News | 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.

DoD has long championed the country’s scientific ecosystem. Through DURIP, DoD supports purchases of major research equipment to augment current and develop new capabilities. This effort enables universities to perform state-of-the-art research that boosts the United States’ technological edge, while ensuring that our future science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce remains second to none. This year, the awards will support equipment and instrumentation to accelerate basic research, which is relevant across the department to include the design, development, and characterization of novel materials, quantum computing and quantum networks, bioelectronics, hypersonics, autonomy and more.

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