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Mike Madsen to take helm as acting director of Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit


Madsen, who currently serves as DIU’s deputy director and director of strategic engagement, will take over temporarily when Mike Brown officially exits on Sept. 2.

Pentagon’s departing DIU director reflects on his legacy — and what’s next


Mike Brown briefed FedScoop on some of what defined his service at DIU — the great, and the not-so-good parts — and also shared new details about his plans for what’s to come.

Exiting DIU director urges Pentagon to refresh how it adopts commercial tech for future wars


The Defense Innovation Unit has enabled a number of technologies that are now being put to use in Ukraine.

Prototyped DIU technologies coming to GSA contracts


The agencies on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding, their second collaboration to date.

DIU adds new venture funding pool for defense tech startups


DIU adds the National Security Innovation Capital (NSIC) fund to its innovation toolkit.

Pentagon names Gregory Kausner acting head of acquisition


Paul Cramer takes up the No.2 procurement job as Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment.