Create a world that is Better. Safer. Stronger.

MD5 is now NSIN, the National Security Innovation Network. Our new name reflects our mission, to build new networks of innovators. We remain dedicated to the work of bringing together defense, academic and entrepreneurial innovators to solve national security problems in new ways.
Our Work

A New Model for National Security Innovation

National Service

Our National Service Portfolio creates new models and pathways to service for those wishing to serve without having to put on a uniform, ensuring that generational and cultural differences are not barriers.

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Collaboration

Our Collaboration Portfolio facilitates collision events that connect service members with academic and venture partners to develop and prototype new service member-driven solutions.

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Acceleration

Our Acceleration Portfolio offers programs that promote the development and growth of dual-use ventures that respond to service members’ needs.

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About Us

Our network is driven by the values of service, collaboration, and speed: creating exponential innovation.

Together, the communities of defense, academia and venture will drive the innovations that help us realize the better, safer, stronger world we want to build.

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  • 29 Challenges to date

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