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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

Trump’s 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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28 Oct

DOE Water Power Program FY 2018 Funding

SMI and the NHA’s Marine Energy Council supports $125 million for the DOE Water Power Technologies Office

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14 Oct

Funding for Defense Manufacturing

SMI excels at securing funding for our clients in defense manufacturing. One specific program that we often leverage is the Defense Production Act (DPA) Title III program serves a critical role in strengthening the U.S. defense industrial base by stimulating private investment in domestic production capabilities of materials and technologies essential for the national defense.

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23 Sep

Zika funding from Congress is just around the corner

Vaccine and therapeutics developers nationwide have been waiting with bated breath for Congress to finally agree on a Zika bill to fund the development of Zika countermeasures and support the public health efforts need to stem the spread of the epidemic. Yesterday, Capitol Hill moved one step closer to approving this bill and giving agencies like NIH and BARDA the money they need to continue pushing research and development efforts forward.

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16 Sep

SMI client wins ARPA-e award to develop a novel battery technology

SMI client Sila Nanotechnologies was recently selected for a $1 million award as part of the ARPA-e IONICS program. 

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09 Sep

The Federal Government Is a Major Sponsor of R&D by U.S. Businesses

Even in times of economic downturn, the federal government remains a major sponsor of research and development by U.S. businesses.

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