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  • NSF Records First University Research Spending Decline Since 1974 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NSF Records First University Research Spending Decline Since 1974

    The National Science Foundation has estimated a 1.1 percent decrease in university research spending for the 2012 fiscal year, the first decline it recorded since 1974, the Baltimore Sun reported Monday. Scott Dance writes that university officials attributed the decline to budget cuts and the government“™s withdrawal of the economic stimulus package. Dance reports that […] More

  • Johns Hopkins University Helps Develop Open Source Software to Track Diseases - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Johns Hopkins University Helps Develop Open Source Software to Track Diseases

    Johns Hopkins University“™s Applied Physics Laboratory and the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center have engineered an open source software suite that intends to help monitor disease outbreaks. The Suite for Automated Global Electronic bioSurveillance works to help users download software products to fulfill the World Health Organization’s surveillance and reporting requirements, APL said Monday. APL collaborated […] More

  • DARPA Builds Cyberwar Virtual Firing Range - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DARPA Builds Cyberwar Virtual Firing Range

    Amid the onslaught of cyber attacks striking both public and private sectors, the federal government has pooled its offensive efforts into the National Cyber Range project, an initiative that will boost cyber-defense technologies and help train a cybersecurity workforce, Reuters reports. Together with companies such as defense contractor Lockheed Martin and Johns Hopkins University’s Applied […] More

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