Innovation

Energy Department’s New Innovation Center Will Be a Testbed for New Reactor Tech

The National Reactor Innovation Center will bring all stakeholders together to build and test—and ultimately field—new ideas in nuclear energy production.

Tech Startup Brings Diabetic Ulcer Solution to Veterans Affairs Clinics

The Podimetrics SmartMat helps veterans detect the condition and highlights the power of public-private collaboration.

A Small Texas City Will Become the Country’s ‘Hypersonics Research Capital’

The Army Futures Command will test missiles and autonomous vehicles some 100 miles east of Austin.

Hackathon Aims to Enhance Veterans’ Care through Public-Private Innovation

To kick off a D.C. Hackathon, agency and industry insiders weighed in on driving innovation through federal collaboration.

Blockchain: Taking a Cue from History

Blockchain technology isn’t shaking out how we thought it would. So, should we pack our bags and go home?

CMS, USDS Pilot Unlocks Patient Data to Boost Provider Care

The project allows health care professionals to see claims information for past treatments instead of relying on patients’ memories.

How HHS Got Workforce Buy-In for Its Blockchain Pilot

The department turned to human-centric design for a proof of concept that automated logs for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program.

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DISA Awards 23 Small Businesses Spots on $7.5B IT Innovation Contract

The restricted pool awards come a year after large business awards, which were subsequently protested.

Critical Update: Containing Chernobyl

We’re joined by an engineer who helped build the final containment structure at Chernobyl, in a race against time, bureaucracy and the aftermath of the Soviet Union.

DHS Small Business Innovation Research Awards 1,000th Contract

The Homeland Security Department program celebrated a small business contracting milestone this week.

A Look Inside the Government’s Latest Quantum Computing Efforts

Experts say fortifying strong international collaboration is critical to advancing the emerging technology.

Government Seeks Input on Reboot of Nation's Strategic Computing Objectives

When technology progresses quickly, the strategies behind it may need to as well.