Research and development

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)FILE - In this June 28, 2019, file photo the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seal is seen during a news conference in Washington. An official at the Department of Homeland Security says he was pressured by agency leaders to suppress details in his intelligence reports that President Donald Trump might find objectionable, including intelligence on Russian interference in the election and the threat posed by white supremacists. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

How Homeland Security plans to put boots on science and get it out the door

DHS’ Science & Technology Directorate has awarded grants to two universities to improve how research and development activities transition to products.

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(Air Force Research Laboratory artwork)A Skyborg conceptual design for a low cost attritable Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle. (Air Force Research Laboratory artwork)

A new way for the Air Force to make sure good ideas don’t get lost in the clouds

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Sammies-recognized USDA engineer extending lives of dams, preventing major disasters

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FLCPaul Zielinski

Federal labs consortium director has to manage dozens of agency engineers

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USDAJohn Eisemann (front), USDA

A new crew takes over leadership of the Federal Laboratory Consortium

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(Maria B. Barnes/NSF)National Science Foundation HQ with Metro passing by

NSF’s unique R&D effort aims to solve societal challenges

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(AP Photo/John Locher)FILE- In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo a sign advertises 5G at the Qualcomm booth at CES International in Las Vegas. 5G is a new technical standard for wireless networks that promises faster speeds; less lag, or “latency,” when connecting to the network; and the ability to connect many devices to the internet without bogging it down. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Federal Mobility Working Group’s timely framework for 5G testing, security

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(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)FILE - This Aug. 4, 2009, file photo shows the United States Chamber of Commerce building in Washington. The White House says a senior national security official is leading the U.S. response to a massive breach of government departments and private corporations discovered late last year. The announcement that the deputy national security adviser for cyber and emergency technology, Anne Neuberger, has been in charge of the response to the SolarWinds hack follows congressional criticism of the government effort so far as “disorganized.” (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Commerce Department builds out supply chain resilience in 2022 budget

The Biden administration’s 2022 budget request raises the bar for federal contracts going to small, disadvantaged businesses and sets higher budgets…

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)President Joe Biden, accompanied by from left, Council of Economic Advisers chairwoman Cecilia Rouse, National Economic Council director Brian Deese, Vice President Kamala Harris, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Office of Management and Budget acting director Shalanda Young, speaks as he gets his weekly economic briefing in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, April 9, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Civilian agencies would see a 16% spending boost under Biden’s 2022 budget

Nearly all civilian agencies would see double-digit spending increases next year, according to the Biden administration’s 2022 budget request, which officials…

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Army’s top R&D command charts a course for post-pandemic telework

In a new “future of work” concept paper, the Army’s biggest R&D organization told employees it wants them to work whenever and wherever they’re most productive, even once the pandemic ends.

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