Cross-Cutting Urgent Innovation Cell

Advancing technologies across missions.

The Cross-Cutting Urgent Innovation Cell (CUIC) aims to proactively identify and accelerate the fielding of pioneering solutions to the nation’s most pressing challenges cutting across missions, organizations, and technologies.  
CUIC brings rapid prototyping, mission analysis, and operational experimentation together in a unique environment at the intersection of mission pull and technology push to foster novel solution concept development and delivery. 

Focus Areas

Defense & Intelligence

Catalyzing ground-breaking innovations for national security.

Our Impact

Independent Research

Experimentation is in our DNA.