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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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06 Jan

DOE Releases 2nd Installment of Quadrennial Energy Review

More than 70 recommendations from DOE are proposed to enable the electricity sector to manage the risks and opportunities of the 21st Century through policy change and R&D investments.

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06 Dec

Call for Marine Energy Technology Symposium Abstracts

Abstracts are now being accepted for the 5th annual Marine Energy Technology Symposium, which takes place May 1-3, 2017 at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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30 Nov

DOD SBIRs are in Pre-release

The Department of Defense just released draft topics for the winter round of the thrice-yearly SBIR solicitation.

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17 Nov

Clean Power Is Too Hot for Even Trump to Cool

Fears of a negative impact of Trump... are really overblown

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