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October 7th, 2009

Defense Appropriations Bill Includes Over $60 Million for Military & Technology

Abstract:
"Along with providing millions to fund job-creating advances in nanotechnology and clean energy technologies, this bill will help Oregon National Guard members succeed at home once their service abroad is over," said Senator Ron Wyden.

Funding for the following projects include:

ONAMI Nanoelectronics, Nanometrology and Nanobiotechnology Initiative - Portland State University - $4,800,000 - Multnomah County Funds will help advance research into biomedicine, measurement/imaging and electronics.

ONAMI Safer Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing - University of Oregon - $4,400,000 - Lane County Funds will be used to develop safer and greener nanomaterials and nanomanufacturing methods.

ONAMI Miniaturized Tactical Energy Systems Development - Oregon State University - $3,000,000 - Benton County. Funds will be used to develop miniaturized energy systems such as soldier power systems and advanced cooling units.

ARL-ONAMI Center for Nanoarchitectures for Enhanced Performance - University of Oregon - $1,000,000 - Lane County. Funds will be used to continue to build early stage technology for Army sensing, communications, portable energy storage and generation and thermal management requirements.

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