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DARPA’s success depends on the vibrant ecosystem of innovation within which the Agency operates, and is fueled by partners in multiple sectors.

Darpa Events

Electronics Resurgence Initiative (ERI) Summit 2019

July 15 – 17, 2019
To jump-start innovation and foster forward-looking collaborations across the U.S. electronics community, DARPA’s Microsystems Technology Office will host a three-day event that will bring together those most impacted by the coming inflection in Moore’s Law. The 2019 ERI Summit will highlight the technical achievements of ERI programs, support continued research collaborations, and offer opportunities to solicit community input on new efforts.

Spectrum Collaboration Challenge

October 23, 2019
DARPA’s Microsystems Technology Office will hold a series of competitive events as the Agency’s next grand challenge—the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2)—unfolds over three years, starting in 2016. SC2 is the first-of-its-kind collaborative machine-learning competition to overcome scarcity in the radio frequency spectrum. Today, access to the spectrum is managed by dividing it into rigid, exclusively licensed bands.

For a full list, please visit our Events page.