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Feb 21, 2018, 09:00 ET SRI International Leading Security Research for U.S. Army Research Lab Initiative to Develop and Secure the Internet of Battlefield Things (IoBT)

To meet the growing need for smart battlefield capabilities, the U.S. Army Research Lab (ARL) awarded $25 million to the "Alliance for IoBT...


Dec 07, 2017, 13:00 ET Scientists from SRI International and Collaborations Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identify Potential New Ebola Virus Therapy

In the search for drugs that are effective against Ebola virus, scientists from SRI International and Collaborations Pharmaceuticals, Inc., led a...


Oct 17, 2017, 12:00 ET Enaex Launches Robominer Mining Robot Developed in Collaboration with SRI International

As part of its mining technology innovation program, Enaex (subsidiary of the Sigdo Koppers Group) has launched Robominer®, a teleoperated robot...


Oct 09, 2017, 13:42 ET ShangPharma Innovation and SRI International Announce Drug Discovery Collaboration

ShangPharma Innovation Inc. (SPII) and SRI International today announced a strategic collaboration to accelerate the development of innovative...


Aug 24, 2017, 13:00 ET SRI International Launches Ancora Medical Technology, a Medical Device Company to Address Critical Needs in Pain Management

SRI International today announced the launch of Ancora Medical Technology, its latest spin-off venture. Ancora's initial product will be a new type...


Jun 27, 2017, 09:00 ET IARPA Awards SRI International Multi-Year $12.5 Million Contract To Address Vulnerabilities In Current Biometric Security Systems

SRI International has been awarded a four-year $12.5 million contract by IARPA's (The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, National...


Jun 05, 2017, 15:20 ET SRI International Scientist Receives Sleep Research Society's Highest Award for Scientific Advances in Sleep Research

SRI International neurobiologist Thomas S. Kilduff, Ph.D. has been named the Sleep Research Society's Distinguished Scientist for 2017. Dr....


Apr 27, 2017, 12:30 ET SRI International Awarded $4.7 Million in Agreements to Manufacture and Test Vaccine Against Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis

SRI International has been awarded two agreements worth $4.7 million to manufacture and conduct clinical testing on a potential new vaccine against...


Mar 30, 2017, 12:30 ET SRI International Receives U.S. FDA Clearance for Investigational New Drug Application Evaluating Novel Oral Treatment to Combat Radiation Exposure

SRI International has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to evaluate a...


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,...