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DHS S&T Offers Platform to Help Communities Measure Disaster Response Readiness

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate is promoting a guidance platform designed to boost a community's resilience against disasters. The ResponderCQ website works to help communities determine their readiness to address disaster-related risks and disruptions, DHS S&T said Tuesday.

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VA Looks at Employee-Based Ideas to Tackle Challenges

The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking at its workforce for ideas to address challenges in health care, Federal News Network reported Thursday. The Veterans Health Administration is facing the rise of elder population, the lack of quality care providers and increasing health care costs. The department's employees have presented ideas to address these challenges at the recent Innovation Experience event in Washington, D.C.

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Air Force Seeks Participants for ‘Air Force Explore’ Tech Dev’t Effort

The U.S. Air Force is looking for technology development concepts to support its 2030 science and technology strategy. The service branch said Thursday that it will select participants from the government, industry and academic sectors who will receive awards worth up to $2 million as part of the Air Force Explore initiative.

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NIST, FirstNet Invite Masses to Compete in First Responder Coding Challenge

The First Responder Network Authority and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have jointly launched a $2.2M communications technology competition. Participants of the Tech to Protect Challenge will submit coding systems that support the communications needs of first responders, the Department of Commerce said Tuesday.

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DoD Undersecretary Michael Griffin: Gov’t Should Collaborate With Academia, Industry Partners

Michael Griffin, undersecretary for research and engineering at the Department of Defense and 2019 Wash100 Award winner, has urged the U.S. government to augment collaborative efforts with academic and industry partners. Griffin said the three sectors should drive partnerships to allow rapid development, conception and procurement of technologies, Naval Sea Systems Command said Wednesday

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DSO Director Gregory Wagner Seeks Boosted Collaboration With Partners

Gregory Wagner, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency's Defense Spectrum Organization, laid out his intent to collaborate with mission partners for DSO to attain center of excellence status. He asked partners to provide constructive input that would help DSO perform better in missions regarding the electromagnetic spectrum, DISA said Tuesday.

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NSWC Technical Directors Temporarily Swap for Collaborative Effort

Technical directors from two different Naval Surface Warfare Center divisions have temporarily swapped stations to gain perspectives on each other's teams, DVIDS Hub reported Thursday. Ed Stewart, technical director at NSWC Panama City Division, and Brett Seidle, who holds the same role with the NSWC Crane Division, have switched to gather input for potential collaboration strategies under the "One Team Warfare Center" approach. 

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