Tag Archives: Virginia Commonwealth University

Mitre, Virginia Public Universities Partner to Help Address Gov’t R&D Requirements

 

Mitre has partnered with nine public universities in Virginia to create an exchange program to help the government address technology requirements in areas such as national security, aviation and cybersecurity. The nonprofit company said Thursday it seeks to gain access to tools and ideas from the academic sector through the University Innovation Exchange under a signed master agreement.

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2 NASA-Backed Research Institutes Aim to Develop Space Tech Platforms for Long-Duration Missions

NASA has picked two proposals to establish research institutes that will work on space technology platforms designed to extend human presence in long-duration exploration missions. The agency will award each Space Technology Research Institute up to $15 million in funds over five years to develop technology platforms in the areas of …

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DOE to Fund 14 Window Coating Devt Projects Through SHIELD Program

The Energy Department has awarded $31 million in total funds to support 14 window coating and windowpane development projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy's Single-Pane Highly Insulating Efficient Lucid Design program. DOE said Monday ARPA-E's SHIELD program seeks to retrofit single-pane windows through the development of novel window coatings …

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VCU, Army Engineers Order SmartPlanes Fixed Wing UAS Through Canon East GSA Contract

Virginia Commonwealth University and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have placed orders for SmartPlanes‘ Freya fixed-wing unmanned aircraft system under a General Services Administration procurement contract. VCU and the Army Corps purchased the micro-class UAS through a GSA contract held by SmartPlanes distributor Canon East, SmartPlanes said Feb. 25. Freya’s payload bay is designed to hold at least …

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