Tag Archives: In-Q-Tel

DARPA Eyes Scope Expansion for Pilot Tech Accelerator Program; Peter Highnam Quoted

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is looking to expand a pilot program that connects startups with investors to include other emerging technology areas such as artificial intelligence. DARPA’s updated Embedded Entrepreneurship Initiative will fall under In-Q-Tel’s Emerge segment and support a maximum of 150 small businesses and entrepreneurs.

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DARPA Accelerator Expands Efforts to Commercialize Research Initiatives

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A Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)-led accelerator is looking to partner with industry for an effort aimed at preventing adversaries from taking the lead in technological innovation. The accelerator serves as an expanded effort under the DARPA Embedded Entrepreneurship Initiative (EEI) aimed at commercializing more than 150 research concepts within five years.

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Rep. Mike Gallagher, In-Q-Tel’s Sarah Sewall on Need for US-Allied Minerals Production Efforts

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Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., has said the U.S. must work to foster partnerships with “Five Eyes” allies to mitigate reliance on China for critical mineral components. Sarah Sewall, executive vice president of In-Q-Tel, noted that the CSC made good recommendations in its white paper on securing the U.S. supply chain’s mineral resources.

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Forge.AI and In-Q-Tel Announce Strategic Investment Agreement; LTG John Mulholland Added as Advisor

Forge.AI, an artificial intelligence company that transforms the world's unstructured information into structured machine ready data, announced on Wednesday that the company has formed a strategic investment agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT). ForgeAI also announced that Lieutenant General John Mulholland to the company’s its board of advisors.

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Dawn Meyerriecks: CIA Eyes Industry Partnership to Advance Tech Adoption

Dawn Meyerriecks, deputy director of science and technology at the CIA, said the agency aims to be an “early adopter” and partner to industry when it comes to new commercial technology platforms, FCW reported Thursday. She pointed to budget constraints and China’s increased focus on tech research and development as some of the factors that have altered the way the CIA explores new tech capabilities. 

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In-Q-Tel’s Lisa Porter Nominated as DoD Deputy Undersecretary for Research, Engineering

President Donald Trump has nominated Lisa Porter, an executive vice president at In-Q-Tel and director of IQT Labs, to be deputy undersecretary for research and engineering at the Defense Department, the White House announced Friday. Porter served as president of Teledyne Technologies‘ scientific and imaging business before she joined In-Q-Tel. Her federal career also includes time as …

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Trump to Nominate Michael Griffin as DoD Research & Engineering Head

President Donald Trump plans to nominate Michael Griffin, former NASA administrator, as undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, Defense Systems reported Monday. The Defense Department created Griffin’s potential new position, along with the role of undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, as a result of the reorganization of the department’s acquisition, technology and logistics …

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Former NASA Chief Michael Griffin to be Nominated DoD Acquisition Deputy Undersecretary

President Donald Trump will nominate Michael Griffin, former NASA administrator, as principal deputy defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, Reuters reported Saturday. Once confirmed, Griffin is expected to transition to the role of defense undersecretary for research and engineering by February 2018 as part of a reorganization plan the Defense Department announced in …

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Profile: Susan Gordon, Deputy Director of NGA

Susan Gordon serves as deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and assists the agency director in the management of the National System of Geospatial Intelligence. Prior to assuming her current role in January, Gordon was director of CIA‘s Information Operations Center and senior adviser to the CIA director on cyber matters. She …

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Aaron Hughes Joins Defense Department as Cyber Policy Deputy Assistant Secretary

Aaron Hughes, formerly In-Q-Tel vice president for intelligence community support, has joined the Defense Department as deputy assistant secretary for cyber policy. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday announced Hughes’ appointment among other new defense senior executive service assignments. Hughes will oversee the department’s development and implementation of cyber policies, …

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