The aim of the Coalesce project is to advance the maturity and capability of the Air Force Research Laboratory's Phoenix Prime infomation broker. Coalesce is an 18-month research and development effort running from February 2015 through September 2016.

Phoenix Prime is a publish-subscribe information broker that enables automated, intelligent delivery of information based on the information's content and its relevancy to a given user.

BBN's efforts under Coalesce include: