Tag Archives: DARPA

White House Issues Progress Report on Federal Investments to Push AI R&D Work

The White House National Science and Technology Council released its 2016–2019 progress report on the advancement of research-and-development work on artificial intelligence. The report documents the initiatives agencies have launched in the past three years to deliver on federal AI R&D and is structured around the eight priority areas outlined in the National AI R&D Strategic Plan: 2019 Update issued in June.

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DARPA Pursues New Genetics Research Program to Improve Military Health

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to invest in biotechnology research that applies genetic engineering to health monitoring. DARPA said Friday its Detect It with Gene Editing Technologies or DIGET program aims to support medical response, elevate military care standards and prevent disease outbreaks and geopolitical effects.

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Perspecta Labs Receives $6.6M Prime Position on DARPA Contract; Petros Mouchtaris Quoted

Perspecta announced on Thursday that its innovative applied research arm, Perspecta Labs, has been awarded a prime spot on a potential 54-month, $6.6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Guaranteed Architecture for Physical Security (GAPS) program.

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Raytheon Developing Microscopic Bomb Detector Through DARPA Contract; Allison Taggart Quoted

Raytheon is partnering with Worcester Polytechnic Institute to develop a new method for detecting buried explosives using synthetic biology science through a contract with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Raytheon announced on Tuesday

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Officials Discuss DARPA, CISA Initiatives to Address Disinformation Campaigns

Officials from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency shared details of their efforts to address deepfakes and other disinformation campaigns ahead of the 2020 presidential elections, Nextgov reported Friday.

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DARPA Announces Winner of Spectrum Collaboration Challenge

Students, scholars and professors at the University of Florida have won a radio frequency-focused contest hosted by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA said Thursday it held the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge's championship during an event at Mobile World Congress 2019 that took place Oct 22 to 24 in Los Angeles.

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DARPA Produces Results in First Phase of Genetic Engineering Safety Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is making progress in its program designed to reduce risks in genetic engineering technologies. The agency said Tuesday its Safe Genes program's first phase has resulted to the development of tools that would aid in studying the control of genome editors.

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DARPA Pursues Effort to Better Patch Legacy Software

The Defense Advanced Projects Agency has launched an effort to address issues in patching legacy software for mission-critical systems. DARPA said Monday its new Assured Micropatching program seeks to develop technologies that accelerate and aid in the analysis, modification and correction of legacy software binaries.

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