Tag Archives: R&D

DOE Funds Biomanufacturing Projects

Dept. of Energy

The Department of Energy is investing $5M in eight cost-shared projects that tackle challenges in the country's biomanufacturing industry. DOE said Friday it will use its national laboratories to support these projects in alignment with the  Agile BioFoundry consortium.

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CMU Secures Five-Year Extension on $2.7B Contract with DoD; Michael McQuade, Mike Doyle Quoted

Mike Doyle

The Department of Defense (DoD) has extended its potential  $2.7 billion contract with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to operate the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) for an additional term of five years, the University reported on Tuesday.

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Air Force to Hold Industry Event for Mobility-Focused Small Business Tech Transfer Solicitation

Innovation

The U.S. Air Force’s AFWERX innovation arm will host an event on July 15 and 16 to brief small businesses and academic entities on the service branch’s efforts to utilize commercial technologies for military applications, the service branch reported on Friday.

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DOE Offers New Industrial Opportunity to Work With Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dept. of Energy

The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory is offering businesses the opportunity to pursue short-term energy technology projects at the Building Technologies Research and Integration Center. Qualifying parties will receive access to equipment, staff support and other assets at the ORNL-owned BTRIC facility, DOE said Wednesday.

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DHS Announces Homeland Security Tech Research Contract Awardees

DHS ST

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology (DHS S&T) directorate has awarded 26 contracts to 23 small businesses through the first phase of the Small Business Innovation Research Program to explore proofs-of-concept that may respond to homeland security technology concerns.

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Army Research Office, Academe Form 5G Energy Conservation R&D Partnership

5G

The Department of Defense (DoD) is working with two academic entities to improve energy efficiency in 5G network operations, Federal News Network reported Friday. The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Lille in France have partnered with the U.S. Army Research Office to develop a honeycomb-like framework to allow 5G devices to switch networks with less energy.

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Mark Lewis: Microelectronics, 5G, Hypersonics Are DoD’s Top Three R&D Priorities

Mark Lewis

The Department of Defense (DoD) is reshuffling its research-and-development priorities as it develops new roadmaps to advance future capabilities and Mark Lewis, director of research and engineering for modernization at DoD, said microelectronics is now the Pentagon’s top priority, National Defense reported Friday.

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