DIU opens latest innovation outpost, expanding its presence to the Midwest

The Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit is expanding – again. DIU opened a new office in Chicago yesterday, hoping to connect commercial innovators in the Midwest with military requirements. It’s the fifth regional hub DIU has launched since its beginnings in Silicon Valley seven years ago. Federal News Network’s Jared Serbu has details on the new midwestern hub, and what DoD’s hoping to achieve.