The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.

About Draper

About Draper:

Mission & Vision

Purpose Pioneer in the application of science and technology in the national interest

VisionNational center of excellence in the application of technology to the analysis, development, measurement, and control of complex, dynamic systems

MissionTo serve the national interest in applied research, engineering development, education, and technology transfer by

  • Helping our sponsors clarify their requirements and conceptualize innovative solutions to their problems
  • Demonstrating those solutions through the design and development of fieldable engineering prototypes
  • Transitioning our products and processes to industry for production, and providing follow-on support
  • Promoting and supporting advanced technical education