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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

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

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

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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DOE Funds University-Led Projects to Develop Steady-State Fusion Reactors

The Department of Energy has awarded $14M in total funding to 10 university-led research projects to develop a new approach to fusion energy production. 

DOE said Monday the collaborative research focuses on understanding and assessing the potential use of magnetically confined plasmas in the development of steady-state fusion reactors. 

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Rep. Frank Lucas Introduces ARPA-E Reform Bill

Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla., has presented a bill that aims to reform, reauthorize the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy with boosted budget. The ARPA-E Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2019 would authorize ARPA-E for five more years and increase the agency's annual funds by $27M, the House Science, Space and Technology Committee said Wednesday.

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DOE Allots Funds for Collaborative Energy Research

The Department of Energy is investing $17 million in nine projects to generate energy for the country's underserved and remote regions. DOE said Monday that it selected projects tackling a variety of energy research topics including chemistry, fusion energy, solar energy and fuel cells.

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DOE Invests in Public-Private Tech Commercialization Efforts; Rick Perry Quoted

The Department of Energy provides $24 million to partially finance 77 government-industry partnerships aiming to commercialize emerging energy technologies. National Laboratories will work with commercial firms on projects supported by the Technology Commercialization Fund, DOE said Tuesday.

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