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DHS, NATO Conclude Testing of NICS First Responder Comms Platform

DHS Science

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) and NATO conducted the final exercise under a partnership to test a modern first responder communications platform. The DHS-NATO Advanced Regional Civil Emergency Coordination Project commenced in 2016 to demonstrate and further develop the Next-Generation Incident Command System.

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Gen. James Dickinson: Spacecom has a More Operational Role In Space Defense

Gen. James Dickinson

Gen. James Dickinson, who leads U.S. Space Command, said Spacecom has a more operational role than the U.S. Space Force in military activities. He said at the McCrary Institute/Space Policy Institute's "Securing Space" event that the Space Force is in charge of planning, training and arming the U.S. military's space component, and Spacecom puts those preparations to use.

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NSF, Czech to Fund Research Projects in New International Partnership; Kendra Sharp Quoted

National Science

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has partnered with its Czech counterpart to formally foster collaborative, international research between the two countries. NSF said Thursday it will work with the Czech Science Foundation to finance research projects in the areas of plasma science, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence. NSF will review collaborative proposals to be submitted by researchers from both U.S. and Czech. 

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DOE, DHS to Jointly Address Climate Issues via Carbon Reduction; Kelly Speakes-Backman Quoted

Kelly Speakes-Backman

The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have partnered to jointly mitigate climate-driven issues at DHS facilities. The partnership establishes a framework that would guide joint climate mitigation efforts between the two departments. DOE’s Federal Energy Management Program will offer training and technical assistance to reduce the carbon emissions of DHS operations.

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SBA, Millennium Challenge Corp. Partner to Drive Small Business Innovation for Global Applications

Small Business Innovation

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has teamed up with U.S. foreign aid agency Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) in a push to help smaller companies bring emerging technology to international markets for potential use in multiple sectors. The two agencies signed a memorandum of understanding to explore innovations that align with country-specific technological needs in renewable energy, agriculture and irrigation, health, water and sanitation. 

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Gen. John Raymond: Space Force Seeks to ‘Move at Speed’ Through Partnerships

Gen. John Raymond

Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, chief of space operations and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, said the U.S. Space Force, which was created in December 2019, is accelerating efforts to meet its near-term priorities. He said there has been a “critical elevation of capability” since the establishment of the Space Force. 

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NSA Teams With National Cryptologic Foundation to Promote Cyberecurity Awareness

National Security

The National Security Agency (NSA) has launched a partnership with the National Cryptologic Foundation to encourage the public and private sector to collaborate on cybersecurity and national security. The said effort will be made through the agency's external engagement strategy and the foundation's continued initiatives to expand public sector awareness. NCF marks its silver founding anniversary in 2021.

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DHS Enlists DefenseWerx for Homeland Security Innovation Campaign

Small Business Innovation

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology (DHS S&T) directorate will collaborate with the Niceville, Florida-based nonprofit DefenseWerx organization to establish an innovation hub that can support DHS' mission requirements. DHS S&T and DWX signed a partnership intermediary agreement to engage the small business community and the educational sector in efforts to develop, transition and commercialize technology across five task areas. 

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GSA Maintains Support for Design-Build Industry Mentorship Program; Allison Azevedo Quoted


The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced it will continue a partnership that aims to develop the country's workforce of architects and civil engineers (ACE). GSA said Friday its partnership with the ACE Mentor Program of America will run for five more years to help high school students gain interest in the design-build industry.

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Amentum Announces RPA Partnership with UiPath; Jill Bruning Quoted

Jill Bruning

Amentum announced a new partnership with UiPath on Thursday. The agreement stipulates that the companies will work jointly to extend the benefits of robotic process automation (RPA) adopted by many federal agencies to mission-oriented customers in Amentum’s portfolio of national significance programs. The partnership will focus on delivering multiple automation aspects to the companies’ clients. 

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