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Deep Isolation, Bechtel Sign Nuclear Waste Disposal Cooperative Agreement

Bechtel and Deep Isolation have entered into a cooperate agreement to further develop, sell and deploy the latter's technology platform designed to help government and industrial customers dispose of nuclear waste. Deep Isolation said Monday it seeks to help Bechtel conduct cleanup efforts at government facilities nationwide or support decommissioning projects at domestic and international nuclear power plants.

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Bell, NASA Enter Into UAS Flight Demo Cooperative Agreement

Textron’s Bell subsidiary has signed a cooperative agreement with NASA to design, build and integrate an unmanned aircraft system for the agency’s planned 2020 flight demonstration effort in national airspace. Bell will lead a team composed of Textron Systems, Xwing and the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere …

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NASA Taps Boeing-Pratt & Whitney-UTC Aerospace Team for Green Aircraft Engine Tech Demo

A team consists of Boeing, United Technologies Corp.’s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary and UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by NASA to perform a flight demonstration of an aircraft engine designed to reduce noise and fuel consumption under a potential three-year cooperative cost-sharing agreement. NASA’s aeronautics research mission directorate will …

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General Atomics, Nordion to Get Phase II Funds from DOE to Support Medical Isotope Production

General Atomics and Nordion will receive $15.3 million in funds from the Energy Department under the second phase of a cooperative agreement to produce commercial supplies of molybdenum-99 isotopes with the University of Missouri Research Reactor Center. Nordion said Wednesday the Phase II funds from DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration came more than a …

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DHS Seeks Academic Institution to Lead New CoE for Homeland Security Quantitative Analysis

The Department of Homeland Security plans to provide $40 million in funds to an institution that will lead a new center of excellence for homeland security quantitative analysis. DHS said Monday the funds will cover 10 years of CoE operations under a cooperative agreement with the lead institution. The department added it also seeks potential partners from …

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DARPA, University of Delaware Partner for Small Composite Parts Manufacturing R&D

The University of Delaware has landed a $15 million cooperative agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to help explore methods to produce small composite parts for military equipment. DARPA and the university will work to develop reconfigurable forming and molding processes for the fabrication of composite structures under the Tailorable Feedback and Forming program, the Defense Department said …

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DOE to Fund General Atomics’ Medical Isotope Project; Kathy Murray Comments

General Atomics will receive $9.7 million in funds from the Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration under a cooperative agreement to produce commercial supplies of molybdenum-99 medical isotopes in the U.S. Mo-99 serves as the parent isotope of the radioisotope technetium-99m used in nuclear-based diagnostic imaging procedures, General Atomics said …

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DoD Picks FlexTech Alliance to Build New Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute

The FlexTech Alliance consortium will create and manage the seventh Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Flexible Hybrid Electronics under a cooperative agreement with the Defense Department as part of the government’s National Network for Manufacturing Innovation. DoD said Friday the institute will bring together government, industry and academic professionals to help bolster U.S. manufacturing capabilities …

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Exelis, UrsaNav, DHS, Coast Guard to Test Potential GPS Backup; Ed Sayadian Comments

Exelis has partnered with UrsaNav, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security to demonstrate a potential alternative to USCG’s decommissioned Loran-C radio navigation system. Exelis, UrsaNav, USCG and DHS signed a cooperative agreement to test the eLoran low-frequency technology as a backup for GPS infrastructure being used …

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Southern Research Institute, DOE Agree to Develop Thermal Storage for Solar Energy; Michael Johns Comments

Southern Research Institute and the Energy Department have inked a $1.05 million cooperative agreement to create a thermochemical energy storage system for a DOE solar program. The nonprofit research organization said Thursday it will produce a TCES system made of calcium-based sorbent that stores energy in a “reversible closed-loop endothermic-exothermic chemical reaction cycle.” The …

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