educate and have a dialogue that helps the government understand and build the foundational elements and business attributes needed for innovation.

Seek opportunities to educate government on the barriers to innovation and provide best practices that can help drive substantive impact to homeland security agencies willing to foster innovation.

Change the perception of government stakeholders regarding who / where innovation is provided by demonstrating that innovation comes from all parts of the private sector.

Assist the government in driving innovation through its choice of acquisition strategies and the construct of its solicitations.