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Bringing new technology to the DHS

The Department of Homeland Security is looking to smaller entrepreneurs and emerging tech industries to improve the work and services of the federal government. Melissa Oh, managing director of the Silicon Valley Innovation Program at the DHS, explained that the program is located in Silicon Valley to be near entrepreneurs and innovators. The program aims […]

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Congress reauthorizes the SBIR program for three more years

Congress has reauthorized the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program for another three years, despite some criticisms. A new report looks at how SBIR money is being spent, and on what. Michael Crosby, CEO of Leadership Connect, stated that the SBIR program is 16 percent more successful than its private sector peer. Health and Human […]

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Transforming government technology

Raylene Yung, Technology Modernization Fund executive director at GSA, discusses major new investments to support tech modernization at agencies

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NASA changes trajectory of asteroid

Lindley Johnson, lead program executive for NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office, discusses NASA’s successful Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) and initial findings

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Closing the digital divide

Nicol Turner Lee, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, discusses the digital divide and funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for high-speed broadband

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Accelerating US biotechnology and biomanufacturing

Theresa Good, division director for NSF’s Directorate for Biological Sciences, discusses a new executive order for advancing biotechnology and biomanufacturing and the National Science Foundation’s efforts in this area

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Development of brain-controlled technology

Karen Howard, director of science, technology assessment and analytics at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the applications for brain-computer interfaces along with ethical and security concerns

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Transforming foodborne illness prevention

Steven Musser, deputy center director for scientific operations at the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition at the FDA, discusses the use of whole genome sequencing to greatly improve the way foodborne illnesses are investigated and prevented

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