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Interagency partnerships help federal labs take home 46 R&D100 awards

Federal laboratories were well represented among the 2020 R&D100 award winners announced in late September and early October by R&D World magazine. Federal labs brought home 46 awards, including six awards earned by interagency partnerships.

This renowned worldwide competition, now in its 58th year, received entries from 19 countries/regions. This year, the judging panel grew to include nearly 50 well-respected industry professionals across the globe, including new judges in places such as Australia, Nigeria, and the United Kingdom.

The interagency awards included:

PROCESS PROTOTYPING CATEGORY

1. FOVEA (Forensic Video Exploitation and Analysis) Tool Suite
MIT Lincoln Laboratory and the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate

2. The Resilience Planning and Analysis Tool (RAPT)
Argonne National Laboratory and the Federal Emergency Management Agency

3. TIDE (Threat Identification, Determination, and Evaluation)
Argonne National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service

MECHANICAL/MATERIALS CATEGORY

4. Millimeter-Wave Shoe Scanner
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate

5. QUIC-Fire: A Fast 3D Fire-Atmosphere Feedback Model for Complex Wildland Fire Management
Los Alamos National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service

6. TeraByte InfraRed Delivery (TBIRD): 200 Gigabits-per-Second Free Space Optical Communications
MIT Lincoln Laboratory and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Use these links to see the full list of winners in each category:

Process Prototyping and Software Services categories: https://www.rdworldonline.com/rd-100-award-winners-announced-in-process-...

Mechanical/Materials category: https://www.rdworldonline.com/rd-100-award-winners-announced-in-mechanic...

Analytical/test and IT/electrical categories: https://www.rdworldonline.com/rd-100-award-winners-announced-in-analytic...

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