Tag Archives: biotechnology

Federal Agencies Expedite R&D Initiatives Moving into 2021

research and development

Since the onset of COVID-19, the government and industry have expedited the development process for new technologies and offerings to remain competitive in the evolving landscape. Innovation units across the nation have focused on artificial intelligence, autonomy and robotics, to support data and networks. To register for the 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit to Feature SDA Director Derek Tournear

Derek Tournear Director SDA

During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. Featuring Dr. Derek Tournear, director of the Space Development Agency (SDA), as keynote speaker, the summit will address advancements and challenges within the development and delivery of innovative solutions. 

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DoD’s Dr. Mark Lewis to Discuss Development of Innovative Technologies During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit

Dr. Mark Lewis

During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. Featuring Dr. Mark Lewis, acting deputy undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and director of defense research and engineering for modernization, as keynote speaker, the summit will also address advancements and challenges within the development and delivery of innovative solutions. 

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In-Q-Tel Investment to Support Kailos Genetics’ Next-Gen Sequencing Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2017 — In-Q-Tel has entered into a strategic partnership with biotechnology company Kailos Genetics in efforts to advance the latter’s sequencing technologies for potential applications in intelligence operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Kailos said Tuesday the In-Q-Tel investment will help it continue the development of tools to support assays …

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January 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Lower, Lockheed Hits 2% Intraday Decline After Trump F-35 Remarks

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index pared losses Wednesday afternoon but closed lower for the session as McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) and large primes weighed despite gains by all three of the U.S.’ major stock indices. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered decliners by a 2-to-1 ratio and six of its 11 S&P 500 stocks advanced with General Dynamics (NYSE: …

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April 11 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Nominal Gain Friday on Energy Shares

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a nominal gain of 0.197 points to 74.227, which gives the GCI a nominal 0.103-point decline from the previous week. While biotechnology stocks posted losses, energy shares saw a 6.6-percent climb in U.S. crude oil futures to $39.72 a barrel. Four of the five largest U.S. government contractors will …

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October 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips as Oil Rises, Dollar Weakens

The GovCon Index struggled for gains Tuesday after a positive open and closed at a decline of 0.357 points to 71.808. U.S. stocks declined after five days of positivity as biotechnology shares declined and investors also responded to the International Monetary Fund’s statement that the organization remain concerned over economies in developing nations, …

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September 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up, Remains in Correction After Volatile Day

The GovCon Index regained some ground Tuesday with a gain of 0.244 points to 69.099 on a volatile day for U.S. markets as stocks attempted to reach stability. The Index is down 10.41 percent from its most recent high on July 16 to remain in correction territory and all three major U.S. …

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September 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls to Correction Territory in Global Rout

The GovCon Index suffered its largest drop within the last month Monday with a loss of 2.296 percent to 68.862 to officially enter correction territory for the first time since its October 2014 inception. The Index is down 10.72 percent from its most recent high of 77.134 on July 16 and Executive Mosaic — the parent …

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