The Nationwide Institute of Requirements and Know-how intends sole supply a contract for a synthetic intelligence and nanotechnology lab-to-market (L2M) examine to the Institute for Protection Analyses, in line with a discover issued Aug. 3.
The Institute for Protection Analyses administers STPI, a federally funded R&D heart (FFRDC) that helps the White Home Office of Science and Technology Policy in making L2M choices.
NIST believes the Institute for Protection Analyses is the one vendor able to performing the examine as a result of personal firms might profit “unfairly” from entry to authorities data out of STPI or try to steer suggestions of their favor, in line with the notice.
The Institute for Protection Analyses has historical past broadly assessing the federal know-how switch panorama and performing agency-specific analyses of early investments in R&D and commercialization efforts.
NIST might choose to compete the contract primarily based on responses to its discover, due 8 a.m. EDT on Aug. 15.