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Pentagon to Award $67.8M in Research Equipment Grants to University Researchers

research and development RDThe Defense Department has announced plans to award a total of $67.8 million in research equipment funding to 225 researchers at 111 universities.

Army, Navy and Air Force research offices will grant the awards through the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program, DoD said Thursday.

The initiative seeks to assist university researchers in the acquisition of research tools for use in their technology development efforts that are relevant to national defense.

The military research divisions received 695 proposals covering manufacturing science, engineering, materials, electromagnetics, neuroscience, robotics, life sciences, acoustics, computing and networks and fluid dynamics, among other areas.

Click here to view the Pentagon’s full list of program awardees for fiscal year 2015.

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