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NASA Backs Research Efforts in Spaceflight-Based Agriculture Systems

NASA tapped five scientists to build automated plant-spacing methods and optimized water and nutrient delivery technologies that will cultivate crops during spaceflight. The scientists employed approaches in engineering and space biology science to create projects that will develop, assess and validate concepts for water and nutrient delivery subsystems, the agency said Friday.

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ONC Taps The Sequoia Project to Develop Components of EHR Info Sharing Framework

The Sequoia Project has entered into a cooperative agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to help create and implement components of a framework for sharing electronic health information.

HHS said Tuesday the nonprofit organization will serve as the recognized coordinating entity responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining the common agreement component of ONC's Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement. 

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DoD Partners With RTI for STEM Outreach Programs

The Department of Defense awarded a five-year, $75 million cooperative agreement to Research Triangle Institute to create strategies in line with the agency's science, technology, engineering and mathematics efforts. DoD said Tuesday that it plans to confirm and support initiatives for the performance of K-12 and undergraduate STEM outreach and education programs under the Defense STEM Education Consortium cooperative agreement.

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NASA Taps 27 Organizations for Science Education Collaborative Agreements; John Grunsfeld Comments

NASA’s science mission directorate will award $42 million in cooperative agreements to 27 universities and research institutions to develop new approaches in order to encourage students to participate in NASA’s science, technology, engineering and math education programs. Selected organizations will craft programs that support activities in heliophysics, Earth science, planetary science …

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FAA Seeks Academic Partners for UAS Center of Excellence

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a final solicitation on its program to create a center of excellence for unmanned aircraft systems that would leverage cost sharing and research collaboration among industry, government and academia. According to the notice issued Aug. 12, the FAA intends to sign cooperative agreements and award grants and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts to CoE team …

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