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June 14, 2022

Upcoming DEPSCoR DoD Day!

The University of South Dakota will host DEPSCoR DoD Day, presented by the Department of Defense, on July 19, 2022.

May 26, 2022

Register for the next DEPSCoR FOA Webinar!

The DoD will be hosting a virtual DEPSCoR Webinar on June 22nd from 1:00pm-3:00pm EDT. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions about the funding opportunities during the webinar.

May 13, 2022

Department of Defense Announces Fiscal Year 2021 Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) Awards

The DoD announced today $14.6 million in DEPSCoR awards to 23 collaborative teams following two FY2021 competitions. DEPSCoR is a capacity-building program that is designed to strengthen the basic research infrastructure at institutions of higher education in under-utilized states/territories.

March 15, 2022

Inaugural Hybrid Department of Defense 6.1 Basic Research Conference

the Basic Research Office is hosting its first inaugural Hybrid Department of Defense (DoD) 6.1 Basic Research Conference on 6-9 Sept 2022 at the Basic Research Innovation Collaboration Center (BRICC) in Arlington, VA. This conference is aimed at providing a forum for expanding information exchange between 6.1 researchers across all DoD laboratories and warfare centers.

Nov. 1, 2021

DoD Awards $46 Million in University Research Equipment Awards

Arlington, VA - The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced awards to 144 university researchers totaling $46 million under the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). These grants will be provided to 81 institutions across 35 states in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022.

Sept. 8, 2021

The Small Business Technology Program Broad Agency Announcement is Open

The Small Business Technology Program Broad Agency Announcement is now open and seeking industry-academia collaboration teams.

Feb. 18, 2021

DoD Announces Fiscal Year 2021 University Research Funding Awards

The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced $179 million in funding awards to 25 teams that participated in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) competition. The winning teams, which represent 57 academic institutions nationwide, will receive five-year grants—contingent upon satisfactory research progress and the availability of funds—to pursue basic research that spans multiple scientific disciplines.

Feb. 4, 2021

DoD launches two Centers of Excellence at Tuskegee University and Howard University

On January 27 & 28, the Department of Defense (DoD), through the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, launched two Centers of Excellence (COEs) at Tuskegee University and Howard University in defense research priority areas.

Dec. 11, 2020

In New Step Toward Quantum Tech, Scientists Synthesize 'bright' Quantum Bits

Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellow, Prof. David Awschalom and his team takes a huge leap forward in quantum tech by synthesizing 'bright' quantum bits. Their new bottom-up approach could ultimately lead to quantum systems that have extraordinary flexibility and control, helping pave the way for next-generation quantum technology.

Dec. 9, 2020

Vannever Bush Fellow, Prof. Tresa Pollock Designs New Superalloy for 3D printing

Professor Pollock of UCSB led a team to design novel alloys that are suitable with the unique additive processing conditions while managing to maintain properties of the given material in demanding environments that are encountered in energy, space, and nuclear applications.