Mike Brown Testifies on DIU's AI Initiatives
March 18, 2019
Mike Brown, Director of DIU, provides an overview of our efforts in artificial intelligence (AI) during the March 12 SASC Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities hearing on AI initiatives within DoD. DIU's AI portfolio focuses on understanding, tracking, and vetting commercial companies' abilities to solve high-impact problems identified in our work with DoD partners.
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Startups Highlight Ease and Benefits of Working with DoD
March 13, 2019
The Capital Factory in Austin recently hosted two events highlighting the work the Defense Innovation Unit is doing to attract new companies to the Department of Defense (DoD).
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DIU Startup Showcase: Uptake Brings AI into the Motor Pool
January 30, 2019
On January 30, 2019 at 6:00pm (CT) the Defense Innovation Unit joins in discussion with innovative Artificial Intelligence startup that received $1 million in non-dilutive capital to bring its predictive maintenance tech into the Department of Defense. This is the first in a series hosted at Capital Factory in Austin, TX that showcases startups that have worked with DIU to solve national security challenges. The event will be livestreamed on YouTube and the recording will be available online.
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Defense Innovation Unit Seeks Latest Commercial Technology at CES2019
January 24, 2019
Defense Innovation Unit team members traveled to CES2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada to meet with leading entrepreneurs and venture investors.
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DIU Director Michael Brown at the Reagan National Defense Forum
Reagan Foundation
December 01, 2018
DIU Director, Michael Brown, joined moderator, Ryan Evans, and panelists Palmer Lucky, Rachel Olney, and Brad Smith to discuss the relationship between the defense sector and tech industry.
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