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DIUx gets new authorities, prepares to transition programs to production

August 11, 2017 |
Justin Doubleday
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The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental has been granted new authorities and is preparing to transition several technologies to production this year, as the organization claims it is "here to stay" under the Trump administration. DIUx is now able to enter into cooperative research and development agreements; execute prize competitions, such as an upcoming "computer vision challenge" event; hire business and engineering talent in as little as one day, compared to the previous months-long process; and host conferences, as well as...

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