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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Lou Von Thaer, President and CEO of Battelle, His Fourth Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Lou Von Thaer, president and chief executive officer of Battelle, with his fourth Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Von Thaer for leading efforts to advance biosecurity and other emerging technologies for Battelle.

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Report: DOE-Backed National Labs License 19 Cybersecurity Tools to Private Sector

Energy Department-funded national laboratories have so far licensed 19 cybersecurity technology platforms through the Transition to Practice program managed by the  Department of Homeland Security, FCW reported Wednesday. DHS established the TTP program in 2012 as part of efforts to help transfer innovations from a laboratory into the commercial marketplace. The …

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DoD Names PNNL Policy Adviser Vayl Oxford as DTRA Director

Vayl Oxford, a national security executive policy adviser at the Energy Department‘s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will assume the director role at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. The Defense Department said Thursday Secretary James Mattis also appointed Oxford to the Senior Executive Service in line with the assignment to head DTRA. Oxford most …

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DHS to Introduce 8 New Cyber Tech at Demo Day in Washington; Robert Griffin Comments

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate will demonstrate eight new cybersecurity technologies built under S&T’s Transition to Practice program at a ‘Demonstration Day’ event in Washington, D.C. DHS said Thursday that researchers at federally funded laboratories and academic research centers developed the technologies which will be offered to clients …

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DOE Funds Four New University-Led Energy Frontier Research Centers

The Energy Department has granted $40 million in funds to establish four new Energy Frontier Research Centers to help advance scientific developments in support of the agency’s environmental management and nuclear cleanup mission. DOE said Monday the centers will work to provide fundamental research that supports safe and efficient hazardous waste cleanup and assist the department’s …

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DHS Licenses Cyber Tool to RhinoCorps Under Transition to Practice Program; Mike Pozmantier Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has licensed a Pacific Northwest National Laboratory-built cyber risk assessment platform for commercial use. DHS’ science and technology directorate handed the Physical and Cyber Risk Analysis Tool to New Mexico-based vulnerability analysis tool developer RhinoCorps as part of the Transition to Practice program of the directorate’s cybersecurity division, DHS …

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DOE Picks 12 Teams for $33M Electric Grid Control System Development Program

The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has awarded $33 million in funds to 12 project teams to develop control systems that will work to coordinate electric load and distributed energy resources on the power grid. DOE said Friday the projects are part of ARPA-E’s Network Optimized Distributed Energy Systems initiative …

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