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Contractor: Microelectronics Advanced Research Corporation
Department: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Microelectronics Advanced Research Corp. (MARCO), Durham, N.C., has been awarded a $15,549,979 transaction for the Semiconductor Technology Advanced Research Network (STARnet). STARnet is a nationwide network of multi-university research centers that seeks to keep the U. S. Department of Defense and U.S. semiconductor and defense systems firms at the forefront of the global microelectronics revolution. These centers are focused on discovering solutions to the intractable problems that are forecast to lie in the future of integrated circuit progress and to lay the foundations for microsystems innovations once the improvements associated with Moore’s Law are exhausted. Work will be performed in Durham, N.C. (4.61 percent); Minneapolis, Minn. (14.95%); Notre Dame, Ind. (15.89 percent); Ann Arbor, Mich. (15.22 percent); Champaign, Ill. (15.93 percent); Los Angeles, Calif. (18.74 percent) and Berkeley, Calif. (14.66 percent). The estimated completion date is Jan. 23, 2015. Fiscal 2013 research and development funds are being obligated at time of award. The contracting activity is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Va., (HR0011-13-3-0002).
Total Contract Value: $15,549,979