About NASA Langley Research Center

Langley Research Center is the oldest of NASA's field centers, located in Hampton, Virginia, United States.

By the Numbers

189

proposals from 140 contributors

117

high-quality proposals forwarded for funding consideration

Objective
Stimulate innovation by soliciting broad-based consideration of innovative ideas and concepts and foster collaboration for future Langley Research Center and Center Innovation Fund proposals.

Approach

  • Open, transparent sharing of complex proposals
  • Project funding provides motivation
  • Use system to make existing proposal selection and decision making process

Business Results

  • Improved quality of proposals
  • Increased learning, collaboration within scientific community
  • Increased submission and decision making efficiency
  • More objective decision making
  • Cultural insights to inform continuing increase in collaboration