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Doing Business With NASA Ames

Aerial view of the buildings that make up the Ames Research Center (ARC) campus

Strategic Partnerships Office

Interested in finding out about partnering opportunities with NASA Ames?
We invite you to partner with NASA’s Ames Research Center to maintain American industry as a world leader in technology development, maturation and utilization.
Working collaboratively alongside the brightest minds in the world at Ames Research Center, you will be able to access and implement NASA technologies and innovations into your product line and/or further develop specific technologies to create new products. By forming an alliance to leverage resources and expertise, both NASA and your organization will collaborate on some of the world’s most intelligent, high-performance and reliable technologies.
Based on Ames’ workforce skills and physical assets, the center’s core competencies are enhanced by a broad range of collaborations with other government agencies, industry and academia.

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Ames Small Business Office

Are you a small business seeking information on how NASA’s Ames Research Center acquires goods and services? 
Want an information package about doing business with NASA Ames Research Center?
Want to know who the small business contact is at NASA Ames Research Center?

The Small Business Office at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley performs outreach to small and large companies and universities as source of information for firms seeking procurement opportunities at Ames. Through the Small Business Office, companies can explore contracting opportunities, find acquisition forecasts, grants, cooperative agreements solicitations and other resources for businesses large and small.

The office is open Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. You may contact us at, (650) 604-4695 to schedule an appointment. 

Ames and its prime contractors are committed to increasing competition in contracting, enhancing our socioeconomic programs and providing private industry the maximum opportunity to do business at Ames. In order to demonstrate this commitment, the Ames Small Business Office and its prime contractors offer joint counseling sessions available upon request. Contact us at or (650) 604-4695 to schedule an appointment. For more information about the Ames Contractor Council Small Business Committee, visit:

When meeting with the Small Business Office, it is helpful if you prepare materials to discuss your capabilities, such as the following:

  • 1-2 page capability sheet which highlights your niche unique capabilities, as well as pertinent experience with specific customers and solutions you have provided.
  • A brief capability presentation that includes five slides, each to be presented in five minutes, with no more than five bullets on each of the slides. This presentation should include information about your company, and relevant North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes that are applicable to the business you are interested in doing with the center.

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Acquisition Division – Procurement

Want to look at active requirements for goods and services (i.e., pre-award business opportunities)?
Want to view NASA Ames’ acquisition forecast for this fiscal year?
Interested in links to other center procurement websites?

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General Contact Information

NASA’s Ames Research Center
Moffett Field, California 94035
(650) 604-5000

Media Relations
(650) 604-4789

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