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Will Roper: Air Force Should ‘Hack’ Federal Acquisition System

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Will Roper, assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics at the U.S. Air Force and a three-time Wash100 Award winner, said he believes the service must hack the federal procurement system to be relevant. Roper said he is working with financial management offices and the general counsel on a new memo . 

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Jacobs Launches ‘Pavy’ Cloud Platform to Improve Asset Management

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Jacobs has launched Pavy, a proprietary cloud-based platform, that will provide advanced asset management of airfields. Pavy completed a successful trial period, and will now be integrated into airports to manage airfield pavements. "With Pavy, our new cloud-based platform, airports around the globe can better plan pavement investments and prioritize critical interventions," said Jacobs People & Places Solutions Senior Vice President Europe and Digital Strategies Donald Morrison

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PSC Announces Approval of FY21 Continuing Resolution; David Berteau Quoted

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The Professional Services Council (PSC) has announced its approval for the recent passage of FY21 Continuing Resolution by the U.S. Senate, PSC reported on Wednesday. The Council has also urged President Trump to sign the “Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act,” which would fund the government through Dec. 11th, 2020. 

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Accenture Grants Merivis Funding for Veteran Workforce Training with Salesforce Platform; Kate Perez, George Franz Quoted

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Accenture and Accenture Federal Services (AFS) have awarded Merivis, a veterans service nonprofit,  a $100,000 grant to provide Salesforce training programs for technology skills to enable military veterans to transition to the civilian workforce, the company reported on Tuesday.

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inContext.ai Secures NSF Funds for AI-Based Healthcare Tech Dev’t

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Texas-based healthcare information technology company inContext.ai has received $225,000 in funds from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to build artificial intelligence-based healthcare tools. Robert Grzeszczuk, CEO of inContext.ai, said the funds will potentially allow the company to update the efficiency of its offerings through collaborative efforts.

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Sepio Secures Additional $4M Funding to Accelerate Innovation from MRV; Jacqueline LeSage Krause, Dr. Andre Knoerchen Quoted

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Sepio Systems has secured an additional $4 million from Munich Re Ventures and Hanaco Ventures (MRV) to accelerate the company's innovation and expand into new regions of the globe, the company announced on Wednesday. The addition will bring the total investment in the company to $15 million.

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Navigant Publishes Report Showing Lithium Ion Batteries Energy Storage Capacity; Ricardo Rodriguez Quoted

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Navigant Research, the research and development division of Guidehouse, has released a new report, providing a database of global energy storage projects in addition to a regional analysis of technology choice, capacity and market share for deployed projects and projects in the pipeline, the company reported on Thursday.

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NASA Johnson Space Center Will Host Media to Promote Administration’s Upcoming Missions

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NASA has announced that the Johnson Space Center will host media and social media for "State of NASA" events on Monday, Feb. 10, the administration reported on Thursday. Johnson director, Mark Geyer, and NASA associate administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, Doug Loverro will serve as speakers at the event.

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NIH Awards Funds 11 Health Disparity Research Projects

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A division within the National Institutes of Health has issued and renewed awards to fund three new and eight existing research efforts on biomedicine. NIH said Friday that its National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities provided the funds under the Research Centers in Minority Institutions program to support biomedical research efforts in underrepresented communities.

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