Centreville, VA, March 13, 2016: - Fulcrum CEO, Mr. Jeff Handy, announced today an award on the "DARPA Biological Technologies Office (BTO)" multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), as a subcontractor to Schafer Corporation.
The mission of the DARPA BTO is to foster, demonstrate, and transition breakthrough fundamental research and applications that integrate biology, engineering, and computer science. As a member of the Schafer team, Fulcrum will contribute specialized technical expertise and support in the focus areas of Neuroscience and Brain-Machine Interface. Fulcrum’s lead Senior Scientist, Dr. David McMullen, MD was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Medicine as well as a Surgical Resident in the JHU Department of Neurosurgery before joining Fulcrum in 2015. Dr. McMullen investigated intra-cranial electrode neural recordings in human patients with epilepsy for use in Brain – Machine interfaces (BMIs) to control advanced robotic prosthetic limbs by means of computer vision.
"Fulcrum has a 25 year history of providing focused technical, R&D and S&T throughout the Department of Defense", stated Mr. Handy, "we are continuously adding to our team of proven scientists and technical experts that are providing support to agencies and services within the DoD, AF and Intelligence Community (IC). We are excited to be supporting DARPA, and remain committed to bring new capabilities and talent to support our Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, Marines, DoD Civilians and other Contractors protecting our Great Nation."
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