NIST Awards $38.5 Million to Accelerate Public Safety Communications Technologies
- Laura Ost for NIST June 13th, 2017
- Source: https://www.nist.gov/news-events/news/2017/06/nist-awards-385-million-accelerate-public-safety-communications
The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded $38.5 million to 33 research and development (R&D) projects aimed at advancing broadband communications technologies for first responders.
“Through programs like FirstNet (link is external), President Trump and this administration are working hard to keep Americans safe,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “These grant awards will help fulfill our mission, ensuring that first responders have access to advanced tools that can save lives.”