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DDN: Two local universities win DOD awards to beef up ‘defense ecosystem’


Excerpt from the Dayton Daily News

The Department of Defense is helping Wright State University and the University of Dayton purchase research equipment.

The two local universities are among dozens nationwide to receive awards to lay the groundwork for defense-oriented research.

In all, nearly $60 million has been awarded, the DOD recently said.

Wright State received an award to purchase equipment for “high-throughput luminiometry” research, the department said.

Similarly, the University of Dayton received an award for equipment to further “X‐ray Crystallographic Computed Tomograph” research.

In all, the DOD announced awards to 147 university researchers totaling $59 million under the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP).