Tag Archives: science and technology

White House Unveils National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies

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President Donald Trump on Thursday released a national strategy that outlines ways how the U.S. can protect its competitive edge in artificial intelligence, communication and networking technologies, quantum information science, space, military, energy, semiconductors and other fields.

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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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10 Firms Win Spots on $120M Army Environmental Remediation Contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has chosen 10 companies to compete for environmental remediation task orders under a potential $120M contract. USACE received 21 bids for the firm-fixed-price contract as part of the Military Munitions Response Program, the Department of Defense said Friday. Projects are expected to be complete by …

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TSC Adopts ‘ADS Federal’ Name Following Acquisition

Technical Services Corp. has purchased Virginia-based Accelerated Development & Support and rebranded as ADS Federal as a result of the acquisition. ADS Federal Angel Diaz said in a statement published Monday the combined firm will leverage ADS’ experience supporting the Department of Defense and identify critical requirements in support of clients’ missions. …

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DIA Awards Nine Spots on $500M Science & Tech Mission Support IDIQ

The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded spots on a potential 10-year, $500 million contract to eight companies and one nonprofit organization to support missions of DIA’s science and technology directorate. Contractors will vie for research, development, engineering and technical task orders through the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity HELIOS contract, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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Former DHS Science & Tech Lead Reginald Brothers Named Chertoff Group Principal

Reginald Brothers, former undersecretary at the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate, has joined security advisory services firm Chertoff Group as a principal. The company said Monday he will work with clients to help them create growth strategies, explore  market platforms and offer advice on modern threats and the impact of policies on the security and technology sectors. “I …

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USAF Taps Leidos, Riverside Research Institute for Open Architecture R&D IDIQs

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and the Riverside Research Institute have won a pair of indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth a combined $48 million to support the U.S. Air Force‘s mission systems open architecture science and technology program. The Defense Department said Thursday task orders under the program encompass applied and advanced research and development services as …

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Noblis President Amr ElSawy is 2016 Wash100 Inductee For Leadership in the Sci-Tech Community

Amr ElSawy, president and CEO of Noblis, has been inducted into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership in the science and technology community. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational and editorial leadership …

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Lockheed’s Stephanie Hill: STEM Inspiration Needed to Spark Next-Generation Scientists, Engineers

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 5, 2015 — Stephanie Hill, vice president and general manager of ship and aviation systems at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Mission Systems and Training, has called for greater efforts to keep students engaged in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to help fight a looming shortage in …

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