Joe Kochan is taking the job as executive director of the National Spectrum Consortium (NSC) at a time when building bridges between spectrum stakeholders is of utmost concern – and the Department of Defense (DoD) in a lot of ways is in the middle of it all.
How exactly the ReHeal Glove got to where it is now—flush with funding and undergoing various rounds of testing—is largely due to the role of the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), a nonprofit corporation that operates as the premier facilitator and collaborator across the entire DOD. Indeed, if it weren’t for MTEC, the near decade-long effort to develop the ReHeal Glove may have withered on the vine. Instead, it provides a promising medical option for millions.
Apheresis services firm Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies has entered into a contract with the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), which is an Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) with the US Army Medical Research and Development Command.
As part of the consortium’s management of IWRP 2 activities, ATI will provide the mechanism for Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) to reach out to a broad range of traditional and non-traditional defense contractors in various areas of information warfare technology to address specific information technology challenges through prototyping (i.e. the creation of a prototype, the first example of a product that a company intends to subsequently develop).
Led by the U.S. National Science Foundation's National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, or NCSES, America's DataHub Consortium is exploring what is possible when complex data from different sources are linked and analyzed in new ways. ADC is managed by ATI.
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES)has been awarded an $18 million contract from the Department of Defense (DoD) to deploy a standalone, 5G network at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington state. The Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) was issued through the Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) consortium, a collaboration to engage industry and academia to develop and mature technologies in the field of information warfare that enhance Navy and Marine Corps mission effectiveness.
MediWound awarded a U.S. Department of Defense research grant for the development of NexoBrid for the U.S. Army
MediWound Ltd., a fully-integrated biopharmaceutical company focused on next-generation bio therapeutic solutions for tissue repair and regeneration, today announced that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), through the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), has awarded MediWound a $1.7 million research project for the development of NexoBrid® as a non-surgical solution for field-care burn treatment for the U.S. Army (the "MTEC Research Project Award").
Former Army Ammunition Chief Al Abramson joins National Armaments Consortium as Customer Engagement VP
Al Abramson, former head of the U.S. Army’s armaments and ammunition joint program office, has been appointed as vice president of customer engagement by the National Armaments Consortium.
RPED harnesses the Navy’s industry consortiums, such as the Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP), which is pursuing its second round of transitioning technology. “NAVWAR’s IWRP was the first prototyping OTA for the Navy,” he says. “But now there’s five other consortiums across the Navy in other technology areas.”
University of Kentucky researchers awarded $1.8 million DoD grant aimed at reducing ostracism in the military
The goal is to help the DoD better execute its National Defense Strategy by preventing various forms of violent, abusive and harmful acts within military contexts.