Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

YANGJU, SOUTH KOREA – MARCH 05: U.S. soldiers from 2nd Infantry Division take part in a joint MEDEVAC field training exercise with South Korean soldiers on March 5, 2008 in Yangju, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

DARPA launching research project to revolutionize brain injury diagnosis on the battlefield

Naval medical officer Jean-Paul Chretien tells FedScoop how new technology could revolutionize the way traumatic brain injuries are treated in the field.
BERLIN, GERMANY – AUGUST 29: Riot police observe far-right protesters gathered outside the Reichstag during protests against coronavirus-related restrictions and government policy on August 29, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Tens of thousands of people from a wide spectrum, including coronavirus skeptics, conspiracy enthusiasts, hippies, right-wing extremists, religious conservatives and others converged on Berlin to attend the protests. City authorities had banned the protests, citing the flouting of social distancing by participants in a similar march that drew at least 17,000 people a few weeks ago, but a court overturned the ban. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

German government launches $12B fund to finance tech startups

Through public-private cooperation the German federal government hopes to provide startups with a total of $50B.
Staff Sgt. Kyle a U.S. Army Special Forces Operational Detachment – Alpha communications sergeant in 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) uses rock drills to explain small unit tactics to the Senegalese army. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Kulani Lakanaria)

SOCOM looks to combat disinformation in Africa on new governmentwide contract

The General Services Administration awarded a five-year, $66 million Phase III SBIR contract to IST Research for its Pulse Platform.
Navy logistics
Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor Ocean Terminal Division collaborates Nov. 13, 2019, with 165 active, reserve and civilian personnel to redeploy cargo from the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, Louisiana. (U.S. Navy / Shannon Haney)

Navy opens up $30M in small business tech funding to stabilize supply chain

The Navy plans to spend more than $250 million in the next 90 days with small businesses that provide the department advanced technology.