DODD 5000.77 CE-03
DOD FEDERALLY FUNDED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER (FFRDC) PROGRAM
|Publication Date:||13 December 2019|
In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.01 and the July 13, 2018 Deputy Secretary of Defense Memorandum, this issuance:
• Establishes the DoD FFRDC Program.
• Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for establishing, terminating, managing the use of, and overseeing DoD-sponsored FFRDCs pursuant to Section 2367 of Title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.); Section 8025 of Public Law (PL) 115-31 (also known as the "Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017"), or a similar annually recurring provision if enacted in subsequent years; Part 35.017 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); and Part 235.017 of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).
• Establishes management structure and policy for the acquisition of DoD FFRDC services to meet the requirements of Section 2330 of Title 10, U.S.C. and exempts FFRDC services acquisition from DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5000.74.
• Supersedes the FFRDC Management Plan portion of the May 2, 2011, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) Memorandum.