the full technology spectrum, regardless of maturity.


Event Methodology

Interested respondents who can potentially provide solutions that meet the CWMD technology needs, must complete and submit information requested in the Quad Chart and White Paper templates located below. The USSOCOM representatives will subsequently select those respondents/submissions they feel have the highest potential to provide comprehensive, cost-effective solutions that meet their needs. Those selected respondents will be invited for the opportunity to participate in one-on-one discussions with Government representatives.  


How You Can Participate

Industry, Academia and National Labs

Government Stakeholders will begin reviewing all submissions after 22 March. Invitations and consolations for potential CWMD CAE attendance will be sent via email o/a 10 April. Selected companies must then RSVP NLT 15 April to participate.  



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For event related questions, please contact Tania Steele, [email protected]


Notice for all interested parties to SOFWERX events:  Announcement of SOFWERX events that are considered to have high potential for further efforts that may be accomplished via FAR-based contracting instruments, Other Transaction Authority (OTA) for Prototype Projects 10 USC 2371b, Prizes for advanced technology achievements 10 USC 2374a, and/or Prize Competitions 15 USC 3719, may be made at the and/or website(s).  All announcements made at the and/or website(s) are considered to satisfy the reasonable effort to obtain competition in accordance with 10 USC 2374a (b), 15 USC 3719 (e) and 10 USC 2371b (b)(2).  All FAR based actions will follow announcement procedures per FAR 5.201(b) accordingly.