Apply for MTEC Consortium membership online by following the link below.


You can find the MTEC Consortium Member Agreement (CMA) below.


Contact [email protected] if you need application assistance.

Member Benefits



Membership provides a simplified and streamlined access to Government funding and opportunities



Partnering & teaming opportunities on groundbreaking research and prototype efforts having commercial potential



An active voice in the Medical Technology development strategy and execution process



Step-by-step guidance throughout the required government vetting, certification and contracting process



Frequent educational and networking events with Government, Industry and Academia members


Any company, university, or research organization with expertise in the technology areas specifically related to the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium’s mission.

An application with all necessary documentation and certificates can be processed in a few business days.

It is best to apply early to allow enough time for the application processes. Postponing membership until a Solicitation is active may result in unforeseen delays and the inability to submit a proposal.

Yes, however per the Department of Commerce review, the following countries are noted to have been involved in either unstable government, civil war, ongoing intense crime or violence, or frequent terrorist attacks. MTEC members seeking to collaborate with companies operating from the following countries* will be subject to additional due diligence with the Defense Security Service. Warnings will remain in place until the situation changes.

  • Pakistan
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Afghanistan
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • North Korea
  • Ukraine
  • Algeria
  • Cuba
  • Russia
  • China

* and other countries with similar situations or conditions.

  • Signed copy of the Consortium Membership Agreement
  • A Unique Entity Identifier
  • A CAGE Code
  • An active account

A consortium is an association of individuals, companies, organizations or governments (or any combination of these entities) with the objective of participating in a common activity or pooling their resources for achieving a common goal.

This is the Agreement that governs the rights and obligations of the MTEC Member Organizations as they relate to the organization and operation of the MTEC.

Yes, there is a cost to join MTEC. View the dues structure here.

A nontraditional defense contractor means an entity that is not currently performing and has not performed, for at least the one-year period prior to the date of this application, any contract or subcontract for the Department of Defense that is subject to full coverage under the cost accounting standards prescribed pursuant to section 1502 of title 41 and the regulations implementing such section.

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“Other Transactions Agreement (OTA)” is the term commonly used to refer to the 10 USC 4022 authority to enter into transactions other than contracts, grants or cooperative agreements. The Department of Defense (DoD) currently has temporary authority to award relevant to weapons or weapons systems proposed to be acquired or developed by the DoD. OTA’s for prototype initiatives are acquisition instruments that generally, are not subject to the federal laws and regulations governing procurement (FAR-based) contracts. As such, they are not required to comply with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), its supplements (i.e. DFARS) or laws that are limited in applicability to procurement contracts.

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