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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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NIH to Support Biomedical Projects Through Funding Initiative

Five hubs have received $20 million in funds from the National Institutes of Health to accelerate the development of commercial devices, therapeutics, diagnostics and tools that will optimize health and patient care capacities.

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NASA, NIH, GSA Anticipate Busy Ordering Period for Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts

Agencies handling governmentwide acquisition contracts are extending their work hours in response to a potential increase in orders this month, FCW reported Friday. Joanne Woytek, manager for NASA's Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement contract vehicle, noted that the federal micro-purchase threshold’s increase from $3,500 to $10,000 may result in more customers leveraging the flexibility of credit cards compared to delivery orders. 

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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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NIH Invests in Research Efforts at Morgan State University

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a total of $35M in grants to Morgan State University for academic research efforts including training and the establishment of an innovation center. An amount of $16.9M will go to the second phase of a program that aims to train biomedical researchers, NIH said Friday

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NIH Contributes to Roadmap on AI-Applied Medical Imaging

The National Institutes of Health co-developed a report highlighting translational research efforts on artificial intelligence applied in medical imaging. The Journal of the American College of Radiology published the report that lists priority research efforts on the use of big data, cloud and machine learning to visually aid doctors in forming diagnoses, NIH said Tuesday.

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CIO Andrea Norris on NIH’s Core Data Network, Digital Transformation Effort

Andrea Norris, chief information officer at the National Institutes of Health, said her office moves approximately 6 petabytes of data each day through a core computational network, Federal News Network reported Thursday. “Our backbone network is one core because the predominant data that we’re moving through there is scientific by far, but we do have set up in some cases, we architect virtual local networks for specialized scientific instrumentation,” Norris said on the network’s Federal Monthly Insights - Digital Transformation.

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NIH Seeking New Chief Data Science Strategist to Manage Growing Data

The National Institutes of Health is seeking a chief data science strategist to manage vast data and digital efforts for the agency, Federal News Network reported Friday. Andrea Norris, chief information officer at NIH, announced the effort at the recent AFCEA Bethesda Health IT day in Bethesda, Md. 

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