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Leanne Caret, President & CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Receives Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award

Leanne Caret and Jim Garrettson

Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS), accepted her fourth consecutive Wash100 Award from Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic on Monday. Caret received her fourth Wash100 Award for her continued leadership in the development of Boeing's Starliner spacecraft, winning major defense contracts for the company and accelerating influential aerospace technology

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Lockheed Reports Production Savings for Lot 11 F-35 Simulators; Amy Gowder Quoted

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Lockheed Martin has realized approximately $45M in savings to produce 15 full-mission simulators for the 11th batch of low-rate initial production F-35 fighter jets. The company said Tuesday the production savings can be attributed to the integration of 3D-printed components into simulators, use of automation and implementation of long-term supply chain …

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DOE’s National Labs to Collaborate With 38 Small Businesses on Energy Tech Projects

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The Energy Department has identified 38 small businesses that will partner with national laboratories to address technology challenges associated with the development of advanced energy systems. DOE said Friday the Small Business Vouchers program offers competitively-selected small businesses access to intellectual and technical resources at national laboratories. Eight laboratories will receive funds to support the partnership …

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DOE Selects 43 Small Businesses for Clean Energy Projects Under 2nd Round of SB Vouchers Pilot

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The Energy Department has selected 43 small businesses to collaborate with 12 national laboratories to develop next-generation clean energy technology as part of the $8 million second round of the Small Business Vouchers pilot program. The small businesses will each receive vouchers worth up to $300,000 and the opportunity to work with the various …

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NASA Opens Access to 56 Agency Tech Patents; Daniel Lockney Comments

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NASA has opened up its intellectual property for 56 agency-built technological platforms to the commercial space industry as part of the agency’s technology transfer efforts. “By releasing this collection into the public domain, we are encouraging entrepreneurs to explore new ways to commercialize NASA technologies,” Daniel Lockney, NASA’s technology transfer program executive, said in a …

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NIST to Invest $140M for 2 New Manufacturing Innovation Centers

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology intends to award up to $140 million in federal funds for the establishment of additional two institutes that will demonstrate advanced manufacturing processes. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that NIST will seek applications from consortia of government, academic and industrial organizations in January 2016 for …

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Boeing Launches South Carolina Tech Development Center; John Tracy Comments

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Boeing has inaugurated a new research and technology center in South Carolina intended to further the company's advanced manufacturing push. The 104,000-square-foot Boeing Research and Technology-South Carolina Center is designed to focus on the manufacture of composite fuselage and propulsion systems, Boeing said Thursday. John Tracy, Boeing chief technology officer and …

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