America Makes has reportedly put aside up to US$1.5 mn to fund a range of projects focus on US defense needs in the field.

According to the organization, the project technologies will be demonstrated at a location chosen by the US Department of Defense (DoD) in US with extremes of temperature.  

The seven projects are entitled:

  • build the forward operating base challenge
  • unmanned ground vehicle challenge
  • warfighter medical, health and nutrition challenge
  • power challenge
  • cyber challenge
  • staying in the fight challenge
  • other.

More information can be found here.