NC Partnership for Defense Innovation

NC Partnership for Defense Innovation I is an epicenter for entrepreneurship and the development of defense.


PDI aims to provide exceptional value to the nation by delivering distinctive defense and security capabilities that drive cross-cutting design and rapid technology maturation for a diverse client base encompassing special operations forces, the military and intelligence communities, U.S. Government and commercial clients.


PDI Research and Development Lab

PDI’s Research & Development Laboratory is a leading integrator of special communications devices and network architectures, as well as a custom provider of electromagnetic interference/capability (EMI/EMC) and environmental testing. The PDI R&D Lab and its fulltime staff offer expertise in Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation (RDT&E) with specific application to Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) military operations and systems integration. PDI’s engineers are experienced in the design, development, electromagnetic radio frequency emission and environmental testing, and product life cycle workmanship of special communications devices, including testing products for temperature, humidity and altitude. PDI is accustomed to managing complex R&D projects from concept development through prototype delivery and supporting sensitive client missions in organizations including the Combatting Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) / Technical Support Working Group (TSWG), the Counter-Narcoterrorism Program Office (CNTPO), and the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) with tailored, military-standard test plans. Learn more here.



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