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Aug. 11, 2017

Mattis: Impact of Industry Innovation Will Continue to Grow at DoD

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the impact of innovation from high-tech companies will continue to grow at the Defense Department, during his first official visit to Defense Innovation Unit Experimental in Silicon Valley.

Aug. 10, 2017

DoD’s Innovation Initiative Remains Top Priority, Mattis Says

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters traveling with him in Washington and California that maintaining the Defense Department’s innovation initiative for the warfighter is a top priority for him, just as it was for his predecessor.

Nov. 30, 2016

DIUx Releases Guide For Faster, Less-Costly Technology Acquisition

The Defense Department’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental shared its model for success as it released a guidebook describing how agencies can create contracting vehicles to bring technological innovations to practical use in less time and at lower cost.

Nov. 17, 2016

Defense Innovation Unit Calls on Guard, Reserve to Expand Nationally

The Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental technology outposts will expand beyond their offices in three states by calling on innovators and tech experts in the National Guard and reserve to expand the DIUx presence nationwide.

July 26, 2016

Carter Opens Second DoD Innovation Hub in Boston

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental's second outpost, which opened in Boston, joins ongoing technology efforts at a similar location in Silicon Valley, Calif.

July 22, 2016

Carter to Travel to Boston, Fort Bragg and Chicago

Defense Secretary Ash Carter plans to travel to Boston, North Carolina and Illinois to advance the Defense Department's top priorities: defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, recruiting top talent and working with America's innovative technology community.

March 31, 2016

DoD Hosts Army Cyber Innovation Challenge Kickoff in Silicon Valley

The Defense Department’s Silicon Valley innovation outpost is hosting a meeting with Army and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency officials to highlight potential contracting opportunities.

March 4, 2016

Carter Reviews New Technologies From DoD’s Silicon Valley Unit

Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited DIUx as part of a trip to Silicon Valley -- his third as defense secretary -- and to Seattle to discuss technology and cybersecurity initiatives with officials at some of the region’s top tech companies.

Oct. 29, 2015

DoD’s Silicon Valley Innovation Experiment Begins

Two months after Defense Secretary Ash Carter officially opened the doors of the Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental, the new director and his early team members already are engaging with potential innovators.

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