Picture this: a scientist works hard to make it through the interview process and accepts a job offer with NCI at Frederick. Filled with joy, she is eager to start right away. However, she has important steps ahead that can affect how soon her first day on the job will be. One is to obtain a PIV card.
They say two heads are better than one. Two detectives can close a case quicker, and twice the alarms means double the chance of making it to work on time. This is the exact logic that contractor Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (cCRADAs) embody.