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9/9 2022

NSWCPD awards its first contract through the Other Transaction Authority streamlined contracting vehicle

2022-09-15T11:52:23+00:00September 9th, 2022|ATI in the News|

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division awarded its first contract under the Other Transaction Authority (OTA) for the design, development, and delivery of a small actuator test stand to evaluate electrohydraulic actuators through the Maritime Sustainment Technology Innovation Consortium (MSTIC) on June 9, 2022.

7/6 2022

NSWC IHD holds NEST collaboration event

2022-07-06T17:07:02+00:00July 6th, 2022|ATI in the News|

To date, 83 SONs have been solicited through NEST, and they have received 227 whitepapers. Twenty-seven projects are currently in the award process with a total expected value of more than $180 million, and the first awards are expected to be finalized in the next few weeks. The event was the third in a series of collaboration events to promote NEST.

6/21 2022

Army asks industry to develop handheld sensor to help care for military burn victims on the front lines

2022-06-22T11:59:09+00:00June 21st, 2022|ATI in the News|

This handheld device is for Army battalion aid stations, brigade support aid stations,and field hospitals for triaging and evacuation decision making. Officials of the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC) in Summerville, S.C., issued a request for project proposals (MTEC-22-08-BDA) on Friday for the Burn Digital Assessment project.

6/7 2022

NuCressTM bone scaffolding solution for healing bone trauma on the battlefield and beyond

2022-06-09T17:56:35+00:00June 7th, 2022|ATI in the News|

These efforts have been successful, and Dr. Biris’ university spinout venture NuShores received a fourth award in FY20 by the U.S. Army’s Medical Research and Development Command’s Clinical and Rehabilitative Research Program (CRMRP) via an Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) competitively awarded through the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC). This transition of the initial NuCressTM manufacturing process from the JWMRP to the MTEC focuses on the optimization of the manufacturing process by investigating multiple and consecutive iterations of automation to improve quality, cost and efficiency. The deliverable is to demonstrate the feasibility of producing the NuCressTM bone void filler scaffold by a fully automated, intelligent production system with real-time in-process quality monitoring and control.

6/6 2022

A non profit prize challenge seeks technology for Homeland Security

2022-06-08T15:09:56+00:00June 6th, 2022|ATI in the News|

The Homeland Security Technology Consortium, which was formerly known as the Border Security Technology Consortium, it’s about 138 member companies, academics and nonprofits are involved in it. It was established back in 2015 to accelerate innovative pilots and prototypes at DHS to answer mission needs of operators using other transaction authorities.

6/3 2022

DoD and National Spectrum Consortium team for Open RAN acceleration

2022-06-06T12:52:17+00:00June 3rd, 2022|ATI in the News|

The National Spectrum Consortium, with support from the Department of Defense (DoD), recently announced the release of a “Call for Whitepapers” to their membership requesting feedback and ideas from industry and academia that could help accelerate the development, manufacturing, and testing of 5G Open Radio Access Network ("Open RAN") technologies in the United States. The central goal of this outreach is to help identify obstacles to emerging or existing companies in accelerating the commercialization of Open RAN in the U.S.

5/31 2022

MIMEDX receives $4.6 million award from the Department of Defense to advance the treatment of combat casualty wounds and burns

2022-06-08T11:58:47+00:00May 31st, 2022|ATI in the News|

The award from the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), a 501(c)(3) biomedical technology consortium collaborating under an Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) with the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command, is sponsored and will be managed by the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) to advance medical treatments for combat wounds and burns.

5/26 2022

NMRC presented with MTEC 2022 sponsor recognition award

2022-06-03T12:27:34+00:00May 26th, 2022|ATI in the News|

“Through MTEC, NMRC is harnessing the innovation of academia and the biotechnology sector to develop and eventually deliver technology to the warfighter,” said Thomas Dunn, acting program manager of NMRC’s Naval Advanced Medical Development department. “MTEC helps survey the scope of innovative research, and to see how that research can be used to meet the needs of military medicine.”

5/20 2022

Army inks unique R&D agreement with consortium on advanced weapons development

2022-05-24T12:48:36+00:00May 20th, 2022|ATI in the News|

Cooperative research and development agreements (CRADAs) are vehicles that enable federal entities to combine resources and engage in R&D with non-government institutions to unlock breakthroughs around topics of shared interest. Such agreements aren’t new, but a CRADA signed this week between the Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Armaments Center and the National Armaments Consortium (NAC) has multiple elements that make it unique.

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