About SOSSEC Consortium
SOSSEC, Inc. currently manages the System of Systems Consortium (SOSSEC), an organization comprised of over 700 members, as well as the Sensors, Communications, and Electronics Consortium (SCEC) which is comprised of over 300 members. SOSSEC, Inc. was awarded its first OTA in 2009 and has managed twelve OTAs to date. SOSSEC, Inc currently manages eight OTAs. SOSSEC, Inc. has successfully completed more than 250 OTA projects.
SOSSEC Inc. exists to manage consortium based OTAs by providing the expertise and infrastructure required to effectively and efficiently manage the OTA project life cycle.
The SOSSEC Consortium was specifically formed to address the needs of the Department of Defense (DoD). It was founded on a simple concept: that collaboration, innovation, and cooperation among a broad spectrum of industry, academia and non-profit entities is necessary for delivering top quality service and innovative technology solutions to clients.
Through mission-oriented oversight, spirited competition, and an ever-expanding membership base offering a massive variety of capabilities and tech solutions, SOSSEC, Inc. ensures consistent delivery of top-notch prototype solutions executed within cost, schedule, and technical performance expectations.
What We Do
As a Consortium Manager SOSSEC, Inc. facilitates the working relationship between the government and member companies. SOSSEC, Inc. currently manages over 1000 member companies across eight OTAs. We make every effort to help non-traditional companies overcome barriers to entering the DoD marketplace, grow and evolve into self-sufficient performers in the DoD industrial base.
General Membership Meetings
SOSSEC, Inc. holds a general membership meeting on at least an annual basis to discuss OTA status, capability gaps and related opportunities, DoD policy changes, new services, and lessons learned. We also hold networking sessions to connect government, traditional and non-traditional members.
SOSSEC, Inc. provides mentorship to its many non-traditional and small business members. Mentorship opportunities come in the form of one-on-one instructional sessions, as well as group seminars that offer guidance on solicitation response compliance, contract management, program management, requirement management, and day-to-day business challenges.
Diversity and Competition
The SOSSEC, Consortium supports a competitive environment within its membership base. In order to provide the best possible service and deliverables of the highest quality, the SOSSEC Consortium features a diverse and continuously growing cast of over 700 members, consisting of traditional and nontraditional firms, academic institutions, and nonprofit organizations. Eighty percent of the membership are non-traditional companies.
Small Business Status: Small Business
• 541330 - Engineering Services
• 541690 - Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
• 541715 - Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Nanotechnology and Biotechnology)