This post is part II of a 2-part series on Dual Use Tech and Accelerating Innovation in the Aerospace and Defense Sector.

In 2019, the United States spent $55 billion on defense R&D. We know surprisingly little about what that funding has achieved. We have no way of measuring its productivity

A couple of weeks ago- April 22, 2021, George Mason University’s Government Contracting Center held a webinar “Measuring R&D Productivity” that sought to explore not only the concept, but how well the defense industry measured up. …

Part of the Deep Tech/Dual Use Series

It’s been 5 years since the launch of the Defense Innovation Unit. DIU’s founding oftentimes is considered a pivotal moment when the Defense Department recognized that it had to source innovation differently. The innovation swell has come a long way. DIUX came in…

Converging Trends In Support of Deep Tech

Over the last few weeks, outside of the key issues of Covid 19, protests and systemic racism, a couple of bills that positively impact Deep Tech Investing have surfaced. trends that speak to our under investment in basic research in important technical domains…

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