Raj Shah Speaks about DIUx with CNAS
Center for New American Security (CNAS) National Security Startups Series
February 11, 2017
Raj Shah, managing partner at DIUx, speaks with Ben Fitzgerald of CNAS to explain why DoD is focused on partnering with startups, challenges for collaboration, and how DIUx will achieve its mission.
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The Pentagon’s Innovation Experiment
MIT Tech Review
December 19, 2016
The U.S. Department of Defense founded a kind of startup in Silicon Valley to accelerate the development and acquisition of new technologies useful to the military.
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Executing on Acquisition Innovation
Center for New American Security (CNAS)
November 30, 2016
Hear first-hand experiences of how DIUx, rapid acquisition units in DoD, and other federal agencies are using new authorities and methods to successfully collaborate with innovative companies on timelines of days and weeks instead of months and years.
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The “X” Is for Experimental: What’s Next for DoD’s First Start-Up
Secretary Ash Carter via Medium
May 11, 2016
"One of my core goals as Secretary of Defense has been to build, and in some cases rebuild, the bridges between our national security endeavor in the Pentagon, and the wonderfully innovative, open technology community of companies and universities that comprise one of America’s great strengths."
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