Army awards small businesses for innovation in AI, machine learning, sensors and clean technologies

The U.S. Army has announced another round of new contracts for small business innovation in technology areas that are critical to meeting the service’s acquisition and modernization goals.

The Office of Army Prize Competitions and the Army Applied Small Business Innovation Research Program notified eight small businesses of their selection for a Phase I contract award of up to $250,000 each, and five other small businesses of their selection for a Direct to Phase II contract award of up to $1.7 million each for their innovative solutions in system monitoring and radar targeting sensors, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and climate and clean technologies.

Each contract opportunity was shaped in partnership with an Army program executive office and/or research and development laboratory to appropriately align SBIR investments with Army modernization priorities and the DOD’s key science and technology areas – with particular focus on capabilities most likely to transition to Soldier use.

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