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Contractor: University of Southern California, Information Sciences Institute
Department: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
University of Southern California, Information Sciences Institute, Marina del Rey, CA, is being awarded a $8,369,610.00 modification to a cost, no fee contract (HR0011-11-C-0041). DARPA is investigating methods of validating the functionality and reliability of integrated circuits under the Integrity and Reliability in Integrated Circuits (IRIS) program. The Information Sciences Institute of the University of Southern California proposes to aid the Government in performing research in this area by supplying benchmark test articles to better focus and drive the results of the IRIS program. Over the course of two Phases, the IRIS Test Article Generation effort will deliver test articles for Technical Areas 1, 3 and 4a of the IRIS program. These test articles may be comprised of application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) hardware devices, ASIC design files, or field-programmable gate array (FPGA) design files, as mandated by the targeted technical area. At the Government’s direction, the test articles will be delivered to the IRIS contractor community. Work will be performed in Marina del Rey, CA (100 precent). The work is expected to be completed by July 25, 2014. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.
Total Contract Value: $8,369,610