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  • IARPA to Host Proposers Day on Engineered Organism Detection Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA to Host Proposers Day on Engineered Organism Detection Program

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity will conduct a Proposers Day on July 27 to discuss a program that aims to develop new tools that can detect changes on biological systems and initiate mitigation responses to accidental release of organisms. IARPA said it seeks to address questions from potential proposers on the Finding Engineering-Linked Indicators program […] More

  • SRI International Gets IARPA Contract to Help Mitigate Weaknesses in Biometric Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SRI International Gets IARPA Contract to Help Mitigate Weaknesses in Biometric Systems

    SRI International has secured a four-year, $12.5 million contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to research and develop technology that can help mitigate attempts to deceive biometric systems, known as presentation attacks. The company said Tuesday it will build a prototype Multi-physiological Joint Optimization and Liveness Nuances for Identity Ratification system, or MJOLNIR, in an effort to address known […] More

  • Crossmatch to Help IARPA Develop Presentation Attack Detection Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Crossmatch to Help IARPA Develop Presentation Attack Detection Tech

    Crossmatch has landed a $5.8 million contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop technologies that will work to detect spoofing attempts in biometric identification systems. The company said Wednesday IARPA’s Thor program will focus on the development of presentation attack detection platforms that can identify true biometric identities and mitigate potential deception. Bill McClurg, senior vice […] More

  • IARPA to Host Proposers Day on Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Imaging Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA to Host Proposers Day on Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Imaging Program

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity will hold a Proposers Day on May 11 in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to discuss a program that seeks to develop ground-based imaging approaches for objects in the geosynchronous Earth orbit. IARPA said Wednesday in a FedBizOpps notice that the Amon-Hen program seeks a ground-based optical interferometer that will work […] More

  • IARPA Seeks Ideas to Detect Gene-Edited Organisms - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA Seeks Ideas to Detect Gene-Edited Organisms

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has issued a request for information on methods and tools to detect genetically altered biological organisms, Nextgov reported Thursday. Mohana Ravindranath writes IARPA aims to prevent the misuse of genome editing techniques that may have adverse impact on the country’s economy, public health and national security. The IARPA RFI states “detection capabilities will help […] More

  • IARPA Seeks Methods to Collect Low-Resource Speech, Text Content - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA Seeks Methods to Collect Low-Resource Speech, Text Content

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has asked industry to propose methods to find speech and text content in low-resource languages relevant to domain-contextualized English queries. IARPA said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice the Machine Translation for English Retrieval of Information in Any Language program seeks an end-to-end system that can support monolingual triage of multilingual datasets. The agency added it wants […] More

  • Charles River Analytics-Led Team to Develop Automated Cyber Attack Prediction System for IARPA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Charles River Analytics-Led Team to Develop Automated Cyber Attack Prediction System for IARPA

    Charles River Analytics has secured a potential $10.5 million contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to help IARPA develop an automated system to forecast impending cyber attacks. Charles River Analytics said Tuesday it will lead an interdisciplinary team of professionals from  Battelle, Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary, Assured Information Security, Arizona State University, George Mason University and […] More

  • BAE Lands IARPA Contract to Build Sensor-Based Cyber Threat Prediction Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Lands IARPA Contract to Build Sensor-Based Cyber Threat Prediction Tool

    BAE Systems has received a potential $11.4 million contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to develop a tool designed to help U.S. intelligence and military agencies detect and predict cyber attacks. IARPA awarded the contract under the Cyber-attack Automated Unconventional Sensor Environment program, BAE said Thursday. The agency launched the CAUSE program in July […] More

  • IARPA Seeks Proposals for Deep Intermodal Video Analytics Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA Seeks Proposals for Deep Intermodal Video Analytics Program

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has asked industry to submit  proposals for the development of an automated tools to detect activity, objects and people in multi-camera streaming videos. IARPA said in a broad agency announcement posted Sept. 13 on FedBizOpps that it plans to implement Deep Intermodal Video Analytics tools for forensic analysis and real-time alerting applications. The three-phase DIVA program also seeks […] More

  • Next Century Consolidates Maryland Operations in Annapolis Junction Location - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Next Century Consolidates Maryland Operations in Annapolis Junction Location

    Next Century has moved its Maryland-based operations to 2701 Technology Drive, Suite 100, Annapolis Junction, Maryland. The software company has 134 employees who develop software for the Defense Department, Next Century said Monday. John McBeth, Next Century president, CEO and co-founder, said the new offices give Maryland employees room for expansion as well as collaboration spaces. The company secured a […] More

  • IARPA to Host Data Retrieval Tech Proposers Day - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA to Host Data Retrieval Tech Proposers Day

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity will hold a proposers’ day conference on Sept. 27 in Washington to brief interested organizations on a multilingual data collection system development program. IARPA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Aug. 1 it will discuss the objectives of the agency’s Machine Translation for English Retrieval of Information in Any Language  initiative and field questions […] More

  • Next Century to Help IARPA Develop SIGINT-Based Event Forecasting Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Next Century to Help IARPA Develop SIGINT-Based Event Forecasting Tool

    Next Century has received a three-year contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to develop a signals intelligence-based tool that will work to forecast societal events as part of IARPA’s Mercury Program. The SIGINT-based Anticipation of Future Events technology will be built to detect and predict terrorist or military activities, civil unrest and rare disease outbreaks in the Middle […] More

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