Defense Innovation Unit Opens Chicago Office as Part of Midwest Expansion

DefenseNews DIU Opens Chicago Office Expansion Midwest

The Defense Innovation Unit, a Department of Defense organization founded to help the U.S. military make faster use of emerging commercial technologies, opened a new hub in Chicago to expand its presence in the Midwest.

“Chicago is part of DIU’s broader regional strategy to extend DoD’s reach as a customer and economic development partner to companies, labs, accelerators, academia and investors across the country,” it said in as statement April 21. “In turn, DoD aims to discover emerging technology solutions faster, speed their adoption and expand the base of suppliers supporting our military.”

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