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Mar 08, 2017, 15:20 ET SRI International Awarded Two BARDA Contracts to Provide Nonclinical Research Services

SRI International has been awarded two contracts worth up to $90 million from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)....


Feb 16, 2017, 12:00 ET SRI International's Shakey the Robot to be Honored with "IEEE Milestone" at the Computer History Museum

Shakey the Robot, the world's first mobile, intelligent robot, developed at SRI International between 1966-1972, will be honored today with a...


Jan 13, 2017, 14:16 ET SRI International Awarded U.S. Department of Education Contract to Lead Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia

SRI Education, a division of SRI International, has been awarded a five-year contract from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of...


Dec 06, 2016, 14:51 ET SRI Awarded $150 Million NIAID-DAIDS Contract to Provide Development and Manufacturing Support for Promising HIV-Prevention Products

SRI International has been awarded a contract of up to $150 million from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and...


Nov 17, 2016, 12:30 ET SRI International to Lead Program to Develop Technology for Restoring Power to a Grid Facing a Cyberattack

Researchers from SRI International are leading a collaborative team to develop cutting-edge technology that can be used by utilities and cyber...


Nov 07, 2016, 12:30 ET SRI International Celebrates 70th Anniversary of World-Changing Research & Development - and Looks to New Advances

SRI International today celebrates its 70th anniversary and begins its next 70 years of high-impact research. SRI was founded by the trustees of...


Oct 24, 2016, 14:56 ET Rigorous SRI Study Shows Online Mathematics Homework Program Developed at Worcester Polytechnic Institute Increases Student Achievement

A new study from SRI Education, a division of SRI International, found that a web-based mathematics homework intervention called ASSISTments,...


Oct 20, 2016, 14:33 ET SRI International's Parijat Bhatnagar Wins Prestigious NIH New Innovator Award

SRI International scientist Parijat Bhatnagar, Ph.D., program director for Cell-Based Medicine in SRI Biosciences, has received a 2016 National...


Aug 10, 2016, 12:30 ET Disrupting the Apple Cart: Abundant Robotics to Automate Orchard Harvests

 SRI International today announced the spin-out and launch of Abundant Robotics, an agriculture technology company focused on helping make...


Jun 29, 2016, 13:46 ET SRI International Announces Collaboration with Polish R&D Agency

SRI International today announced a long-term project with the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR), a Polish R&D agency focused...


May 19, 2016, 13:00 ET SRI International Appoints Two New Leaders to its Executive Team

 SRI International, an independent, nonprofit research and development organization, has announced the hiring of two new executives. Greg...


Mar 23, 2016, 12:30 ET SRI Biosciences - Stanford Drug Discovery and Development Program to Explore New Molecular Target for Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer

 A new collaborative project between scientists at SRI International and physician-researchers from Stanford Cancer Institute will support...


Mar 22, 2016, 12:30 ET SRI International Adds New Members to Board of Directors

 SRI International has elected David Hoyt and Laura Wright to join its Board of Directors. The two new members bring a wealth of experience in...


Mar 14, 2016, 09:00 ET SRI Identity™ Introduces IOM Access Control Tablet to Converge Enterprise Security and Operations

 SRI Identity™, a line of business of SRI International, today introduced its IOM Access Control Tablet for mainstream access control...


Mar 10, 2016, 12:27 ET SRI International Receives $19.8 Million National Cancer Institute Contract for PREVENT Cancer Program

 SRI International has been awarded a contract of up to $19.8 million from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) PREVENT Cancer Preclinical Drug...


Mar 09, 2016, 13:22 ET Fixing California's Broken Teacher Evaluation System: Lessons from Three School Districts

A new study funded by the Stuart Foundation and conducted by J. Koppich & Associates and SRI Education, a division of SRI International,...


Mar 08, 2016, 12:00 ET New Report Maps Out How Research Can Raise the Bar on Developing Adults' Skills for Success in 21st Century Careers

SRI Education, a division of SRI International, and The Joyce Foundation have released a report that discusses how evidence-based research provides...


Feb 25, 2016, 11:00 ET SRI International Awarded $8.5 Million DARPA Contract For Data Privacy

 SRI International today has been awarded an $8.5 million contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Brandeis program...


Feb 23, 2016, 14:21 ET SRI International Teams with Purdue, Wisconsin and Georgia to Develop Cutting-Edge Technology to Prevent Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Cyberattacks

 Researchers at SRI International are leading a collaborative effort to create new technologies that will expose advanced persistent threats...


Jan 06, 2016, 20:45 ET Yamaha Motor and SRI International Announce Collaboration on the Development of a Motorcycle-Riding Humanoid Robot (MOTOBOT) at CES 2016

 At CES 2016, SRI International and Yamaha Motor Co.,Ltd (Yamaha Motor) announce their collaboration toward the development of MOTOBOT, the...


Dec 08, 2015, 09:30 ET SRI Biosciences and Stanford Cancer Institute Launch Drug Discovery Program

A new collaborative program between scientists at SRI Biosciences, a division of SRI International, and physician-researchers from Stanford Cancer...


Nov 09, 2015, 14:52 ET SRI International Forms New Subsidiary Ravenswood Solutions

SRI International today announced the formation of a new wholly-owned subsidiary, Ravenswood Solutions, which will provide military, homeland...


Nov 02, 2015, 14:30 ET SRI International Receives $9 Million Contract to Support National Cancer Institute PREVENT Cancer Program

 SRI International has been awarded a contract of up to $9 million to provide preclinical development services to the National Cancer Institute...


Oct 28, 2015, 13:43 ET SRI Biosciences Researchers Part of Team Reporting New Cancer Therapy Strategy in Nature

 Two researchers from SRI Biosciences, a division of SRI International, were members of a team reporting in the journal Nature about a new...


Oct 27, 2015, 15:01 ET SRI International Awarded $40 Million NICHD Contract for Preclinical Development of New Contraceptive Products

 SRI International has been awarded a Biological Testing Facility (BTF) contract of up to $40 million from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Institute...