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The White Paper and Proposal submission and Government management web portal for the U. S. Department of Defense (DoD) Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) Program.

US Congress CLICK HERE FOR A SPECIAL REPORT: Rapid Innovation Fund White Papers submitted for each Congressional District.

2019 WHITE PAPER NOTIFICATIONS:  Some Agencies' White Papers are still in the "pending" status because they have not completed the White Paper process.
Emails will be sent to submitters when an agency completes their process. Submitters may log into this web portal to find the results of the review of their submitted White Paper(s). Review result status will be "Selected - invited to submit a proposal", "Not Selected", or "Pending." A status of "Pending" indicates the review of that White Paper is still in process. Some RIF organizations have a longer review process than others, resulting in a status of "Pending" until the process is complete.
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DoD RIF CONTACTS
DoD RIF web portal help desk: rifteam@dodrif.us, 855-829-2832. (POC list updated from Defense Innovation Marketplace website)
DoD RIF Director's Office Army Navy Air Force Other
Ted Bujewski
Director, RIF Program
theodore.j.bujewski.civ@mail.mil
571-372-6256
Rob Saunders
RIF Lead, Department of the Army
robert.m.saunders14.civ@mail.mil
703-697-0502
Scott Bartlett
RIF Lead, Department of the Navy
scott.bartlett@navy.mil
703-696-0340
Dan Strong
RIF Lead, Department of the Air Force
daniel.strong@us.af.mil
571-256-0304
Ted Bujewski
RIF Lead, Other Agencies
theodore.j.bujewski.civ@mail.mil
571-372-6256
Carrie Bayer
RIF Program Analyst
carrie.e.bayer.ctr@mail.mil
571-372-8413
Nick Wallace
RIF Army support contractor
nicholas.s.wallace8.ctr@mail.mil
703-697-0721
Calvin Reddick
RIF Navy support contractor
calvin.reddick3.ctr@navy.mil
856-905-1936
Tim Spicer
RIF PM Air Force
Timothy.Spicer@us.af.mil
937-255-4417
Carrie Bayer
RIF Program Analyst
carrie.e.bayer.ctr@mail.mil
571-372-8413

The Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) provides a collaborative vehicle for small businesses to provide the Department of Defense with innovative technologies that can be rapidly inserted into acquisition programs that meet specific defense needs. Businesses that are not rated a "Small Business" under the relevant NAICS codes may also participate in RIF. RIF is not restricted to small businesses. RIF is administered by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (USD R&E)

To learn more about RIF visit the Defense Innovation Marketplace website.