Collaborating with federal institutions and programs allows NGA to enhance its GEOINT capabilities to achieve mission critical needs.
Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA)
The proliferation of commercial imagery analysis, geographic information system technologies, and standardized data formats, creates opportunities for collaborative research and development between NGA and the private sector to enhance national scientific and technical GEOINT capabilities.
Centralized location for individuals/companies to find and apply for federal funding opportunities.
Military Service Academies Engagement Program
NGA sponsors Inter-Agency Agreements (IAAs) with the five Military Service Academies —Army, Navy, Air Force Coast Guard and Merchant Marine — as a corporate service to the whole Agency.