Molecular Information Storage


The Molecular Information Storage program seeks to use sequence-controlled polymers as the basis for deployable storage technologies that can eventually scale into the exabyte regime and beyond with reduced physical footprint, power and cost requirements relative to conventional storage technologies.

Contact Information

Program Manager

Dr. David Markowitz

Contracting Office Address

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity

Washington, DC 20511

Research Area(s)

Synthetic biology, Polymer science, Synthesis technology, Sequencing technology

Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)

Link(s) to BAA


Solicitation Status


Proposer's Day Date

February 21, 2018

BAA Release Date

May 22, 2018

BAA Question Period

May 22, 2018 — June 22, 2018

Proposal Due Date

Friday, 28 September 2018

Prime Performers

  • Broad Institute, Inc.

  • Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation