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Technology Transition

Moving technologies out of R&D phases toward real-world operational use

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05/21/2014
Information technology (IT) is a key enabler for the Defense Department (DoD) and has been a focus area for DARPA since its founding in 1958. DARPA’s contributions to modern IT are well-known—perhaps most notably, DARPA is generally credited with developing and prototyping the technology for what is now known as the Internet. But while the DoD currently enjoys IT superiority, that superiority cannot be taken for granted.
March 2, 2016,
Location upon request
DARPA has invested more than $200 million in support of President Obama's Brain Initiative since 2014. This Federal investment has accelerated the development of innovative neurotechnologies with the potential to improve human health and change the way people live, work, and play. On March 2, 2016, DARPA will host a small meeting of technology-minded investors, scientists, and entrepreneurs to showcase several current, cutting-edge neurotechnology efforts, consider future trajectories and potential applications, and encourage continued investment and eventual commercialization of some of these technologies. Space is limited. Interested parties with venture portfolios in this domain should email justin.sanchez@darpa.mil for more information and registration details.
Special Assistant to the Director / U.S. Army Operational Liaison
Colonel Allen Walker joined DARPA as a special assistant to the director and U.S. Army operational liaison in 2019. He previously served as the Branch Chief of Maneuver Support in the Director of Force Management, G-3/5/7, Department of the Army.
Special Assistant to the Director, U.S. Air Force Operational Liaison
Colonel Ronald Gilbert joined DARPA as the U.S. Air Force operational liaison in 2019. He previously served as the Vice Commander, 57th Wing, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, where he was second-in-command for 37 squadrons, more than 3,300 personnel, and 150 combat aircraft spread across 11 geographically separated installations.
Special Assistant to the Director, U.S. Navy Operational Liaison
Captain Daniel Brunk joined DARPA as the U.S. Navy operational liaison in 2017. He previously served on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations in the Operations and Plans Division as the Ocean Systems and Nuclear Matters branch head.