Tag Archives: NSF

Bicameral Bill Seeks to Boost Investments in Emerging Tech to Maintain US Science & Tech Leadership

Four lawmakers have proposed a bicameral bill to strengthen U.S. scientific and technological edge through increased investments in the development and commercialization of emerging technologies. The bipartisan Endless Frontier Act would change the name of the National Science Foundation to National Science and Technology Foundation and create a technology directorate within NSTF to advance research in 10 tech focus areas, including artificial intelligence and machine learning; high-performance computing; cybersecurity and data storage; and robotics, automation and advanced manufacturing.

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White House, Tech Firms to Leverage Supercomputers for COVID-19 Research Via New Consortium

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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy partnered with the Department of Energy, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and other technology companies to launch a new consortium to advance research into the new coronavirus using supercomputers, TechCruch reported Monday. The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium also includes Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Google as well as NASA, National Science Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and national laboratories, including Lawrence Livermore National Lab and Sandia National Laboratory.

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Lou Von Thaer, President and CEO of Battelle, Named to 2020 Wash100 for His Dedication to Company Growth Through Major Contract Awards, Partnerships, Executive Appointments

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Executive Mosaic is honored to present Lou Von Thaer, president and CEO of Battelle, as an inductee into the 2020 Wash100 Award for expanding the company’s revenue and influence in the sector through valuable contract awards, partnerships and important executive appointments.

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White House Provides Info on Federal AI Projects via New Website

The White House on Tuesday introduced a new website that offers information on the federal government’s artificial intelligence programs and related resources, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The website includes policy initiatives, federal accomplishments and documents, fact sheets and other resources related to AI. “It’s a real hub for all the AI …

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Boeing, NSF Partner on $21M Effort to Deliver Training, Boost Diversity in STEM

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 26, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has placed a $10M investment to help the National Science Foundation provide students and company employees access to online science, technology, engineering and math training, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its pledge will supplement NSF’s matching $10M funding for …

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ManTech Lands $668M CDM DEFEND Cyber Task Order; Dan Smith Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received a potential six-year, $668M task order to provide cybersecurity services to Group E federal agencies under the new iteration of the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program. The General Services Administration awarded the task order through CDM’s Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise Network Defense program, …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: L3 Technologies’ M&A Activity & Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup July 16 – July 20, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: L3 Technologies’ M&A Activity & Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO       L3 Technologies Enjoys Strong M&A Activity in July This week, I’d like to highlight L3 Technologies which has engaged in …

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Leidos to Brief Potential Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization Subcontractors Through Industry Days

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) seeks to connect with potential subcontractors for several projects under the National Science Foundation‘s Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science program through two upcoming events, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NSF said Thursday the company’s Leidos Innovations Corporation subsidiary will host the first Industry Day on …

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