Safeguarding The Crown Jewels of U.S. Innovation
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• Michael Brown – Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)
• Bobby Chesney – The University of Texas at Austin
• Michael Kratsios – White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
In an era of great power competition, U.S. national security depends on the military having access to commercial innovation. The line between commercial vs. military technology is blurring rapidly as investment in commercial R&D outpaces investment in defense R&D by a factor of 3x-5x. Learn how the government is building a National Security Innovation Base to tap into this technology and safeguarding the crown jewels of U.S. innovation.
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