One of the tools that USAID uses to co-create is the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA). The BAA is a solicitation method authorized under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 35 to acquire research and development. BAAs can be an effective means to spur innovation in the pursuit of development objectives.
Want to learn more about the BAA process? Listen to the recording of a short conference call from November 2017 that explains it.
Learn how the U.S. Government defines research and development and what USAID does to protect your competitive information.