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09 Apr

A Capitol View: April 2020

Client Spotlight: U.S. Footwear Manufacturing Association Companies Helping Make Masks Amid COVID-19 by: Richa Patel The U.S. Footwear Manufacturing Association (USFMA) has companies dedicated to ...

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09 Apr

Opportunities for the Defense Production Act Title III for COVID-19 Response

Ken Wetzel, Senior Vice President writes about the use of the overlooked Title III authorities of the Defense Production Act for COVID-19 response.

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16 Jan

SMI's Marine Energy Update - 2019 Year in Review

Happy New Year! We are writing to update you on progress made in 2019 to commercialize marine energy technologies, the next generation of renewable power. On a personal note, 2020 marks a milestone ...

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20 Dec

A Capitol View: December 2019

Client Spotlight: Qorvo Selected to Provide GaN Modules for Army's Radar System by: Gabriella Armonda Qorvo, an American semiconductor company that is a leading designer, manufacturer, and provider ...

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18 Sep

A Capitol View: September 2019

Client Spotlight: Navatek Secures $8 Million US Navy Contract by: Gabriella Armonda Navatek, a hydrodynamic engineering firm, secured a competitive $8 million contract from the U.S. Navy’s ...

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22 Jul

SMI's Marine Energy Update - 2019 Mid-Year Review

The SMI Water Power Team continues to work hard on multiple fronts representing the interests of the marine energy industry here in Washington. Among other news, the U.S. House of Representatives approved $127 million in Fiscal Year 2020 funding for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO). 

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14 May

Recent SMI Client News

Locus Biosciences: May 2019 – Scientists modify viruses using CRISPR to fight superbugs ...

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22 Jan

SMI's Marine Energy Update - January 2019

The SMI Water Power Team continues to work hard on multiple fronts representing the interests of the marine energy industry here in Washington.  We supported our clients, including the National Hydropower Association's (NHA) Marine Energy Council (MEC), and other interested parties to increase the U.S. Federal Government's support for the commercialization of advanced water power technologies.  

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26 Nov

Trump's Climate Report - Time to Worry?

Very concerning news about climate change and potential impacts.  Even more concerning is the timing of the report's release and President Trump's reactions.  PoliticoPro covers it well...

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20 Jul

SMI Life Sciences Goes on the Road

The SMI Life Sciences team will be giving a seminar on July 24, 2018 at the Hagerstown, MD incubator associated with Hagerstown Community College.

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21 May

Marine Energy Maritime Markets RFI, Funding Deadlines, Cong. Action

Maritime Markets RFI, Funding Deadlines, Congressional Action and MHK Photo Contest 

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26 Apr

DOE Funding Opportunities and Water Power Week

DOE Funding Opportunities and Water Power Week

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06 Sep

IARPA's focus on biological technologies

The Intelligence Advanced Research Project Activity (IARPA) sits within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and supports the Intelligence Community (IC) by delivering innovative ...

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26 Jul

Registration Opens for the 2017 Military Health System Research Symposium

Registration recently opened for the 25th annual Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS). Drawing in approximately 2,300 attendees, MHSRS is the Department of Defense’s (DOD) principal venue for the presentation of scientific knowledge for the advancement of military-specific research and development.

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17 Mar

Trumpís Opening Budget Bid Would Refocus Priorities

Trump’s Opening Budget Bid Would Refocus Priorities. Massive cuts to domestic discretionary programs.

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