About Us

ERDCWERX provides a streamlined path to collaboration and contracting with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC). As a neutral facilitator, ERDCWERX takes innovation to the marketplace and warfighter through technology transition and technology transfer. In support of tech transition and tech transfer goals of ERDC, we:

  • Expand internal and external networks to include industry and academia
  • Simplify the process for industry and academia to engage with ERDC
  • Promote and leverage ERDC’s innovation strengths
  • Save time and accelerate the progress of research, IP commercialization, and other initiatives

ERDCWERX empowers industry and academia to identify new partnerships for innovation and commercialization with ERDC and invites non-traditional defense contractors to submit, at no cost, solutions to specific projects identified by ERDC.

ERDCWERX has tools to empower small businesses, entrepreneurs, and academia to identify new partnerships for innovation and commercialization with ERDC in military engineering, environmental quality and inspections, civil works and water resources, geospatial research and engineering, and engineered resilient systems.

An Innovation Hub of DEFENSEWERX

Located in Vicksburg, Mississippi, ERDCWERX is a partnership intermediary of ERDC and an innovation hub of DEFENSEWERX. We serve ERDC’s seven laboratories in four states.

DEFENSEWERX Innovation Hub Map