ADIDAP

The UAH Office for Operational Excellence is serving as the Program Manager for Phase II of the Alabama Defense Industry Diversification Analysis Project (ADIDAP) Program.  

What is ADIDAP?

The U.S. Department of Defense, through its Office for Economic Adjustment (DoD-OEA), is funding this project to better map the defense industrial base supply chain in Alabama and provide diversification assistance to small and medium-sized businesses that support DoD operations.   

The UAH Office for Operational Excellence is managing the program for the Alabama Military Stability Foundation and the Alabama Department of Commerce.

Project Objective

The primary objectives of the program are to:

 

  • Develop tools that provide a better understanding of the industries, businesses and the workforce connected to DoD contracts,

  • Improve the resiliency of Alabama small and medium-sized businesses that support DoD operations.

 

Market Expansion Services Available

As part of the ADIDAP program, qualifying Alabama businesses can receive market diversification services at no cost to their organization.  These organizations that support the DoD may receive assistance in key areas including: strategic management planning; sales and marketing support; product or service development; quality systems and operational efficiency.

Types of Assistance include:

  • Commercialization

  • Diversification of your customer base

  • Expanding into new regions

  • Value Stream Mapping / Strategic Planning

  • Improving capacity utilization

  • Improving productivity

  • Finding customers for new products or services

  • Finding new customers for existing products or services

  • Finding new customers to replace lost/declining customers

  • Integrating a culture of innovation in your company

  • Achieving quality standard certification(s)

  • Technology scouting

  • Operational efficiency and continuous Improvement

 

Contact UAH OOE for further questions and information.

Brian Tucker, Program Manager

256-824-2957 or brian.tucker@uah.edu

For more information see ADIDAP brochure or visit the Alabama Military Stability Foundation website