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VA Taps Philips for Ambient Assisted Living Tech Research Grant; Hans-Aloys Wischmann Comments

Royal Philips has secured grant funds from the Department of Veterans Affairs to explore location-aware assisted technologies for the VA as part of an effort to aid veterans with mild cognitive impairments. The company said Thursday it will research an ambient assisted living technology that equips traditional homes with sensors, actuators, interfaces and artificial …

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Lockheed Names 2 C130J Roll-On/Roll-Off Mission System Design Competition Winners in India; Abhay Paranjape Comments

Lockheed Martin has named teams from Indian Institute of Technology Chennai and University of Petroleum and Energy Studies as winners of a competition to design roll-on/roll-off mission systems for the C130J aircraft during an awards ceremony in New Delhi Tuesday. Lockheed unveiled the C-130J Roll-On/Roll-Off University Design Challenge in India in 2014 …

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IARPA Taps IBM for Logical Quantum Bit Research Grant; Arvind Krishna Comments

IBM has received a multi-year grant from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to further study superconducting qubits the company believes could eventually facilitate development of a universal quantum computer. The company said Tuesday it aims to help IARPA design a logical qubit from multiple imperfect physical qubits and tackle computational limitations …

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Lockheed to Fund South Korean R&D Projects for Unmanned, Supersonic Flight; John Evans Comments

Lockheed Martin has awarded grants to three universities in South Korea for the second year of the company’s Republic of Korea Science, Technology, and Research Fund program in that country. The grants will fund research on unmanned vehicle navigation, supersonic flight and analysis techniques for imagery and composite materials, Lockheed said Nov. …

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Battelle-Purdue University Team to Help Evaluate Army’s STEM Programs

The U.S. Defense Department has chosen a Battelle-Purdue University alliance to evaluate and recommend strategies for U.S. Army-run science, technology, engineering and math education programs, The Purdue Exponent reported Wednesday. Sarah Kennedy writes Purdue University received a $5.25 million grant to support the military branch’s Educational Outreach Program in collaboration with Battelle. …

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Northrop Taps UC Colorado Springs for Defense Cyber Research Grant

Northrop Grumman has awarded a $70,000 research grant to the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs to study and develop cybersecurity and resiliency technologies for Defense Department systems. The company said Thursday UCCS College of Engineering and Applied Sciences will perform research over a nine-month period as part of the university’s partnership with Northrop on …

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