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01 Sep

Future of Microbiome Research

SMI staff recently attended the Military Health Systems Research Symposium in Kissimmee, Florida. Among the many military research priorities highlighted in the course of the four day-long meeting, was research into the human and environmental microbiomes and how they might influence warfighter health. Research into the microbiome is poised to ramp up in the coming years as the Department of Defense and other agencies are planning on large investments as part of the National Microbiome Initiative.  All together, the federal government is planning on investing $121 million into microbiome research in the next fiscal year.

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11 Aug

DOD Announces Manufacturing Innovation Institute Solicitations

Recently, the Department of Defense announced two additional Manufacturing Innovation Institutes (MII): Advanced Tissue Biofabrication MII and Robotics in Manufacturing Environments MII. MIIs are part of the U.S. government’s National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) initiative. The purpose of each institute is to create a regional center tasked with accelerating innovation, assisting the development of a well-trained workforce, educating the next generation of technicians, scientists, and engineers, as well as transition technologies that are critical to the U.S.’s manufacturing economy and national security. SMI staff have experience in matching clients with NNMI teams, supporting the NNMI application process, and have significant insights into the processes and priorities of the government review of NNMI applications.

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28 Jul

Wave-energy Tests Underway at Marine Base

Many SMI clients mentioned!  SMI lobbied to create this test site starting in 2002

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22 Jul

Registration Opens for the 2016 Medical Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS)

Registration for the 24th annual Medical Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) is now open.

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15 Jul

SMI's Pat Davis Speaks at the DOE 2016 Sustainable Transportation Summit

Pat Davis speaks on EV deployment and federal role

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29 Jun

SMI joins the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC)

SMI recently became a member of the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), a biomedical technology consortium that collaborates with multiple federal funders

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20 Jun

Energy Legislation Running Short on Time

SMI's Damian Kunko quoted on energy legislation prospects 

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03 Jun

Welcome to SMI's New Website

Welcome to the new and improved SMI website. Thanks for visiting.

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