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Foundation Building: DARPA Awards $15.3M in Basic Research Grants to Spur the Next Generation of Defense Innovators July 30, 2012 DARPA mentors Young Faculty Award recipients in pursuit of science and mathematics breakthroughs Innovation requires latitude to experiment and freedom to explore without fear of failure. Strategic innovation requires experimentation with a purpose. Every year since 2006, DARPA has awarded grants to promising academic scientists, engineers and mathematicians to foster strategic innovation in a defense context and, in the process, enhance basic research at colleges and universities throughout the United States. Under the auspices of the Young Faculty Awards (YFA) program, DARPA hopes to develop the next generation of researchers in key defense-related disciplines and encourage them to focus a significant portion of their careers on defense issues...