NPS Innovation Ecosystem

At NPS, we understand the innovation process. Our Innovation Ecosystem is made up of the qualities and resources that set NPS apart: Fleet Priorities, Partnerships, Innovation Education, Funding and Managment, and Prototyping and Experimentation. Read more about each resource area and how it can serve you.

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Fleet Priorities

NPS’ defense-focused education is aligned with the Navy's strategic priorities and CNO-identified Key Operational Problems.


NPS is a naval innovation center of gravity connecting and integrating academia, industry, and DOD research enterprise at a purpose-driven campus. Partner with us.

Innovation Education

NPS is synonymous with innovation. Promising ideas are generated, analyzed, war-gamed, red-teamed, and matured through capstone projects in a classified environment.

Prototyping & Experimentation

NPS is a convening place for experimentation, rapid prototyping, and collaboration with industry and Naval Research & Development Enterprise (NR&DE).

Funding & Management

We empower your research through funding and dedicated program management teams. Find out how OR&I can support your research project.