I. Develop and maintain a database of research capabilities and other information about HBCUs & Minority Serving Institutions.
II. Increase opportunities for HBCU/MI faculty & students access to and participation in Federeal Labs
III. Increase competitiveness of Minority Institutions in obtaining contract opportunities
IV. Create a collaboration portal to facilitate partnerships between: HBCU/MI, Small businesses, Prime Contractors, and Majority Institutions
V. Provide a technology platform that supports the spirit & intent of President Obama's Executive Order: encouraging innovation, collaboration, and sustainability
VI. Provide visibility and analysis of Fedral programs that target underserved communities
VII. Improve awareness of Federal policy deployment; new programs and time sensitive opportunities for HBCU/MI and small businesses
VIII. Capture the unique stories of the institution and their alumni in our web-based series "The Greatest Stories Never Told"