Posts Tagged: Collins

Leading Across Boundaries in an Era of Complex Challenges

Governments today face serious, seemingly intractable public management issues that go to the core of effective governance and leadership. Government leaders are presented with difficult choices, but also unprecedented opportunities. The right kind of leadership approach and style can drive change in government. From budget reductions to a struggling economy, disasters to pandemics, the seemingly… Read more »

Francis Collins: NIH Aims for Upgraded Medical Robotics

The National Institutes of Health has awarded nearly $2.4 million in funding for three robotics projects in an effort to help patients with disabilities and aid in medical procedures. NIH is participating for the second year in the National Robotics Initiative to build robots that are intended to assist visually- and physically-impaired individuals and enhance… Read more »

Special Operations Command Seeks Dust-Proof Helicopter Vision

The Technical Applications Contracting Office at Fort Eustis, Va. has selected three defense contractors to develop synthetic-vision helicopter avionics that work in dusty conditions for Special Operations Command, Military Aerospace & Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes SOCOM officials have allocated between three and five years of technology demonstrations for the Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage… Read more »