Recent Notices and Events

Suspense Date: 15 July 2021 Description: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) invites biometric technology developers to apply to participate in the 2021 Biometric Technology Rally.
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $5 million for the American-Made Solar Prize Round 5, a competition designed to accelerate the commercialization of products needed for widespread, equitable solar energy deployment and domestic manufacturing.
Description If you would like to register for the 1:00 CST, 28 June, 2021 PC22 Industry virtual event hosted by the Army Futures Command please follow the link here.
During this webinar, you will gain the unique perspective of the chief technology officers from the Justice Department, Department of Homeland Security, Small Business Administration, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and learn how technology in government continues to evolve.
Marc Losito will discuss the challenges and opportunities for DoD to truly reap and sustain the benefits of this ubiquitous technology that has the potential to revolutionize the military. He will also showcase his “Commander’s AI Smartcard,” that provides a practical users guide and common lexicon to help military leaders and AI businesses communicate to help ensure military requirements are fulfilled. This is a must attend for DoD practitioners as well as university and private sector AI researchers and product and service providers.
Description: You’re invited to participate in the AFWERX High-Speed Vertical Take-Off and Landing (HSVTOL) Concept Challenge, an open crowdsourcing effort aimed at advancing solutions to help the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Special Operations Command achieve optimal agility in contested, resource-constrained, and runway-independent settings.
The Laboratory for Analytic Sciences (LAS) at NC State University has formally kicked off its annual planning cycle by releasing its Call for White Papers for 2022 LAS Activities. Please join us for a short brief and then Q & A on what LAS is, how it functions and how to work with LAS, who makes up the lab, and what they're research funding opportunities in 2022 could entail.
Description: The Army Research Office has released a very informative and entertaining overview now available on ARL’s YouTube channel.
Description: Join us this Friday, 4 June @ 0900-1000 ET for another DEFTECH Coffee Call. And don't forget to tune in at 0830 for our weekly opps review, too. As most of you know, the President's Budget was released last week. Positioning, jockeying and negotiations are in full swing in the Pentagon and on Capitol Hill. This week we will hear from a "DC" Defense Consultant who will give us his "View from the Beltway" and respond to your questions and comments.
Description Join us this Friday, 21 May 2021 @ 0900-1000 ET for another DEFTECH Coffee Call. And don't forget to tune in at 0830 for our weekly opps review, too.