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Given today's globalized access to knowledge and the rapid pace of technology development, innovation, speed, and agility have taken on a greater importance. The Department of Defense serves as an innovative leader in developing technology to protect Americans and troops – on and off the battlefield.

Competition to Launch Manufacturing Institute

President Barack Obama has announced an upcoming Defense Department-sponsored competition that will provide the awardee up to $110 million in federal funds to launch an Institute for Manufacturing Innovation. Story

Kendall: DoD Seeks Next-generation Technologies

DoD is starting a long-range research and development initiative intended specifically to deliver technologies capable of providing the next generation of dominance on the battlefield, Frank Kendall said. Story

Kendall Visits TechShop to Promote Innovation

DoD's top acquistions official toured one of several membership-based, do-it-yourself workshops and fabrication studios that partners with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Department of Veterans Affairs to promote technology and manufacturing innovation. Story

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