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BAE Secures Australia Maritime RF Sensor Tech Devt Funds

BAE Systems has received a grant from Australia’s defense department to develop and demonstrate a radio frequency sensor technology for maritime battlespace awareness efforts, Shepard Media reported Thursday. The report said the department issued the grant for the 18-month Maritime Composite RF Sensor Performance project through its Capability and Technology Demonstrator Program. Glynn Phillips, chief …

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Clemson Receives Siemens Software Bundle to Support STEM Students

Siemens has provided Clemson University access to the company’s $357.2 million product lifecycle management software bundle in an effort to bolster student employment in the manufacturing industry. The company said Monday the bundle will include its LMS, NX and Femap softwares and Fibersim and Tecnomatix portfolios to support undergraduate and graduate studies at Clemson’s college of …

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Ansera Chosen for Army Chemical, Nuclear Sampling Kit R&D Grant

The Defense Department has awarded Ansera Analytics a two-year, $1.04 million grant under the Phase II Small Business Innovation Research program to study, develop and verify the Army’s sampling kits for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives reconnaissance functions. The Olathe, Kansas-based company said it will work on TacDOGS integration for data and sample analyses, a …

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Battelle Supports Ohio Bid for USDOT Grant on Connected & Autonomous Vehicle Research

The Transportation Department has awarded a $6 million grant to a Battelle-backed team for a dedicated short-range communications system in central Ohio to support testing and research on connected and autonomous vehicles. Battelle said Thursday it has helped build the winning bid from the Dublin, Marysville and Union counties in Ohio to secure the grant to expand fiber …

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DOJ Funds Studies to Support Law Enforcement Investigations & Police-Community Relations

The Justice Department has awarded a total of $6.3 million in grants to eight organizations to support their studies on law enforcement investigations and police-community relations. DOJ said Friday the studies are designed to find new strategies that will work to boost police-community collaboration, aid officer wellness and safety, secure the privacy of witnesses …

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CSRA to Support Grant Application Reviews for Texas Cancer Prevention Research

CSRA has received a potential five-year, $34 million recompete contract to help the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas review grant applications in efforts to advance cancer prevention research. The company said Thursday it will provide scientific management, information technology and administrative services as well as its Software-as-a-Service Grants Management platform to support CPRIT’s cancer research and …

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Life Length Receives CMS Certification, EU Grant for Biomarker Study

Telomere diagnostics firm Life Length has received an estimated $3.5 million grant from the European Union under the Horizon 2020 program to support the company’s clinical studies on a potential biomarker for cancer treatment. The Telomere Analysis Technology cellular health biomarker works to identify the biological health of cells, measure the effects of lifestyle programs and detect the …

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DHS Awards Cyber Training Course Development Grant to UTSA

A team led by the University of Texas at San Antonio has received a $3 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security under the agency’s Continuing Training Grants program to develop and deliver cybersecurity training courses. UTSA said Tuesday its team will create curriculum on present and emerging cyber threats in an effort to address areas …

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Capricor Receives DoD Grant to Develop Therapeutic Exosome Production Process

The Defense Department has awarded Capricor Therapeutics a $2.4 million grant to develop a process to produce cardiosphere-derived cell exosomes. Capricor said Monday it plans to file an investigational new drug application with the Food and Drug Administration in 2017 for the use of CAP-2003 to treat ocular graft-versus-host disease. “As we advance and expand …

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NASA to Fund STEM Projects of 3 Informal Education Organizations

NASA will provide three informal education organizations close to $3 million in grants to fund projects that will work to encourage students to pursue science, technology, engineering and math careers in support of the Journey to Mars. The space agency said Wednesday the organizations will build a Mars exploration exhibit, provide educator professional development on space science and …

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