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NSF to Award Cornell University $2.5M Grant to Develop Cryptographic Mechanisms for Software Security

The National Science Foundation will award up to $2.5 million in federal funds to Cornell University to develop cryptographic mechanisms to secure software platforms. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-New York) said in a statement published Friday that Cornell will create cryptographic systems with the use of a programming language and the Viaduct platform. Viaduct is designed to convert …

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DHS to Transition NSF-Funded Analytics Tool Into Commercial Market

The Department of Homeland Security will transition a National Science Foundation-funded analytics and exploit detection tool into the commercial market. DHS said Tuesday the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-built ZeroPoint tool is the eighth cybersecurity technology product to transition as part of the cyber security division’s Transition to Practice program. …

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NASA Updates Tech Commercialization Readiness Program for Small Businesses; Jenn Gustetic Comments

NASA has updated the space agency’s Civilian Commercialization Readiness Pilot Program  to help companies accelerate development of new technologies with up to 2 million in funding opportunities. CCRPP is available to small businesses that completed Phase II awards under any Small Business Innovation Research or Small Business Technology Transfer program of a federal agency, …

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NSF Awards $76M in Cyber Study Research Grants

The National Science Foundation has awarded $76 million in research grants to 241 projects across 36 states and 129 institutions in an effort to study the scientific, engineering and socio-technical aspects of cybersecurity. Projects under the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program will explore aspects such as hardware, software, network security and human incentives and …

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US Govt Seeks $13B in Clean Energy R&D Investments by FY 2021

The White House’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 includes plans to double federal investments in clean energy research and development initiatives from $6.4 billion in FY 2016 to $12.8 billion in FY 2021. The White House said Thursday it wants to provide $7.7 billion in discretionary funds for clean energy efforts across 12 agencies as part of …

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