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UMD Strategic Partnership establishes health institute

The University of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State has announced a partnership to establish the University of Maryland 3-Institute for Health Computing, which is being led by the University of Maryland Baltimore and the University of Maryland College Park, in collaboration with the University of Maryland Medical System and Montgomery County. The Institute will […]

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NGC installs MESA sensor for Royal Air Force

Northrop Grumman Corp.’s first Multi-role Electronically Scanned Array sensor was successfully installed on an E-7 Wedgetail Mk1 Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft for the UK’s Royal Air Force. Equipped with the MESA sensor, the UK’s Wedgetail fleet will be strengthened with an airborne sensing capability at longer ranges, enabling critical early warning, surveillance and […]

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APL uses video games to train AI

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, in Laurel, hope to make research of artificial intelligence easier with the creation of Meta Arcade, a suite of arcade games that can be used as training tasks for artificial intelligence systems. Initially developed under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Lifelong Learning Machines program, Meta Arcade […]

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MTC launches Chesapeake region chapter

The Maryland Tech Council is launching its Chesapeake Regional Chapter to provide a unified voice for technology and life science companies in Anne Arundel County, Southern Maryland and Queen Anne’s County. It is the only member association providing educational programming, networking and advocacy to the bay region’s innovation community. The CRC will host regular events […]

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BigBear.ai awarded $14.8M U.S. Army contract

Columbia-based BigBear.ai announced that the United States Army has selected the company as the sole source prime contractor for implementing the Global Force Information Management system in a nine-month contract valued at $14.8 million. The award builds on BigBear.ai’s previous work and successful delivery of the prototype platform developed during Phase 1 of the GFIM […]

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Cybrary raises $25M In Series C

Cybrary, a College Park, MD-based training platform for cybersecurity professionals, raised $25m in Series C funding. The round, which brings total funding to date to $48 million, was led by current investors Gula Tech Adventures, of Columbia, and BuildGroup. Led by CEO Kevin Hanes, Cybrary is a training platform that provides the right training at […]

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APL’s DART mission hits asteroid

NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test, the world’s first planetary defense technology demonstration, successfully impacted its asteroid target on Monday, Sept. 26 – the Administration’s first attempt to move an asteroid in space. Mission control at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, announced the successful impact at 7:14 p.m. EDT. “At its […]