Decision Makers

If you are interested in CTTSO and our efficient use of U.S. government funds to meet our mission, we want to talk to you.


If you are either a current or potential user of the combating terrorism solutions we help to develop, we want to talk to you.


If you currently work with CTTSO or would like to find out how to do so, we want to talk to you.

The CTTSO’s Mission

The CTTSO identifies and develops capabilities to combat terrorism and irregular adversaries and to deliver these capabilities to DoD components and interagency partners through rapid research and development, advanced studies and technical innovation, and provision of support to U.S. military operations.


The Defense to Response Technology Program (D2R) is searching for Department of Defense (DoD) funded technologies to enhance public safety and homeland security. D2R is the Domestic Preparedness Support Initiative's (DPSI) Technology Transition Program that will identify three technologies, annually, and provide the full services of Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service's Product Development Center (TEEX PDC) to provide technologies: - Market validation and competitive insight for responder adoption - Business mentors and guidance to structure a business plan for technology - Responder mentors and guidance to integrate the technology with the responder industry - Testing protocols, execution and validation with a TEEX TESTED® report - Strategic manufacturing plan - Marketing mix and strategy development - Cost proposal and use of funds - Access to investors.

D2R currently has a call for solutions open and applications are due August 31, 2016 at 11:59 PM CST. Visit www.TEEXPDC.com/d2r to apply. D2R Information (pdf).

Laboratory Innovation Crowdsourcing

The CTTSO presents Laboratory Innovation Crowdsourcing (LINC).

LINC is a portal that allows operational combating terrorism challenges to be submitted to the entire body of USG and military individuals to crowdsource solutions.

Click here to register!