To establish the most secure, transparent, efficient, and resilient supply chains by applying industry 4.0 advances.
C-STAR brings together industry, technology, policy, standards and a consortium that includes academic research institutions, national laboratories, regulatory and oversight bodies, advanced manufacturers, software service providers, and network operators in the Northeast, the Northwest, and the Texas – Oklahoma region. C-STAR will leverage each region’s competitive advantages as design and manufacturing centers to support regional industry collaboration and economic development.
WHO WE ARE
C-STAR is a nonprofit, public-private partnership responsible for supporting regional economic development and addressing National Security, environmental sustainability, and consumer protection.
WHAT IS A STANDARDS CONSORTIUM?
The common goal is to develop an agreed upon method for ensuring industry standards are being met. Industry Standards are established, documented and active within an industry. Examples are “Not made with Child Labor” or “Made in the USA”. When these standards are met, it increases resiliency, transparency, accountability, and reliability in the supply chains of national security, environmental sustainability, and consumer protection.
Why C-STAR Exists.
C-STAR is primarily an economic development initiative. It supports jobs, business growth, research, tech-transfer, emerging technologies, and businesses...
How C-STAR Works.
C-STAR convenes public, private, and non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and industries throughout the Nation to secure supply chains, boost economic competitiveness, and build resiliency into each critical supply chain...
Who is Involved.
C-STAR includes technology partners who have evolved from DARPA, AFWerx, and SBA innovation and funding competitions who are combining capabilities to allow trading partners to build trust through incentivized collaboration with partners in their supply chains...
Develop a comprehensive, standardized framework for measuring and evaluating the resilience, transparency, accountability, and reliability of supply chains across multiple sectors.
Advanced Data Science
Leverage advanced analytics and data science techniques to track and monitor supply chain performance in real-time.
Supply Chain Info Hub
Serve as a hub for information and expertise on supply chain issues, bringing together stakeholders from academia, industry, government, and the non-profit sector to share knowledge and find solutions to common issues.