Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

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The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is poised to enter a bold new era. Leading Fort McMurray and the nine rural communities that comprise Wood Buffalo, we are charting a course as a global leader for sustainable living in the north.

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WHITE HOUSE EXPANDS CORONAVIRUS-FOCUSED SUPERCOMPUTING CONSORTIUM

White House | April 07, 2020

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The White House accepted three new members into the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium this week—less than a month after producing the new partnership to accelerate research around the novel coronavirus and ultimately help halt it. The National Center for Atmospheric Research’s Wyoming Supercomputing Center, chipmaker AMD and graphics processing units-maker NVIDIA join a variety of other national labs, agencies, companies and academic institutions that have volunteered a ...

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BD: US GOVERNMENT INVESTS $24 MILLION TO SCALE-UP MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES

BD | July 31, 2020

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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, today announced a $24 million investment from the U.S. Department of Defense in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support the scale up of U.S. manufacturing capabilities for BD Veritor™ Solution for Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2. The additional capital equipment will bolster domestic production and increase total production capacity by 50 percent. These investments will ena...

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US GOVERNMENT URGED TO SPEND $25BN A YEAR ON AI OR RISK FALLING BEHIND

CNAS | February 05, 2020

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Congress and the White House should work together to increase annual federal spending on artificial intelligence (AI) research and development to US$25bn (€19.2bn), according to a national security think tank. This is one of a number of recommendations set out in a report – entitled The American AI Century: A Blueprint for Action – from the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), an influential Washington, DC think tank established in 2007 and funded largely by defence firms....

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PARROT ANNOUNCES SELECTION IN BLUE SUAS PROGRAM BY U.S. ARMY AND DEFENSE INNOVATION UNIT

Parrot | September 03, 2020

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Parrot, the leading European drone group, is pleased to announce its selection in the Blue sUAS program by the U.S. Army and the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU). The DIU is a Department of Defense organization that accelerates commercial technology for national defense. The Blue sUAS program is a spin-off of the Short-Range Reconnaissance (SRR) program launched by the Army and DIU in April 2019. The Blue sUAS drone development effort was organized in response to increased government-wide demand fo...

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WHITE HOUSE EXPANDS CORONAVIRUS-FOCUSED SUPERCOMPUTING CONSORTIUM

White House | April 07, 2020

The White House accepted three new members into the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium this week—less than a month after producing the new partnership to accelerate research around the novel coronavirus and ultimately help halt it. The National Center for Atmospheric Research’s Wyoming Supercomputing Center, chipmaker AMD and graphics processing units-maker NVIDIA join a variety of other national labs, agencies, companies and academic institutions that have volunteered a ...

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BD: US GOVERNMENT INVESTS $24 MILLION TO SCALE-UP MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES

BD | July 31, 2020

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, today announced a $24 million investment from the U.S. Department of Defense in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support the scale up of U.S. manufacturing capabilities for BD Veritor™ Solution for Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2. The additional capital equipment will bolster domestic production and increase total production capacity by 50 percent. These investments will ena...

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US GOVERNMENT URGED TO SPEND $25BN A YEAR ON AI OR RISK FALLING BEHIND

CNAS | February 05, 2020

Congress and the White House should work together to increase annual federal spending on artificial intelligence (AI) research and development to US$25bn (€19.2bn), according to a national security think tank. This is one of a number of recommendations set out in a report – entitled The American AI Century: A Blueprint for Action – from the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), an influential Washington, DC think tank established in 2007 and funded largely by defence firms....

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PARROT ANNOUNCES SELECTION IN BLUE SUAS PROGRAM BY U.S. ARMY AND DEFENSE INNOVATION UNIT

Parrot | September 03, 2020

Parrot, the leading European drone group, is pleased to announce its selection in the Blue sUAS program by the U.S. Army and the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU). The DIU is a Department of Defense organization that accelerates commercial technology for national defense. The Blue sUAS program is a spin-off of the Short-Range Reconnaissance (SRR) program launched by the Army and DIU in April 2019. The Blue sUAS drone development effort was organized in response to increased government-wide demand fo...

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