Treasury advances blockchain proof of concept for grant payments
The project relies on a permission-based version of the Ethereum blockchain.
Air Force issues 17 quantum science grants for basic research
The Air Force awarded 17 contracts totaling more than a million dollars in new funding for the emerging technology.
With a pandemic and hurricane season crushing FEMA, the agency could use some bots
FEMA could use some help from bots as it tries to respond to many crisis, both internal and external.
NSF marshals data science, blockchain to streamline federal grant processing
A National Science Foundation team developed a document ‘fingerprinting’ process that could help federal grant-issuing agencies sort through thousands of proposals more effectively.
Energy gets one step closer to a quantum leap
The Department of Energy took another step in its push to expand quantum computing research through new research centers.
FEMA wants to award disaster grants faster under this $80M IT contract
Homeland Security also employed a new bid process to select the winner, an IT modernization firm.